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Salt-n-pepa Given Gun-shaped Cake By Tupac

Salt-N-Pepa were given a gun-shaped cake by Tupac Shakur.The 90s rap group had a number of successful hits including 'Push It', 'Shoop' and 'Let's Talk About Sex' and after winning their Grammy for Best Rap...

Steve Mcqueen To Tell 'Unvarnished' Story Of Tupac Shakur

It looks like we're finally going to get to see an official documentary on the life, career and untimely death of rapper Tupac Shakur as its announced that director Steve McQueen is on board to...

Steve Mcqueen To Direct Tupac Documentary

Steve McQueen will be directing a documentary of hip hop star Tupac Shakur.The 'Shame', 'Hunger' and '12 Years a Slave' has been given full authorisation to produce the full-length feature documentary on the life of...

Johnny Depp To Star In Richard Says Goodbye

Johnny Depp is set to star in 'Richard Says Goodbye'.The 53-year-old actor has reportedly been cast as the titular Richard - a college professor who decides to live life on the wild side after he...

Nile Rodgers Praises Collaborators As He Is Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Nile Rodgers praised his collaborators as he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday (07.04.17). The Chic lead guitarist was honoured for his solo work, as he picked up the...

Snoop Dogg's Tribute To Tupac Shakur

Snoop Dogg paid a heartfelt tribute to Tupac Shakur as he inducted his late friend into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday (07.04.17).The 45-year-old rapper gave a moving speech at the ceremony...

The Truth Behind Reports That Suge Knight Has Named Tupac's Killers

Rumours have recently emerged that Suge Knight has finally opened up about who he believed was responsible for the killing of his friend Tupac Shakur in 1996, apparently blaming both his ex-wife Sharitha and Death...

Tupac Shakur Auction Going Ahead Despite Lawsuit

Executives of Black Heritage Auction in Brooklyn have listed a host of goods connected with the late rapper, who died in 1996 after being shot, including his New York Prisoner Identification Card, handwritten...

Suge Knight Insists New Tupac Death Documentary Is All True

The incarcerated former Death Row Records CEO was with Tupac the night he was killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, and he has now confirmed details of the 1996 incident alleged...

Lawsuits Filed Over Tupac Shakur Memorabilia Auction

Memorabilia including the late Changes hitmaker's passport, driver's licence, handwritten lyrics, scripts, and notebooks, as well as clothing and jewellery, are set to go under the hammer at online auction house Moments in...

Snoop Dogg To Induct Tupac Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Snoop Dogg is to induct Tupac Shakur into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The American rap star - who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in September 1996, aged 25 -...

Snoop Dogg To Induct Tupac Shakur Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Gin and Juice hitmaker will lead the tributes to Tupac, while Dr. Dre is in talks to appear at the ceremony alongside his former Death Row Records labelmate. According to...

Tupac Shakur's Lyric Sheets For Dear Mama Up For Auction

The three pages feature the lyrics for the 1995 track and include notes suggesting the late rap legend was considering recruiting Ice Cube to record a guest verse. Officials at memorabilia website...

P. Diddy Launches Campaign In Memory Of The Notorious B.i.g

P. Diddy has launched a social media campaign in the memory of The Notorious B.I.G.The 'Mo Money Mo Problems' hitmaker - real name Christopher Wallace - was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting 20...

Marcc Rose And Wavyy Jonez Cast As Tupac Shakur And The Notorious B.i.g.

Rose will play Shakur, while Jonez will portray B.I.G. in Unsolved, a new drama which centres on the investigations into the murders of the rappers. Rose portrayed Tupac in 2015's N.W.A. biopic Straight...

Notorious B.i.g. 'Death Car' Up For Sale

The truck has been listed for $1.5 million (£1.2 million) through memorabilia dealer Moments in Time. According to the New York Post's Page Six, the owners were initially unaware of the vehicle's back...

Tupac 'Death Car' Up For Sale

An auction house will not be auctioning off the black BMW, but will be accepting offers above $1.5 million (£1.2 million), editors at TMZ.com report. Tupac was travelling with Suge Knight,...

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...

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