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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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John Singleton To Direct Tupac Biopic

13th February 2014

Moviemaker John Singleton has given the producers of a planned Tupac Shakur biopic a big boost by signing on to rewrite and direct the project.Singleton, who was loosely attached to the film two years ago...

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Musical Inspired By Tupac Books Opening Date

9th January 2014

A long awaited stage show featuring the music of late rapper Tupac Shakur is set to hit the Broadway stage in June (14).The musical, titled Holler If Ya Hear Me, has been in the works...

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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 Almost Played Jedi In Star Wars: Episode I - Report

8th January 2014

Rapper Tupac Shakur reportedly auditioned for a starring role in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace before his death in 1996.The California Love hitmaker ventured into acting during the last few years of...

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Eminem Inspires R-truth's Wwe Album

14th November 2013

R-Truth is releasing an album inspired by Eminem and Tupac Shakur.The WWE Superstar has for years performed his own theme song on his way to the ring and now he is recording an LP of...

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The Things They Say: 3932241

1st November 2013

"I think Tupac should have a star on there... They better do it one way or another 'cos I figure if they don't hurry up and put Tupac on the Walk of Fame, all the...

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Tupac Shakur's Mum Suing Over Unpaid Royalties

26th September 2013

Tupac Shakur's mother is taking legal action against music bosses over allegations of unpaid royalties.Afeni Shakur, co-administrator of the late rapper's estate, has filed a $1.1 million (£733,000) breach of contract lawsuit alleging executives at...

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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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Tupac Shakur Movie To Be Filmed In 2014

20th September 2013

A long-awaited film biopic chronicling the life of late rapper Tupac Shakur will eventually start filming in 2014.Bosses at Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films and Morgan Creek Productions have announced they are financing and producing the film, titled...

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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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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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Tupac Shakur Musical On Hold

6th September 2013

A stage show featuring the music of late rapper Tupac Shakur has been put on hold due to a lack of available theatres on Broadway.Acclaimed director Kenny Leon has helped put together the project, titled...

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Gillie Da Kid To Play Tupac In New Suge Knight Biopic

19th July 2013

Rapper Gillie Da Kid will play Tupac Shakur in an upcoming biopic abut Death Row Records founder Marion 'suge' Knight.The On My Dip star will make his movie mark in Ving Rhames and Steven Seagal's...

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John Bonham Could Appear As A Hologram

18th July 2013

Late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham is set to appear on stage as a hologram.The rocker - who died aged 32 in 1980 - could make his return to live performance as his son, Jason,...

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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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Icona Pop Wrote To Tupac's Mum For Sample Permission

8th July 2013

Swedish girl group Icona Pop reached out to Tupac Shakur's mother for permission to sample the late rapper's music in one of their songs.The I Love It hitmakers were determined to use a portion of...

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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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Tupac Shakur Musical Set For Broadway

24th June 2013

A musical inspired by Tupac Shakur is headed for Broadway.'Holler If Ya Hear Me', based on music by the rapper - who was killed in a drive-by shooting in 1996, aged 25 - is set...

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Tupac Shakur's Workheading To Broadway

24th June 2013

A new musical featuring Tupac Shakur's hits is heading to Broadway.Holler If Ya Hear Me - about two childhood friends facing life on the streets - is set to include tracks recorded by the tragic...

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Kendrick Lamar's Career Came Full Circle With Dr. Dre Collaboration

26th May 2013

Rapper Kendrick Lamar's career came full circle when he hit the studio with Dr. DrE - because he once saw the producer shooting a music video with Tupac Shakur and dreamed of following in his...

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Tupac Shakur's Godmother Added To U.s. Most Wanted List

3rd May 2013

Slain rapper Tupac Shakur's godmother has become the first woman added to the Fbi's Most-Wanted Terrorists list.Joanne Chesimard, who is now known as Assata Shakur, was convicted of the murder of a state trooper in...

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Tupac Shakur's Former Bodyguard Found Dead

2nd May 2013

Tupac Shakur's former bodyguard has been found dead at his home in California.Frank Alexander, aka Big Frank, passed away in the city of Murrieta on Sunday (28Apr13). Reports suggest his death was a possible suicide,...

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Antoine Fuqua: 'Tupac Biopic Is Still On Track'

12th March 2013

Filmmaker Antoine Fuqua has assured fans his highly-anticipated Tupac Shakur biopic is still on track as he is just waiting for the finished script.The Training Day director announced the project in 2010 but was rumoured...

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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 Shakur's Mother Vows To Release His Entire Body Of Work

19th February 2013

Tupac Shakur's mother has vowed to release the late rapper's "entire body of work" so new generations of fans can experience his previously unheard music.The hip-hop star was killed in a drive-by shooting in Las...

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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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Fascinating Fact: 3453107

15th January 2013

Late rapper Tupac Shakur has been immortalised in wax at London's Madame Tussauds. A new figure of the hip-hop star was unveiled by British rapper Chip, the artist formerly known as Chipmunk. The Shakur waxwork...

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