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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 Love Letter Up For Sale

The 1988 letter was addressed to a girl in his drama class. He wrote: "As u will soon find out, I do not spare words, I say what I feel. So if...

All Eyez On Me Cast To Be Honoured

Director Benny Boom and Demetrius Shipp, Jr., the actor who is portraying the late rapper, will be on hand to accept a special proclamation from Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly. Filming...

Michael K. Williams: 'I Owe Tupac My Career'

The Brooklyn, New York native was trying to make it as a dancer when Shakur noticed his photo in a talent agency office and hand picked him to feature in 1996 movie Bullet,...

Tupac Shakur Biopic Homework Turned Danai Gurira Into Huge Fan

The Zimbabwean actress and playwright, who plays Michonne in the hit zombie apocalypse drama, has been cast as Tupac's mum, Afeni Shakur, in the upcoming biopic All Eyez On Me, and to prepare...

Tupac Shakur's Dad Up For Parole

Mutulu Shakur was convicted for masterminding the murders of an armed guard and two New York police officers, and sentenced in 1988, but he is eligible for mandatory parole after serving 30 years....

Tupac Shakur's Mother Is Getting Divorced

Afeni Shakur, the mother of the slain rap star, filed for divorce from Gust Davis after 12 years of marriage in North Carolina following a year-long separation. The former couple are...

Unreleased Tupac Music And Lyrics Up For Sale

Three notebooks containing notes handwritten by Tupac, including ideas and lyrics, and some CDs with unreleased tracks were acquired after the person in possession of the rare archive answered an ad for baseball cards, according...

Lil Wayne Named Most Profane Artist In Music

Musixmatch researchers Varun Jewalikar and Federica Fragapane analysed the Lollipop star's 12 album releases and found Wayne used an astounding 3,960 swear words, with "n**ga" named as his most frequent obscenity, followed by...

Kat Graham To Play Jada Pinkett Smith In Tupac Biopic

The Vampire Diaries star will play the actress in All Eyez on Me, the film detailing the iconic rapper's humble beginnings, his meteoric rise to fame and his murder in 1996. Pinkett...

Tim Roth And Tupac Shakur Recorded Songs Together While Filming Movie

The British actor teamed up with the hip hop icon and Thandie Newton in 1997's Gridlock'd, and he admits Tupac invited his castmate to join him in the studio in between takes....

The Walking Dead Star To Play Tupac's Mum In Biopic

The actress will portray political activist and Black Panthers member Afeni Shakur, who was a great influence on her son's life. Afeni, who is in control of her son's estate, also serves...

Notorious B.i.g. Actor To Reprise Role In Tupac Shakur Biopic

Rapper/actor Jamal Woolard gained 50 pounds (22.7 kilograms) to portray the late hip-hop star, real name Christopher Wallace, in Notorius, and producers of Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me have now reportedly asked...

Tim Roth Helped Pay For Tupac Shakur's Funeral

The British actor became friends with the rapper when he appeared opposite him in 1997 movie Gridlock'd, but the hip-hop star died the year before its release when he was gunned down in...

Keyshia Cole To Make Movie Debut In Tupac Shakur Biopic

The I Changed My Mind singer shared the news with fans on Instagram over the weekend (19Dec15), when she reposted a photo director Benny Boom had posted online from the set of the...

Hip-hop Music Video Director To Lead Tupac Shakur Biopic

The Boyz n the Hood filmmaker announced his departure from the project in April (15), putting the blame on studio bosses at Morgan Creek and accusing them of failing to respect the slain...

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