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22 hrs ago | MTV

Tupac And The Notorious B.I.G. Impacted The VMAs In Ways You May Not Realize

We've seen some amazing hip-hop moments at the VMAs through the years. Still, when we think back on VMA history, we can't help but think about what could've been if Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. had lived to realize their full potential.

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Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

Yesterday | AllHipHop.com

Throwback Thursday- Tupac Ft. K-Ci and JoJo "How Do U Want It"

Does it get better than a Tupac and K-Ci and JoJo of Jodeci collaboration? "How Do U Want It" was a single by the late and great Tupac Shakur that featured R&B duo K-Ci & JoJo of Jodeci.

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Related Topix: K-Ci & Jojo, R-N-B, Rap, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Iol.co.za

Guns out in SA rap war

Does South Africa have a Biggie vs Tupac kind of hip hop rivalry on it's hands? AKA and Cassper Nyovest, two of the hottest names in Mzansi music, have been engaging in an online Twitter war that nearly turned fatal on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Rap

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Music-News.com

Nas: Rap nearly ended with Biggie and Tupac

Hip-hop stars Biggie and Tupac were engaged in a feud before they both passed away, which was dubbed a coastal rap war by the press as the stars hailed from different sides of America.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Jay-Z, Celebrities, Hip-Hop

Wed Aug 13, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Tupac Says He "Wrote Only One Song In Jail" In Post-Prison Interview From 1995

Tupac details the making of what would become "All Eyez On Me" just a week into recording and days after being released from prison.

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Related Topix: Rap, Prison

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WIGM-AM Medford

Tupac Album Gets Diamond Status

Tupac Shakur's classic All Eyez on Me album has been certified 10X Platinum in the newest batch of RIAA Gold & Platinum Certifications.

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

Mon Aug 04, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Migos Member Quavo Says Biting In Rap Wouldn't Be Tolerated If Tupac & Biggie Were Alive

During an interview with radio personality Jenny Boom Boom , Atlanta-based rap group Migos gave their thoughts on the late Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

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

HipHopDx

[News] 2Pac, Ruthless Records, Priority Records Set To Be Honored At...

Indie Entertainment Summit Conference & Hip Hop Honors is set to honor Tupac , Ruthless Records and Priority Records at its third-annual event, which is slated to take place August 6-9 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: 2pac, Rap, Black Entertainment, Media, Tupac Shakur, IGN Entertainment, Fox Filmed Entertainment, N.W.a.

Sat Aug 02, 2014

MTV

Here's Why Tupac Is Still Winning With 'All Eyez On Me'

Tupac's All Eyez on Me double-album, which was released in 1996, was certified diamond recently by the RIAA, which means 10 million copies of the classic album have been sold.

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Related Topix: Rap, Las Vegas, NV

Fri Aug 01, 2014

AllHipHop.com

Breeding Ground Pick: Eskabel

Eskabel was born December 3, 1986, in Houston, Texas into a world that destined him toward becoming a star.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Rap, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur

HipHopDx

[News] Tupac's "All Eyez On Me" Earns Diamond Certification From RIAA

The album, which features "California Love ," "How Do U Want It," "Life Goes On" and "2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted," among other hits, has gone 10 times platinum 18 years after its initial release.

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Related Topix: Rap, 2pac, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur

HipHopDx

[News] Eminem, Tupac, Jay Z Blended With 17th Century Art By Artist Amar Stewart

Exclusive: Stewart explains how he was inspired to create his "Hip Hop Royalty" series, which also features The Notorious B.I.G., Eazy-E and Ol' Dirty Bastard, among others.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Eminem, The Notorious B.I.G.

Wed Jul 30, 2014

AllHipHop.com

Beastie Boys' Mike D Discusses Tupac/Biggie Feud

Mike D of the legendary Beastie Boys sat down with Vanity Fair for the publication's "In Conversation With" segment.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, The Beastie Boys, Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur

HipHopDx

[News] Common Details Tupac's Revolutionary & Street Mentality, J...

Common, who released his Nobody's Smiling album this year, is also celebrating the 20-year anniversary of his Resurrection album in October.

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Related Topix: Common, Hip-Hop, Rap

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Daily Beast

Tupac's Race Killer Prison Pal TalksBy Michael Daly

Joey Fama, serving 32 years to life for the murder of 16-year-old Yusuf Hawkins, reveals how he and Tupac hit it off behind bars-and how his view of race changed.

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Related Topix: Rap, Prison, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Clinton Correctional Facility, State Prisons

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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

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