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Gladys Knight Befriended Tupac Before His Death

Slain rap star TUPAC SHAKUR found an unlikely soulmate in soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT in the months before his death after taking his mother and record boss SUGE KNIGHT backstage at one of her shows....

Shakur's Mother Scraps 10th Anniversary Memorial In Soweto

LATEST: The mother of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR has scrapped plans to mark the 10th anniversary of her son's death in South Africa due to "personal reasons." Former Black Panther activist AFENI SHAKUR was planning...

Elton The Rapper?

Superstar SIR ELTON JOHN is determined to take over the hip-hop world in a musical crossover. The rock veteran clearly developed a taste for rap after his collaboration with late rapper TUPAC and now he...

Shakur's Ashes To Be Scattered In Soweto

TUPAC SHAKUR's mother AFENI is planning to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her son's death by scattering his ashes in South Africa. The former Black Panther activist will travel to Soweto next month (SEP06), where...

New B.i.g. Investigation Opens

A fresh investigation into the unsolved 1997 killing of rap star Notorious B.I.G. has been launched in Los Angeles. Police Chief WILLIAM BRATTON is heading a new task force to look into the murder, prompted...

Tupac's Creative Legacy

MOS DEF, RUSSELL SIMMONS, Q-TIP and DANNY GLOVER are all coming to together to perform work from the late TUPAC's spoken word album THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE. The stars will take part in...

Jailed Tut: 'I Didn't Kill Tupac'

The jailed Brooklyn, New York thief widely believed to be the man who killed TUPAC SHAKUR has spoken out against the murder allegations, insisting he's actually helping the rapper's father investigate his son's death. WALTER...

Jailed Robber: 'Agents Wanted Diddy For Tupac's Death'

The man widely believed to have killed TUPAC SHAKUR has sensationally revealed federal agents tried to force him to incriminate rap mogul SEAN COMBS - and name him as the murderer. WALTER 'KING TUT' JOHNSON...

Notorious Big's Family Ask Court To Expand Lawsuit

NOTORIOUS BIG's family has asked a Los Angeles judge for permission to expand a wrongful-death lawsuit against city officials after discovering a police officer caught up in the superstar's murder was on duty on the...

Tupac Honoured With Legacy Tour

TUPAC SHAKUR's mother AFENI and the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation have announced the Tupac Legacy Tour, which will feature a line-up of top artists performing songs from the late rapper's catalogue. The 25-date US tour...

Shakur's Father To Release Commemorative Album

The jailed father of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR will release an album next month (JUNE06) to commemorate what would have been his son's 35th birthday. DR MUTULU SHAKUR is releasing A 2PAC TRIBUTE: DARE...

Shakur Immortalised In Wax

LATEST: Rap icon TUPAC SHAKUR has been immortalised in wax for a new tribute to him in Las Vegas, Nevada. Artists spent months perfecting Shakur's look for a special unveiling ceremony - to launch Madame...

Tupac Immortalised In Wax

TUPAC SHAKUR is to be immortalised in wax in Las Vegas, Nevada, where the rap legend was shot dead a decade ago. The new Venetian Hotel sculpture, which will be unveiled next month (05APR06), will...

Shakur Was Abraham Lincoln's Top General

Late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR used to be the right-hand man of assassinated US president ABRAHAM LINCOLN, a famous medium claims. World-renowned psychic VICTORIA BULLIS has contacted Shakur from beyond the grave for a piece...

Cash Tops Dead Stars List

Country legend JOHNNY CASH has topped a new list of Awesomely Dead Rock Stars. The WALK THE LINE singer beat rapper NOTORIOUS BIG and one-time labelmate ELVIS PRESLEY to claim the number one spot...

Tupac Gets Las Vegas Waxwork

Slain rap icon TUPAC SHAKUR is to be immortalised by sculptors at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas waxwork museum. The effigy will be erected as part of their new On Stage exhibition and will capture...

Jay-z And Nas Settled Feud For Hip-hop's Sake

Heavyweight rappers JAY-Z and NAS ended their long-running feud last year (05) in a bid to bring peace and love to the hip-hop world. The IF I RULED THE WORLD star was persuaded to...

Politician Fights For Tupac Top Honour

Georgia politician CYNTHIA McKINNEY is leading a charge to get controversial rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's life story inducted into America's National Archive. McKinney has introduced a bill before the United States Congress that would require...

Mos Def Takes Aim At Knight Over Tupac Murder

MOS DEF sparked a new rap war of words on Thursday night (3NOV05) when he delivered a tirade against music mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT during a show in Los Angeles. The usually mild-mannered rapper-turned-actor...

Late Rap Rivals' Mums Work On The Rift With New Track

The mothers of late rap rivals NOTORIOUS BIG and TUPAC SHAKUR are bringing their feuding sons together from beyond the grave - by collaborating on a new track for a hits compilation. BIG's mother...

Shakur's Chilling Last Interview To Air

Rap icon TUPAC SHAKUR's final TV interview is to air in its entirety for the first time next week (beg31OCT05) - as part of US cable channel BET's 25th anniversary celebrations. In the chilling...

Cannon: 'Tupac Will Be Greater Than Elvis'

NICK CANNON believes slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR will one day become more iconic than rock 'n' roll star ELVIS PRESLEY. The rapper/actor was devastated when he heard Shakur was murdered in 1996, and...

Heather Hunter Embarks On Rap Career

Retired porn legend HEATHER HUNTER has entered the music business, after embarking on a career as a rapper. The 36-year-old star of such films as SCREW THE RIGHT THING, HUNG JURY and FRANKENHOOKER has...

Jay-z: 'Biggy And Tupac Murders Will Never Be Solved'

Hip-hop star JAY-Z has slammed the way NOTORIOUS BIG and TUPAC's murders have been investigated, insisting they will never be solved because police officers aren't interested. The GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS superstar is convinced the...

Tupac Movie To Be Made

A screenplay by late rap legend TUPAC SHAKUR is set to become a major Hollywood movie called LIVE 2 TELL. The CALIFORNIA LOVE rapper penned the script in 1995 intending the starring role for...

Tupac Statue Unveiled

The late TUPAC SHAKUR became the first rapper to be immortalised with a statue last week (ends16SEP05). The seven-foot bronze construction was unveiled at the newly opened Tupac Amaru Shakur Center For The Arts...

Foxx Calls For Peace In Rap Wars

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX is calling for today's rap superstars to stop fighting after incidents over the weekend (27-28AUG05) marred the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) in Miami, Florida. The RAY star, who performed...

Tupac To Be Honoured With Statue

A bronze statue honouring TUPAC SHAKUR is set to be unveiled to mark the nine-year anniversary of his death. The seven-foot construction will go on display from 13 September (05) at the newly opened...

Elton Pleased To Be Put In Second Place By Blunt

SIR ELTON JOHN was pleased to be knocked off the top of the UK singles chart by JAMES BLUNT's hit YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL - because it excites him more to witness a music phenomenon take shape....

Elton Dazzled By Eminem's Remix Skills

SIR ELTON JOHN was amazed when EMINEM played him the smash single GHETTO GOSPEL for the first time, because he thought the track impossibly inventive. Eminem mixed John's vocals from his 1971 song INDIAN...

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