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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...

Gwyneth Paltrow Launches Range Of Rapper-inspired Bags

Gwyneth Paltrow has launched a range of rap-themed clutch bags.The 42-year-old actress' two Edie Parker-designed bags - which also have a mirror inside - cost $1695 and are inscribed with the nicknames 'Hov' and 'Shady'...

Eminem Writes Note To Tupac Shakur's Mother

The Without Me hitmaker, who has always spoken highly of Shakur and his influence on hip-hop, once wrote to Shakur's mother Afeni about her son, who was killed in 1996. In...

Hussein Fatal's Girlfriend Facing Dui And Vehicular Homicide Charges Over Deadly Crash

The Tupac Shakur collaborator, real name Bruce Washington, was a passenger in a car that crashed on Interstate 85 early on Friday (10Jul15), throwing him from the vehicle. He was declared dead...

The Outlawz Rapper Killed In Car Crash

The death of Fatal, 38, real name Bruce Washington, was confirmed by fellow group members EDI and Mutah 'Napoleon' Beale via their Facebook.com accounts, but no further details have been made public....

Jerry Garcia's Family Considered Hologram Idea

After watching images of late stars like Tupac Shakur and Michael Jackson beamed onto stages in America in recent years, Garcia's daughter Trixie admits she was intrigued by the technology and considered conjuring...

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...

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