Posts tagged "Tupac Shakur"

Coolio Is Still Mad His Kurt Cobain Collab Never Happened (and Other Tales From 1994)

In 1994, Coolio climbed out of the trunk of a Chevy Impala and forever into our lives. The Compton MC born Artis Leon Ivey,…
By: Chris Martins / October 1, 2014

Tupac Musical ‘Holler if Ya Hear Me’ Faces Critics, Low Sales

Earlier this week, the New York Post reported that the Tupac Shakur musical Holler if Ya Hear Me is closing this week following…
By: Dan Reilly / June 27, 2014

Hear Songs From the Tupac Musical, ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’

You can now hear three remade 2Pac songs from the Tupac Shakur-inspired musical, Holler If Ya Here Me. As previously reported, the Broadway productio…
By: Chris Martins / May 30, 2014

Saul Williams Starring in Tupac Musical

The Tupac Shakur musical has founds its lead actor in Saul Williams. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 42-year-old Renaissance man will star i…
By: Dan Reilly / April 7, 2014

ESPN Analyst George Karl Is a Huge Gucci Mane Fan

List-making, as any honest music writer will tell you, is an inexact science, at best. ESPN analyst George Karl may have shown u…
By: Marc Hogan / April 2, 2014

Tupac Shakur Musical ‘Holler if Ya Hear Me’ Sets Broadway Debut

The Tupac Shakur musical has an opening date. Holler if Ya Hear Me will hit Broadway on May 25 at the Palace…
By: Chris Martins / January 8, 2014

Animated Tupac Shakur Describes His Life as a Shakespearean Tragedy

PBS' Blank on Blank animated video series delivers another music-related gem. Tupac Shakur is the latest subject of the franchise, which converts long-lost…
By: Chris Martins / December 3, 2013

Tupac Shakur’s Long-Delayed Biopic Has a Filming Date

In September, we learned that the the long-planned Tupac Shakur biopic at last secured funding and the rights to use the late rap legend'…
By: Chris Martins / November 12, 2013

Tupac’s Mother Sues Death Row’s New Owners for $1.1 Million

Early this year, we shared the good news that Tupac Shakur's dear mama Afeni Shakur has plans to share her sorely missed son's "entire…
By: Chris Martins / September 26, 2013

All Eyez on Screen: ‘Tupac’ Biopic to Film in 2014

A long-delayed biopic celebrating the life and career of Tupac Shakur may finally being filming in 2014. According to AP, Morgan Creek Productio…
By: Chris Martins / September 20, 2013

Tupac Musical Moves One Step Closer to Broadway

Tupac Shakur's music is coming ever closer to Broadway. In March 2012, the producers of planned 2Pac musical Holler If Ya Hear Me put out…
By: Marc Hogan / June 24, 2013

Republican Senator Marco Rubio Agrees That Lil Wayne Is No Tupac

Republican senator Marco Rubio has already made it quite clear that he's a learned Tupac Shakur fan. Earlier this month the Florida congressman defended…
By: Chris Martins / February 27, 2013

Tupac’s Dear Mama Will Share Shakur’s ‘Entire Body of Work’

Last year was a big weird one for Tupac Shakur despite the fact that the iconic artist has been dead since 1996. Auditions were held…
By: Chris Martins / February 20, 2013

Hear Quentin Tarantino’s Brash 2Pac-James Brown ‘Django Unchained’ Mind-Meld

Rappers have been rapping over James Brown samples basically ever since there's been rapping. Tupac Shakur did it while he was alive; according to producer…
By: Marc Hogan / December 11, 2012

Hear Rick Ross’ Menacing Song for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’ Soundtrack

In the newly released final trailer for Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film Django Unchained, between gunshot after gunshot, there's the unmistakable roar of Rick Ross. The song i…
By: Marc Hogan / November 30, 2012

Tupac, Biggie Murders Still Drive Writer to Investigate

The back story: In 2008, Pulitzer-winning former L.A. Times staff writer Chuck Philips wrote a story naming names in the murder of Tupac Shakur, who…
By: Chris Martins / September 13, 2012

RIP HoloPac: Tupac Hologram Makers File for Bankruptcy

Hologram 2Pac is dead. Digital Domain Media Group, the company responsible for the projection of Tupac Shakur that dominated discussion of this year's Coachella,…
By: Marc Hogan / September 12, 2012

What David Brooks Got Wrong About Tupac and Springsteen

Conservative columnist David Brooks is just smart enough to get by. He's armed with hubris that allows him to wander out of his house and…
By: Brandon Soderberg / June 27, 2012

Queen’s Freddie Mercury Will Perform as ‘Optical Illusion’

Freddie Mercury will make a technology-enhanced appearance from beyond the grave at a tenth anniversary performance of the Queen musical We Will Rock You. But…
By: Devon Maloney / May 11, 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…
By: Devon Maloney / April 23, 2012
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