Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominations Include Pearl Jam, Tupac, Bad Brains, Kraftwerk

The nominations for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class are here. The list includes a couple of the 1970s classic rock dinosaurs the…
Andy Cush / October 18, 2016

You Can Buy the Medallion Tupac Was Wearing When He Died, But You Might Get Sued

Memorabilia dealer Moments in Time is selling the bullet-dented medallion that Tupac Shakur was reportedly wearing when he was shot to death in 1996. The…
Jeremy Gordon / October 17, 2016

Eminem Pays Tribute to Tupac’s ‘True Genius’ in Emotional Essay

Eminem paid tribute to the legendary Tupac Shakur in a thoughtful essay he dictated to Paper as part of the magazine's "Nowstalgia" issue. Shady praises the West…
James Grebey / October 8, 2015

Another ‘New’ Tupac Single Is Reportedly On Its Way

According to AllHipHopNews, the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation — an organization founded in 1997 by the late West Coast rapper's mother, Afeni Shakur – has plans…
Rachel Brodsky / November 10, 2014

Bigger Than Jesus: 25 Rock Deities, Rap Messiahs, and Would-Be Golden Gods

Rock'n'roll may have originated in a deal with the devil, but some stars choose to set their sights higher — much higher. From Billy Crudup's…
SPIN Staff / May 9, 2013

Anthony Hamilton Talks Tupac and Getting His Swerve On

Anthony Hamilton was in full-on dad mode when we rang him at his home in Charlotte, North Carolina. Taking a break from making lunch for…
Luke McCormick / August 20, 2012

Dr. Dre Dismisses Then Stokes Rumors Hologram Tupac Will Go on Tour

It's the one-week anniversary of the day we couldn't stop talking about the weird hologram version of Tupac Shakur that joined Dr. Dre and Snoop…
Devon Maloney / April 23, 2012

MYTH No. 4: Biggie & Tupac Are Hip-Hop’s Pillars

REALITY: Biggie and Tupac don't matter anymore.
Jon Caramanica / November 9, 2009

Pete’s Swine Flu, Tupac Resurrected, and More

Pete Doherty has been hanging around Swine Flu victims-- apparently crack and heroin weren't risky enough. [NME]…
Kate Thuma / May 1, 2009

New Music Movies: John Lennon and Tupac

Like death and taxes, music biopics are inevitable. Here, a rundown on the latest musicians who are set to get the big-screen treatment.
Melissa Goldstein / March 17, 2009

All Eyez on Him: Tupac Remembered

This piece originally ran in the December 1996 issue of SPIN, and was published on the website in 2006, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of…
RJ Smith / September 13, 2006