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Shia Labeouf Shows Off Rap Skills In Viral Video

The footage, which shows the 29 year old shirtless and surrounded by a small group of onlookers, went viral after it was posted to YouTube and Facebook. In the rap, he says,...

Jada Pinkett Smith Was 'Afraid Of Fame'

Jada Pinkett Smith was ''afraid of fame''.The 'Magic Mike XXL' actress has confessed she became wary of the spotlight after her close friend, the rapper Tupac Shakur was shot dead in 1996.She said: ''When I...

Willow Smith Wishes Tupac Shakur A Happy 44th Birthday

The hip-hop icon, who was close friends with the teenager's mum Jada Pinkett-Smith, was murdered in Las Vegas in 1996, but he lives on in the Smith household, thanks to Willow, who wasn't...

Tupac Film Seeks Crowdfunding

Tupac Shakur's friend Gobi Rahimi is crowdfunding a film about the late rapper's final days.The producer - who directed two of the star's music videos - is hoping to raise $300,000 in seed money through...

Tupac Shakur's Filmmaker Friend Hoping To Make Movie About Rapper's Last Week

Rahimi, who directed Shakur's I Ain't Mad at Cha and 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted videos, has turned to fans to help him raise the $300,000 (£200,000) he needs to complete 7 Days...

Kendrick Lamar's Album Contains Hidden Braille Message

The Swimming Pools hitmaker, who released the record a week earlier than expected last month (Mar15), has revealed a secret message inside the booklet is the album's full title spelled out in the...

John Singleton Quits Tupac Shakur Biopic

The Boyz n the Hood director announced the news on his Instagram account late on Tuesday (07Apr15), a week after telling XXL magazine he had put the project on hold while he "figured...

Tupac Shakur Biopic Grinds To A Halt

The movie, based on the hip-hop icon's life story, has been widely-discussed and filming was slated to begin in June (15) with Randall Emmett as producer and Singleton as director. Filming...

Kendrick Lamar Was Set To Name Album After Tupac Shakur

The Swimming Pools hitmaker, who shocked fans when he released the record a week earlier than expected last month (Mar15), revealed he was toying with using the title to spell out the rap...

Kendrick Lamar Converses With Tupac Shakur On New Album

Tracks from the Swimming Pools hitmaker's much-anticipated album To Pimp A Butterfly were accidentally posted online on Sunday (15Mar15), one week prior to the disc's scheduled release date. Bosses at iTunes, Google...

Madonna: 'I Dated Tupac Shakur'

The Material Girl made the confession during an interview with U.S. shock jock Howard Stern on Wednesday (11Mar15), mentioning the romance while discussing an old interview with TV host David Letterman in which...

Madonna Dated Tupac

Madonna dated Tupac.The 56-year-old singer has revealed she enjoyed a short-lived relationship with the late 'Ghetto Gospel' rapper in 1994 - two years before he was shot and killed - who she claims got her...

Nick Broomfield Startled Over Creepy Encounter With Suge Knight

Documentary-maker Nick Broomfield was left terrified when fearsome rap mogul Marion 'suge' Knight stalked him in a hotel for 30 minutes after he grilled the hip-hop boss over the deaths of Tupac Shakur and Notorious...

Tupac Shakur Inspired Rapper Yg To Go Back To School

Rapper Yg felt inspired to go back to school after listening to music by late hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur.On Monday (02Feb15), the Who Do You Love hitmaker was one of the panelists at a question...

Tupac Shakur Exhibition To Open At Grammy Museum

An exhibition commemorating the life of late rapper Tupac Shakur is to open at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles next month (Feb15).The Changes hitmaker's belongings, including clothes, cassettes and handwritten notes, will be displayed...

Tupac Shakur Biopic To Begin Filming In June

The long-delayed Tupac Shakur biopic is slated to begin filming in June (15).The film about the late rapper was initially scheduled to start production in 2011, but it was delayed due to a lengthy legal...

Suge Knight Knows Who Shot Him

Suge Knight says he knows who shot him at Chris Brown's party last month.The 49-year-old music producer, who was shot six times at the 'Loyal' hitmaker's pre-bash for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) at...

Nas Thought Notorious B.i.g And 2 Pac's Deaths Would Spark The End Of Rap

Nas worried that the untimely deaths of Notorious B.I.G and 2 Pac would spark the end of rap music. The 'Hate Me Now' hitmaker - who has been involved in a long-running feud with fellow...

Holler If You Hear Me Star: 'Show Should Have Toured Before Broadway'

Broadway's Tupac Shakur musical Holler If Ya Hear Me failed because producers refused to build up anticipation for the show with a national tour, according to star Saul Williams.The production, based on Shakur's music, closed...

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

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...

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

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...

Tupac Shakur Musical To Close On Broadway

Broadway's Tupac Shakur musical Holler If Ya Hear Me is to close early due to disappointing ticket sales.The stage show, based on the music of the late rapper, officially opened at New York City's Palace...

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

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...

Tupac's Death Explored In New Tv Documentary Series

Tupac Shakur's death is set to be investigated again as part of a new Tv documentary.National Geographic Channel bosses will explore the rapper's 2006 slaying as part of the series The '90s: The Last Great...

Beyoncé And Jay Z Flash Justin Bieber's Mugshot On Tour

Beyoncé and Jay Z displayed Justin Bieber's mugshot during the opening of their 'On The Run' tour. The couple have sparked controversy after they poked fun at the 20-year-old singer at their Miami concert on...

Show To Go On For Tupac Shakur Musical

Producers behind Tupac Shakur musical Holler If Ya Hear Me have dismissed reports suggesting the Broadway show is to close less than two weeks after its official opening.The stage show, based on the music of...

Chuck D Shares Letter From Tupac

Public Enemy star Chuck D has shared a letter slain rapper Tupac Shakur sent him while he was serving time in a New York prison.Written in September, 1995, Tupac was responding to a letter of...

Lana Del Rey's Tattoos Cure Her Lonliness

Lana Del Rey's tattoos help her feel less lonely.The 'Born To Die' singer has revealed she recently got 'Nina & Billie' inked across her chest because having the names of her jazz influences and favourite...

Tupac Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me Draws Mixed Reviews

A new Broadway musical based on the songs of late rap icon Tupac Shakur has drawn mixed reviews following its official opening on Thursday (19Jun14).Acclaimed director Kenny Leon, who won a Tony Award earlier this...

Second Tupac Shakur Biopic In The Works

A second biopic about the late Tupac Shakur is set to be developed by the rapper's cousin.Filmmaker John Singleton is working with the Dear Mama hitmaker's mother, Afeni Shakur, on a long-awaited movie about the...

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