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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...

Tupac Biopic At Centre Of New Lawsuit

A film about the late rapper was originally due to start shooting in 2011, but it was repeatedly delayed due to a court fight between Shakur's mother Afeni and production company Morgan Creek....

Andy Kaufman Coming Back From The Dead For Hologram Show

The comics' families have agreed terms with Hologram USA officials to create a stage show based on their classic routines. "Who knew that the persistent rumours that Andy Kaufman would return from...

Tupac Shakur's Prison Letter Up For Sale

The rapper wrote the note while he was in jail serving a sentence stemming from a sexual assault conviction a year before his death in 1996. It was addressed to his friend...

Tupac Shakur's Letter Selling For 225k

A handwritten letter by Tupac Shakur is going up for sale for $225,000.The 'Dear Mama' rapper penned the note to Nina Bhadresher, who worked for Death Row Records, while in jail on sexual assault charges...

Missy Elliott Pays Tribute To Late Stars At Festival

During her set, which included a cameo from rap newcomer Sharaya J, the Work It hitmaker asked fans to hold up the light on their cell phones for a special tribute. Before...

Kendrick Lamar Inspired By Tupac

Kendrick Lamar was inspired by Tupac.The 'Art of Peer Pressure' rapper has left a touching tribute to the 'California Love' hitmaker on the 19th anniversary of his death yesterday (13.09.15).He wrote: ''I was 8 yrs...

Kendrick Lamar Pens Tribute To Tupac Shakur On Anniversary Of His Death

The Swimming Pools (Drank) hitmaker has long counted the music icon as one of his influences, and on Sunday (13Sep15), Lamar wrote a touching missive on the official Tupac website honouring his mentor....

Tha Dogg Pound Biopic Cast Head To The Recording Studio

Following the success of N.W.A. movie Straight Outta Compton, Dillinger, the cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg, announced plans to create his own film about Tha Dogg Pound collective, which also included Warren G...

Snoop Dogg And Tupac Shakur Biopic Going Ahead

The film about the 1980s rap group smashed box office predictions and shot straight to the top of the U.S. chart with takings of $56.1 million (£35 million) on its opening weekend (13-16Aug15)....

Jay Z Shelved 2pac Song Attack After Death

The late MC famously took aim at a young Jay Z on the song Bomb First (My Second Reply), which featured on The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory album in 1996, and...

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