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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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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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 .
Sat Apr 12, 2014
[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.
[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.
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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)
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
[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.
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.
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."
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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 .
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 .
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Re: Top 10 Monuments To Black Americans
Martin Luther King isn't the first African American to be immortalized with his own monument.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Big data shows that 2001-2002 was the nastiest period in rap history
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Thu Mar 27, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
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.