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Broadway: Urban Rap Musical Inspired By The Lyrics And Poetry Of Tupac Shakur Closes

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th July 2014

The musical “Holler If Ya Hear Me” is being pulled from Broadway less than one month after the show’s official opening at the Palace Theatre. Poor reviews, a terrible box and no real plan for...

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Tupac Shakur Broadway Show Pulled After Brief Run, Due To Failing Profits

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th July 2014

A Broadway musical may just be one of the strangest venues for a Tupac tribute. Audiences, who went to see Holler If You Hear Me seem to think so too and the musical has now...

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Other Activities Aside, The Cia's Twitter Account Is Pretty Hilarious

By Victoria Pavlova | 8th July 2014

Whoever runs the CIA’s new Twitter account really wants to convince the world that the agency is fun, quirky, down with the cool kids and not at all a slightly scary government organization. Cue their...

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Tupac Shakur’S Final Words Were “F*ck You” To A Cop

By Nick Hill | 24th May 2014

Tupac Shakur's death is surrounded by mystery, but for his devoted fans, a recent revelation would please them greatly.In 1996, the rap star was shot four times after attending a Mike Tyson boxing match in...

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Tupac Shakur's Final Words Were 'F**K You,' Other Famous Last Words

By Sophie Miskiw | 23rd May 2014

The dying words of rapper Tupac Shakur have been revealed, 18 years after his death. The words were spoken to sergeant Chris Carroll, the policeman who questioned Shakur on the scene after the fatal shooting...

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So, Tupac Shakur's Final Words Were A Big "F*ck You" To Cops

By Michael West | 23rd May 2014

Finally, fans of Tupac Shakur breathe a sigh of relief. No, we still don't know the identity of his killer - and we probably never will - but at least we know the rapper's last...

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Tupac Shakur, Now Michael Jackson. Are Hologram Performances The Future?

By Sophie Miskiw | 20th May 2014

So, the King of Pop performed at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards. Yes, you heard us right and no, there’s not a new King of Pop who has finally claimed the late Michael Jackson’s crown....

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Which One Of These Actors Should Play Tupac?

By Sophie Miskiw | 28th March 2014

18 years after the murder of Tupac Shakur the rapper will be bought back to life, this time not by a hologram projector but by an actor. The Tupac biopic is finally in the works,...

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

By Sophie Miskiw | 26th March 2014

Idris Elba is plenty of things, but unfortunately a natural born rapper is not one of them. The Thor: The Dark World actor has been critically acclaimed for his recent roles, including winning the Golden...

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Is Radler's New Dead Celebrities Beer Advert Hilarious, Bad-taste...Or Both? [Video]

By Lauren James | 26th March 2014

A new European beer commercial from the Radler brand has caused controversy across the world in countries where the advert's dark sense of humour doesn't sit well. The television commercial shows a bunch of dead...

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John Singleton Directing Tupac Movie. Michael B Jordan, Stand By Your Phone

By Michael West | 13th February 2014

John Singleton will direct the highly anticipated Tupac Shakur biopic after finally closing a deal to take full creative responsibility for the movie. As well as getting behind the camera, Singleton will re-write and produce...

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Tupac Shakur Was Set To Audition For Star Wars Episode I As A Jedi Master

By Nick Hill | 9th January 2014

Before Tupac's untimely passing in 1996, where the rapper was killed in a drive by shooting in Las Vegas, he was scheduled to audition for a role in Star Wars.The revelation came from the former...

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Tupac Shakur Biopic Green-lit, But Will We Actually See It?

By Joe Wilde | 21st September 2013

Tupac Shakur may have been dead for the past 17 years, but his legacy has, if anything, only risen since he was gunned down in 1996. It has seemed that, ever since that fateful day,...

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The Latest In A Line Of Biopics, A Tupac Shakur Movie Will Be Produced In 2014

By Victoria Pavlova | 20th September 2013

Biopics are all the rage this year – after one about Diana, an upcoming film about the life of classic Hollywood actress Grace Kelly and a pair of otherwise unrelated films about Nelson and Winnie...

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Does Anyone Still Believe Suge Knight Killed Tupac Shakur?

By Michael West | 12th September 2013

Another year, another Suge Knight arrested story huh? This time, the founder of Death Row Records was stopped shortly before midnight in Los Angeles on Wednesday (September 11, 2013) on an outstanding warrant. According to...

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J. Cole's 'Born Sinner' No.1 On Billboard 200 Chart

By Lauren James | 11th July 2013

J. Cole's sophomore album Born Sinner has shot to the top of the Billboard 200 album chart after its release on 18th June 2013. According to Billboard, a case such as J. Cole's - where...

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Tupac Shakur To Be Awarded Post-humous Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

By Joe Wilde | 25th June 2013

The late Tupac Shakur and political commentator Tavis Smiley are among the list of people set to become the next stars honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with the two being...

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Rick Ross Advised To Take "Lots And Lots Of Security" After Shooting

By Michael West | 29th January 2013

Miami rapper Rick Ross was the target of a drive-by shooting Florida on Monday (January 28, 2013), narrowly escaping the attack but not before crashing his car into a nearby apartment block. Detectives are on...

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What, No Holograms? Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Coachella 2013

By Hayley Avron | 25th January 2013

How do you top having a dead man headline your festival? Well, in all honestly, you’re not going to. Coachella’s talent bookers must have been scratching their heads in bewilderment when it came to topping...

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Lapd Issue Apology To Family Of Notorious Big Over Autopsy Statement Release

By Joe Wilde | 9th December 2012

Last week, after fifteen years in police custody, the autopsy report into the death of the late rapper the Notorious BIG was made public for the first time. Now, the Los Angeles Police Department have...

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Notorious B.i.g. Autopsy Report Unveiled To The Public For First Time

By Joe Wilde | 8th December 2012

Rap icon the Notorious B.I.G. has had new light shone on to his death after a police autopsy report gave new insight into his death by drive-by shooting fifteen years ago, revealing the trajectory of...

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Notorious Big Post-mortem Unveils New Details Into Unsolved Shooting

By Joe Wilde | 7th December 2012

Fifteen years after he was shot down, information on a post-mortem that has been kept private until now has revealed new information on the late rapper the Notorious BIG has been made public for the...

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Chris Brown Claims Only Tupac Shakur Can Understand Him. Sigh.

By Michael West | 28th November 2012

Perhaps we've all missed the point with Chris Brown. Maybe we're giving him too much of a hard time. The man himself sure thinks so, claiming there's only one person who can understand why he...

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