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Tupac Biopic To Film In 2014

20th September 2013

A biopic about the late rapper Tupac Shakur will begin filming next year.Morgan Creek Productions' long-planned film about the 'Changes' hitmaker - who died in 1996 at the tender age of 25 - will go...

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Tupac Shakur's Mother To Release 'Entire Body Of Work'

19th February 2013

Tupac Shakur's mother is planning to release his ''entire body of work''.The 'California Love' rapper - who was killed in a drive-by shooting in 1996, aged 25 - left behind an extensive catalogue of unreleased...

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Tupac's Birthday To Be Marked With Benefit Concert

12th June 2009

Late rap legend TUPAC SHAKUR will be honoured on his birthday with a star-studded benefit concert organised by his mother AFENI SHAKUR.The hip-hop icon was gunned down in September 1996, aged just 25, and his...

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Tupac's Mother Accused Of Trademark Infringement

30th November 2007

AFENI SHAKUR, the mother of late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR, is facing legal action from clothing designer ISAIAH ISRAEL after accusations of trademark infringement. Israel claims Shakur used his Marco Bellini clothing line logo, which he...

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Shakur's Mother Scraps 10th Anniversary Memorial In Soweto

8th September 2006

LATEST: The mother of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR has scrapped plans to mark the 10th anniversary of her son's death in South Africa due to "personal reasons." Former Black Panther activist AFENI SHAKUR was planning...

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Tupac's Creative Legacy

25th July 2006

MOS DEF, RUSSELL SIMMONS, Q-TIP and DANNY GLOVER are all coming to together to perform work from the late TUPAC's spoken word album THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE. The stars will take part in...

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Tupac Immortalised In Wax

16th March 2006

TUPAC SHAKUR is to be immortalised in wax in Las Vegas, Nevada, where the rap legend was shot dead a decade ago. The new Venetian Hotel sculpture, which will be unveiled next month (05APR06), will...

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Tupac Movie To Be Made

28th September 2005

A screenplay by late rap legend TUPAC SHAKUR is set to become a major Hollywood movie called LIVE 2 TELL. The CALIFORNIA LOVE rapper penned the script in 1995 intending the starring role for...

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Tupac To Be Honoured With Statue

19th August 2005

A bronze statue honouring TUPAC SHAKUR is set to be unveiled to mark the nine-year anniversary of his death. The seven-foot construction will go on display from 13 September (05) at the newly opened...

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Eminem Does Battle With Himself For Top Christmas Album

4th November 2004

Rapper EMINEM is set for a Christmas fight with himself after producing 12 new TUPAC SHAKUR songs for the dead star's seventh posthumous album. The new Tupac album, LOYAL TO THE GAME, will be...

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Tupac's Music Helps Polish Boy

3rd September 2003

Slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's mother AFENI SHAKUR has been given an unexpected boost as she continues to cope with her only child's murder - letters from a Polish orphan. The youngster has been writing...

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Hordes Of Tupac Shakur Material To Be Released

18th August 2003

A bounty of TUPAC SHAKUR-related material is set for release in the next few months - seven years after the rapper's death. DEATH ROW PRESENTS 2PAC NU-MISS KLAZZICS, in which 10 of Shakur's previous...

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Tupac Legacy Put To Good Use

15th May 2003

The mother of late hip-hop icon TUPAC SHAKUR is to give a keynote speech at the 1ST ANNUAL HIP-HOP APPRECIATION WEEK AWARDS CEREMONY on 18 May (03). The event follows in the wake...

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