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17 hrs ago | Spin

Questlove Defends Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy,' the 'Song of the Summer'

With Saul Williams claiming that Tupac musicals are doomed to fail in a society that supoprts Iggy Azalea, the controversy surrounding the Southern-sounding rapper from Australia rages on amongst hip-hop historians and general rap fans.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Saul Williams, The Roots, Black Entertainment

Yesterday | Examiner.com

Is Iggy Azalea to blame for failed Tupac musical?

JULY 04: Iggy Azalea performs on stage at Wireless Festival at Finsbury Park on July 4, 2014 in London, United Kingdom.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Saul Williams

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

"Holler If You Hear Me" Is A Story Far Too Familiar

"Holler If You Hear Me" is a play that our own Saul Williams was starring in at the Palace Theater on Broadway in New York City.

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Related Topix: Saul Williams, Hip-Hop, Theater, Arts, Rap

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

N.W.A. casting call defining beauty backfires, reveals ugly of Hollywood

There are still grown-ups who believe in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. They're the same people who believe that violent, sexist rap music and blood-and murder-filled video games have absolutely no effect on kids.

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Related Topix: Ice Cube, Rap, Black Entertainment, N.W.a., Dr. Dre, Comedy Movies, Are We There Yet?, Family, Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Black Enterprise

Tupac Shakur Musical Closes After A Month

The rap musical "Holler If Ya Hear Me," that pays homage to the music of late rap icon Tupac Shakur will be short lived on Broadway.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Rap, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Tupac Shakur musical 'Holler if Ya Hear Me' to close

"Holler If Ya Hear Me," the rap musical inspired by Tupac's lyrics and poetry, will have its final performance on Sunday at the Palace Theatre - just one month after opening.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Arts, Poetry, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Time

Tupac Broadway Musical to Close Following Dismal Box Office Performance

Tonya Pinkins, left, and Christopher Jackson during a performance of "Holler If Ya Hear Me," at the Palace Theatre in New York.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur

Sat Jul 12, 2014

HipHopDx

Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales

This week's top stories feature Chris Brown, Wale and Tupac. Chris Brown's gang signs draw attention, Wale comments on Meek Mill's disses and the CIA tweets about Tupac were the week's top stories on HipHopDX.

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Related Topix: Rap

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

'Holler If Ya Hear Me' or call if you have five million to save me

The spirit of Tupac may be alive on Broadway, but for how long? Will $39.00 tickets reach their target theatre audience wallets? Broadway Global media is all a buzz, with lead producer Eric L. Gold said to be searching for five million to keep the rap musical Holler If Ya Hear Me on Broadway.

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Related Topix: Rap, Public Relations, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mobile Marketer

Broadway mobile-social campaign targets urban youngsters

Broadway musical 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' is promoting strategically through social to target urban, hip-hop enthusiasts, particularly a younger generation.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Rap, Twitter

Mobile Marketer

Broadway mobile-social campaign targets urban youngsters

Broadway musical 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' is promoting strategically through social to target urban, hip-hop enthusiasts, particularly a younger generation.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Rap, Twitter

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNN

CIA gets cute on Twitter

The Central Intelligence Agency has been on Twitter for all of a month now. And it seems whoever is doing the official tweeting is a bit of a cut-up, out to show that the CIA is, hands down, the funniest American agency to ever overthrow a foreign government.

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Related Topix: Rap, US Politics, US News

The IE's Hottest Music 99.1 KGGI

CIA Takes To Twitter And Answers The Question.. "Where's 2 Pac?"

So recently the CIA got on Twitter back in June. To celebrate their one month Twitter anniversary they responded with some answers to some of the Twitter questions out there.

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Related Topix: Twitter, 2 Pac, Rap

RollingStone

CIA Makes Joke About Tupac's Murder on Twitter

The CIA has put its foot down on one of music's biggest mysteries, offering the most definitive answer a top-secret intelligence agency can give on matters involving the whereabouts of one of the most beloved smooth operatives: "No, we don't know where Tupac is," the agency tweeted on Monday.

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Related Topix: Rap, Social Software, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Black Enterprise

Tupac Shakur's Legacy Hits Broadway

Broadway has always given voice to popular culture and social change. "South Pacific," "West Side Story," "Hair," "For Colored Girlsa ," "Sarafina," and "Rent" are among those that hit home.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Rap, Theater, Arts, California

The Washington Post

The CIA is tweeting things about rap murder conspiracies now

The CIA has been on Twitter for a month and decided to celebrate that not-really-celebration-worthy event by answering "5 of the top questions you've asked" since @CIA came online.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Rap, North Carolina, Education

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Vibe

Tupac Shakur's Murder Explored In 'National Geographic' Doc

The death of West Coast rap legend, Tupac Shakur, has left the hip-hop community scratching its head for the past two decades.

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Related Topix: National Geographic, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Rap, Vocal

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Vibe

Jermaine Dupri Says Chris Brown Is Going To Be 'More Famous Than Tupac'

Even while incarcerated, Chris Brown ran R&B. Thanks to his Kid Ink collabos and mega hit "Loyals," Breezy has been prepping to make a killing once more, despite the legal drama.

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Related Topix: Rap, Black Entertainment, Jermaine Dupri, R&B, R-N-B

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Billboard

'Holler If Ya Hear Me' Review: Tupac Musical Is A...

Tupac Shakur's life was filled with events a playwright wouldn't dare invent. His mother was a Black Panther who was in prison while pregnant with him; he signed to Suge Knight's Death Row Records while in prison for felony abuse; he miraculously survived one shooting, only to be taken down by another in 1996 at age 25 - possibly as a result of a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Rap, Prison, The Notorious B.I.G.

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Switched

Theater: "The Lion" Roars (With Pride); Tupac Doesn't Bloom On Broadway In "Holler"

This one-man musical written by and starring Benjamin Scheuer is sweet, unassuming, very tuneful and very good.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Rap

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