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Happy Birthday Treach! Six Degrees of Success

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This day in Hip Hop history ushers in the bornday of the king of “OPP”, better known as Treach. For those who don’t know, Treach was the front man for the New Jersey rap collective Naughty By Nature. Born Anthony Criss in East Orange, New Jersey, Treach got his musical start in his hometown. He, […]

Benny Boom To Direct Tupac Shakur Biopic

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Though rap music is still a relatively young genre compared to other popular counterparts, the music and culture of Hip Hop is the United States’ biggest export, permeating the lifestyles of people across the globe. Back in 2009, a Notorious B.I.G. biopic hit theaters and sparked the idea of perhaps a film on Tupac Shakur. […]

Los Angeles’ Grammy Museum Hosts “All Eyez On Me” Tupac Exhibit

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If you happen to be in Los Angeles, California anytime before January 10, 2016 you have a chance to visit The Grammy Museum in downtown off Olympic Blvd. After paying the $12 entry fee, you will be directed to the elevator where you begin your self-led tour. On the fourth floor where the tour begins […]

Kendrick Lamar Pens Open Letter to Tupac Shakur On His 19th Deathiversary

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It’s safe to say that the cultural influence and creativity of Tupac Shakur rubbed off on Kendrick Lamar. K. Dot expresses his admiration for the late West Coast rapper in interviews and songs. His latest album To Pimp A Butterfly contained a song titled “Mortal Man” where Kendrick imagined a conversation with him and Pac. Today […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Who Murdered Hip Hop Legend Tupac Shakur?

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Who murdered 2Pac? After nearly two decades to he day the question still remains… Rapper Tupac Shakur was then taken to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada hospital after being shot several times in a drive-by on a Las Vegas strip and was under a medically induced coma for six days before dying from […]

R.I.P Hussein Fatal Of The Outlawz

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Bruce Washington a.k.a Hussein Fatal of Tupac’s Outlawz has died in a car accident It is a sad day in Hip Hop, as rapper Hussein Fatal of the group established by the late Tupac Shakur, Outlaw Immortalz, died on Saturday, July, 11, 2015 in a fatal car accident at the age of 38. It has […]

Happy Birthday Tupac! Top 5 Tupac Predictions

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Today June 16 Tupac Shakur would have turned 44 and even with his untimely death, he is still regarded as one of the most influential MC’s of our time 2Pac’s devoted followers look upon him as somewhat of a prophet due to his ability to remain relevant with the times long after his demise. In […]

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 […]

A Tupac Shakur Exhibit Will Open at the Grammy Museum in February

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Next month a Tupac exhibit will open at the Grammy Museum in LA. On Feburary 2, 2015 the Grammy Museum will open the “All Eyez On Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur,” exhibit. The exhibit focuses on Tupac’s solo career as well as his work with Digital Underground. Grammy Museum Executive Director Robert Santelli said this […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Tupac Drops His 2Pacalypse Now LP 23 Years Ago

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One of the game’s most celebrated artists drops his debut solo album on this date On this day in 1991, iconic emcee, actor, poet, and activist Tupac Amaru Shakur released his first album, 2Pacalypse Now. The LP was pushed by Interscope Records, and produced by his Digital Underground homie Shock G, Raw Fusion, Live Squad […]