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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Open Road Films to release John Singleton's Tupac biopic

Open Road Films this week announced the acquisition of U.S. distribution rights to the next film from director John Singleton .

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Related Topix: Abduction, Poetic Justice, Drama Movies, Boyz n the Hood, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, John Singleton, Rap

10 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

Breeding Ground Pick: T.R.E.

Thanks to his supreme lyrical prowess, T.R.E. has already earned a groundswell of loyal core fans including Warren G. and Erick Sermon, as well as key collaborations alongside the likes of luminaries such as Tupac Shakur's protA©gA©s The Outlawz , and hip-hop legends Scarface, Bun B and Redman to name a few.

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Related Topix: Warren G, Rap, Erick Sermon, Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Outlawz, Scarface

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Deadline

Open Road Acquires U.S. On 'Tupac', John Singleton-Directed Pic On Hip-Hop Icon

EXCLUSIVE : Open Road Films has acquired U.S. rights to Tupac , the long-awaited and highly anticipated feature on the life of Tupac Shakur directed by John Singleton .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Tupac, Rap, Poetic Justice, Black Entertainment, Violent Crime

Sat Apr 12, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Marlon Wayans On Tupac: "He Wasn't Real Gangster, But He Acted Gangster"

"I think he would have matured at this point to be the leader that I think this generation could use in a lot of ways," Marlon Wayans says of Tupac.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Crime Movies, Above the Rim, Drama Movies, Marlon Wayans, Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Black Entertainment

HipHopDx

[News] Redman Details Origins Of "Got My Mind Made Up" Collaboration With Tupac

Redman says "Muddy Waters" is his favorite solo album, praises A$AP Ferg for being able to work a crowd.

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Related Topix: Redman, Rap, Tupac, Black Entertainment, Kurupt

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Entroducing... Applied Pressure

Think back to 1996. Remember G-funk and East Coast gangsta rap, 2Pac's All Eyez on Me and Ghostface's Ironman ? UGK's Ridin' Dirty , the debut from Xzibit , and a third disc from Mobb Deep ? Wu-Tang Clan flexed its prime.

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Related Topix: Rap, 2pac, Black Entertainment, U.G.K., Xzibit, Mobb Deep, Hip-Hop, The Wu-Tang Clan, Music, Entertainment

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Vibe

What Happens When Michael Jackson And 2Pac Mashup? (Plus: 4 Other...

Home > News > What Happens When Michael Jackson And 2Pac Mashup? What Happens When Michael Jackson And 2Pac Mashup? As you're ascending to the penthouse 65th floor of Rockefeller Center, the elevator shaft illuminates with a red and blue mini light show, with Michael Jackson's face looking down on you from the elevator's transparent roof, as if ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rap, 2pac, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Saul Williams leads cast of Kenny Leon's Tupac musical

The cast was announced this week for Atlanta director Kenny Leon's Tupac Shakur-inspired Broadway musical, and actor/poet/musician Saul Williams snagged the lead role.

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Related Topix: Slam, Drama Movies, Saul Williams, Atlanta, GA, Black Entertainment, Rap

Tue Apr 08, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Rolling Stone Names Rappers Soon-To-Be Eligible For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

With 2013 finding Public Enemy inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , Rolling Stone recently included a group of rappers among a list of artists slated to become eligible for the honors in the coming years.

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Related Topix: Rap, The Notorious B.I.G., Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, RZA

AllHipHop.com

5 & Done: Yung Stet

Yung Stet's early introduction to Hip Hop came when he discovered a charismatic emcee who demanded all eyes be on him and declared it was him against the world.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Rockford, IL, 2pac, Lil' Flip

The Modesto Bee

Cast revealed for show inspired by Tupac songs

This 1993 file photo originally provided by Columbia Pictures shows rap musician Tupac Shakur is shown in a scene from, "Poetic Justice."

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Related Topix: Tupac, Rap, Drama Movies, Poetic Justice, Black Entertainment, Slam, Saul Williams

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Saul Williams to Star in Tupac Musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me'

Casting is in place for the world premiere of Holler If Ya Hear Me , the Broadway musical about struggling inner-city lives, inspired by and set to the music and lyrics of rap legend Tupac Shakur .

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Related Topix: Slam, Drama Movies, Saul Williams, Tupac, Rap, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

Broadway

Saul Williams, Tonya Pinkins & Christopher Jackson to Star in Tupac...

Holler if ya hear them! The cast is now set for the upcoming Broadway musical Holler If Ya Hear Me .

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Related Topix: Slam, Drama Movies, Saul Williams, Tupac, Rap, Black Entertainment

Sat Apr 05, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Top 10 Monuments To Black Americans

Martin Luther King isn't the first African American to be immortalized with his own monument.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Best of 2007, Rap, Black Entertainment, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, World News, United Kingdom, Lincolnshire County, England

Wed Apr 02, 2014

AllHipHop.com

2Pac's "All Eyez On Me" Named The Most Profane Popular Rap Album Since 1985

Tupac was a poet who articulated the plight of the downtrodden, intelligently expressed his anger and he liked to curse a lot.

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

Tue Apr 01, 2014

VentureBeat

Big data shows that 2001-2002 was the nastiest period in rap history

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Tupac

Thu Mar 27, 2014

AllHipHop.com

EXCLUSIVE: Former Death Row Insiders Discuss Alleged Roles Of The...

In the final installment of AllHipHop.com's interview with Lloyd "TaTa" Lake and Reggie Wright, the longtime Death Row Records associates share their thoughts on a number of reports and rumors that have been associated with the murder cases of The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

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

AllHipHop.com

John Singleton Says He Left The Country For A Month After Tupac Died + More

Tupac Shakur's would have had a "limetime of films" with director John Singleton according to the acclaimed director.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Poetic Justice, Baby Boy, Black Entertainment, Rap

Hollywood Reporter

Rap's Violent Past Rears Its Head in Court Case, 'House of Lies,'...

Nearly two decades have passed since the shocking murders of rap titans Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls within six months of each other in 1996, but hip-hop continues to be obsessed with guns and violence.

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Related Topix: House of Lies, Entertainment, Television, Black Entertainment, Rap, Don Cheadle

Wed Mar 26, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Idris Elba Is Many Things, But Is A Rapper One Of Them?

After Idris Elba's recent impromptu rap performance received less than a glowing from an onlooker, is he the right choice to play Tupac Shakur in the upcoming biopic? Idris Elba is plenty of things, but unfortunately a natural born rapper is not one of them.

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Related Topix: Pacific Rim, Idris Elba, Black Entertainment, Rap, Tupac

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