Latest Tupac Shakur News


The Notorious B.i.g. Documentary Gets Blessing Of Rapper's Mother

The influential musician, real name Christopher George Latore Wallace, hit the big time in the early 1990s as a key member of Sean 'Diddy' Combs' record label Bad Boy Records roster, but was...

Tupac Shakur's Sexually Explicit Love Letter Up For Auction

The note was written by the rapper during a prison stint in 1995, which stemmed from a sexual assault case, in response to a "passionate letter" an unknown woman had sent to him....

Pearl Jam's Former Drummer Hits Out

Pearl Jam's former drummer is still furious that he was not part of their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 induction. David Abbruzzese played with the 'Better Man' hitmakers from 1991 to 1994 until...

Tupac Shakur To Be Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame In 2017

The late rap icon Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next year as part of the class of 2017, along with the likes of Pearl Jam, Journey, Electric...

Pearl Jam, Journey And Tupac Shakur Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The iconic music stars will join the class of 2017, along with Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra and Yes.According to a statement released by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Tuesday (20Dec16), the...

Rapper Big Syke Dead

The rapper, real name Tyruss Himes, was found dead at his home in Hawthorne, California on Monday night (05Dec16), according to TMZ. No foul play is suspected. Sources tell the news...

Singer And Twista Collaborator Johnny P Dead

He was best known for his work on songs by Do Or Die and Twista, appearing on Twista's 1996 hit Po Pimp and the rapper's Do Or Die single Yo Body. He...

Forest Whitaker 'To Star In Labyrinth'

Forest Whitaker is set to star in 'Labyrinth'. The 55-year-old actor will appear alongside Johnny Depp in the movie about the investigation into the murders of hip hop stars Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. based...

New Tupac & Notorious B.i.g. Murder Investigation Documentary Gets The Green Light

Executives have ordered a pilot for Unsolved, a scripted true crime expose that details the two police investigations into the deaths of the rappers. The drama is based on the experiences of...

John Singleton Refuses To Watch Tupac Shakur Biopic

The Boyz n the Hood director was tapped to take charge of All Eyez On Me, but he exited the film in April, 2015, putting the blame on studio bosses at Morgan Creek...

Pearl Jam's Former Drummer Makes Hall Of Fame Plea

Pearl Jam's former drummer has hit out at the group after he was left off the band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 nomination profile. David Abbruzzese played with the 'Better Man' hitmakers from...

Tupac Shakur Leads Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 Nominees

Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam and Janet Jackson are nominated for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.It is the first year the American hip-hop icon, who was killed in Las Vegas,...

Tupac Shakur And Pearl Jam Land Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominations

Artists are only considered for a nomination into the famed institution at least 25 years after they released their first commercially available single or album. Tupac, who died after being shot in 1996, has...

Bullet-dented Tupac Shakur Pendant Up For Sale

Bosses at leading memorabilia dealer Moments In Time are selling the bullet-dented keepsake for $125,000 (£103,000). M.I.T. owner Gary Zimet tells TMZ that Shakur was wearing the pendant on a chain around...

2pac's Prison Bible Up For Sale

The Changes hitmaker served nine months at Clinton Correctional Facility in New York in 1995 after he was convicted of first-degree sexual abuse relating to a 1993 encounter with a woman in a...

Nas: 'I Wish I Could Have Settled Tupac And Biggie Rivalry'

During an appearance on HBO sports show Any Given Wednesday, the rapper was asked by host Bill Simmons what would he have done if he had a time machine that could travel back...

Snoop Dogg Shuts Down Biopic Movie Talk

Following the release of hugely successful N.w.a. movie Straight Outta Compton which debuted in 2015, and its best original screenplay Oscar nomination, talk quickly turned to a follow up film based on the lives of...

Tupac Shakur's Estate 'Moves To Block Sale' Of Rapper's Lyrics

Memorabilia company Moments in Time announced it plans to sell the original lyric sheet on 13 September (16), the 20th anniversary of Tupac's death. The star was injured in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas...

Tupac Restaurant Opening For Business On Death Anniversary

The Powamekka Cafe, which takes its name and menu items from sketches the rap star once created for a cookbook and restaurant, will open for business next week (13Sep16) at the Fulton Mall....

Johnny Depp To Star In Biggie And Tupac Film 'Labyrinth'

Johnny Depp is to take on his first post-divorce movie project by starring in the forthcoming Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. as a police detective who investigated the unsolved murders of the two rap stars.The Hollywood...

Johnny Depp In Talks To Play Notorious B.i.g. Murder Investigator

Insiders claim the Pirates of the Caribbean star is the frontrunner to play Russell Poole in Labyrinth. Poole uncovered corruption within the L.A. police department while investigating the deaths of the rap...

Tupac Shakur's Handwritten Lyrics Up For Sale

The star was injured in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas and he died days later on 13 September, 1996. To mark the 20th anniversary of his death, Gary Zimet from memorabilia company...

Dubious 'Selfie' Means Tupac Shakur Is Still Alive, According To Some Fans

The late hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur is actually alive and well… if a new fan theory that has swooped upon a dubious ‘selfie’ circulating the internet is to be believed, that is.The image comes from...

Ricky Gervais: 'Tupac Gets Me Through Jogging'

The British comedian is a household name both sides of the pond thanks to his TV, movie and Golden Globe hosting credits. While he’s never fully succumbed to a Hollywood makeover, 55-year-old Ricky does like...

The Notorious B.i.g Reportedly Asked Tupac To Be His Manager

The Notorious B.I.G had reportedly asked Tupac to be his manager. The late rapper - who was also known as Biggie Smalls - had allegedly asked the late record producer and 'California Love' hitmaker to...

First Trailer For Tupac Shakur Biopic 'All Eyez On Me' Released

A new teaser trailer for the upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me has been released, on the same day that would have been the late rapper’s 45th birthday.The tense clip, which was uploaded...

Jada Pinkett Smith Pays Tribute To Afeni Shakur

The actress was close friends with the rapper and his family for years after they were classmates at Baltimore School for the Arts, and she took to Facebook on Tuesday (03May16) to share...

Tupac's Mother Afeni Shakur Dead At 69

Officers with Marin County's Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a possible cardiac arrest at her home in Sausalito, California on Monday night (02May16). Afeni, full name Afeni Shakur Davis, was transferred...

Prince's Half-brother Wants To Release Singer's Vault Music

The singer died last month (Apr16) aged 57. Following his untimely death, it was claimed that he had left behind unreleased music in a vault in his Paisley Park Studios estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota. And...

Tupac Film Recreates His Murder For All Eyez On Me

The rapper was fatally shot in a drive-by shooting in September, 1996 and he died six days later from his injuries, and the makers of the biopic filmed a recreation of the tragic...

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur Quick Links

News Pictures Video Film Music Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Contactmusic 2017 Exclusive

Advertisement
Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.