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Redo ’93: Tupac Shakur’s Shootout With Police Proves Power To People

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Tupac Shakur was about that action. For all the conversations about the subject matter of his songs being derogatory, few talk about him as a true rider for the community. Like that one time on Halloween 1993 when Shakur drove past two drunk off duty officers, in Atlanta, and confronted them for uttering a racial […]

Malcolm X’s Top 10 Influences In Hip Hop Music

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TheSource.com has put together a classic list honoring the legacy and works of the man who made intelligence cool in Hip Hop music Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little also known to many as El-Hajj Malik El Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist born in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 19, 1925. He […]

Tupac’s Bandanas to be Auctioned for Up to $4K

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Tough times are coming to America so everyone is looking for a quick buck. Highsnobiety reports that a “very close family friend” of Tupac Shakur is auctioning a blue and red bandana owned and worn by him. The outlet reports they’re in “very good” condition and there’s proof that it actually belonged to the late […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Tupac Drops ‘Strictly For My N.I.G.G.A.Z…’ LP 27 Years Ago

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On this date in 1993, Tupac Shakur released his second full-length studio album Strictly For My N.I.G.G.A.Z… on Jive Records and T.N.T. Recordings. With the ‘N’ word always having a negative connotation, ‘Pac flipped it to an acronym, meaning  Never Ignorant Getting Goals Accomplished with the “Z” in the title making it plural. This album continued on the […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: ‘Gridlock’d’ Starring Tupac Shakur Was Released In Theaters 23 Years Ago

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On this date in 1997, the Vondie Curtis-Hall-directed, Gramercy Pictures-distributed flick Gridlock’d, starring Tim Roth and Tupac Shakur, hit theaters across the country. Taking place in Detroit, this film is about Spoon(Tupac Shakur) and Stretch(Tim Roth), two heroin addicts attempting to change their lives after witnessing their bandmate overdose on drugs the first time she […]

Megan Thee Stallion Previews Upcoming Tupac Shakur Sample

Megan Thee Stallion wrapped up her vacation with her hottie crew and her fans are eagerly waiting for new music. She previewed an upcoming single presumably titled, “B.I.T.C.H” based on her stylist EJ King’s caption, and it’s sounding fire. Her best friend/assistant Kelsey Nicole, and another friend were in the back twerking as Meg rapped […]