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Tupac’s Friends Share Their Memories of him with The Source

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As part of a tribute to Tupac in The Source Magazine Issue #272, ‘Pac’s induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the release of All Eyez On Me, and his birthday today, The Source asked his close friends to share their memories of him.   “In the spring of 1990 during the Big Daddy […]

All Eyez On Me Releases On Tupac’s Birthday

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June 16, 1971. Rap pioneer Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in East Harlem, New York City yet he later became an icon who symbolized West Coast. The world didn’t know the impact that this man would later have in his mere 25 years on Earth, as 2Pac is widely regarded as one of the greatest artists and […]

Dr. Dre Puts Up $10 Million For Compton Performing Arts Center

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It was in 2015 that Dr. Dre unleashed his Compton album, vowing to donate the royalties ,add off the album to the development of a performing arts facility in his hometown. Now, the rapper and producerhas announced his commitment to donate $10 million to the center for the new Compton High School right where he grew up. Set […]

Tupac Shakur’s Most Powerful Records

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Words Shaheem Reid // This article was originally published in Issue #272 When you think of the greatest MCs ever, Tupac Shakur is on the Mount Rushmore of rap. While other rappers may be more nimble with skating across tracks with intricate flows, some may have had superior wordplay, none invoke emotion like Pac. With […]

The Best Of: Seven Tupac Samples You Didn’t Know You Needed

When All Eyez On Me hits theaters tomorrow, June 16, Tupac Shakur will earn yet another place in music history, being the latest rapper to have their story told on the big screen. During the ’90s, the rapper was lauded in the Hip-Hop community for his musical abilities. Whether he was getting the party started with […]

Hollywood Shuffle: Best Of Tupac Shakur’s Movies

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Words by Omari White – This article was originally published in issue #272 HOLLYWOOD SHUFFLE From getting the Juice and flying Above the Rim to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, we take a look at Tupac’s most notable big screen moments. Above The Rim (1994) Regarded as a classic streetball sports film, Above The Rim tells a […]

P Diddy And Suge Knight Agree On The Movie ‘All Eyez On Me’

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According to the production sources behind the new Tupac film, “All Eyez On Me” – producer L.T. Hutton reached out to both Diddy and Suge Knight for their opinions on it. The film actually turns out to be something they could agree on so no worries for the old East Coast-West Coast war. Diddy told the […]

Tupac Bonds With his mother Afeni Shakur in new All Eyez On Me Film

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Two new clips have been released  from “All Eyez On Me” in honor of Mother’s Day. The clips portray the unbreakable bond Tupac and his mother Afeni Shakur shared throughout his livelihood. In the first clip, you can see a festive Christmas for young Tupac. Afeni, played by Danai Gurira, gifts her son with a […]

Funkmaster Flex and Cash Jones Claim Tupac “Not a Legend” [Watch]

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20 years after the death of Hip-Hop icon Tupac, Hot 97 on air personality Funkmaster Flex and Ray J‘s manager Cash Jones are throwing out claims that have sent fans into a frenzy. During an Instagram Live session, Funkmaster Flex and Junior Mafia member Lil’ Cease began talking about the night when Tupac was shot […]

Tupac’s Powamekka Cafe Is Opening In New York

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A dream Tupac wrote about in a three-page open letter 21 years ago is about to become reality. Powamekka Cafe is a concept that Pac wrote about, and his estate will be teaming up with the Nas and John Seymour-owned restaurant, Sweet Chick to make it happen. Powamekka Cafe will be up and running on April […]

Snoop Dogg To Induct Tupac into Rock and Roll HOF | Source News Flash

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Today in Source News Flash: Snoop Dogg will induct Tupac into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a celebration in Brooklyn on April 7. Kodak Black reveals the artwork for his upcoming album Painting Pictures. Trey Songz drops Tremaine The Album. Supreme and The North Face reveal their collaboration for Spring/Summer 2017 collection. Virgil Abloh […]

Ghost- “Nina’s Son”

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Meet Ghost. Not the supernatural entity or the street lord of Showtime’s POWER, but the artist. The rap world knows him as Ghost, but personal associates call him Roderick Harris, Jr. Roderick was born in Bryan, Texas, in the dangerous community “Kurrupt City.” His vivid lyrics will haunt your thoughts, as he shares his life […]