2Pac

2Pac’s Me Against the World Turns 25: Rap Legend Cemented His Legacy on Introspective Masterpiece

On Valentine’s Day 1995, Tupac Amaru Shakur became Inmate No. 95A1140: 5’11", 145 pounds, pacing his cell, chain-smoking Newports, devouring dozens of magazines and newspapers…
Lucas Foster / March 14, 2020

Snoop Dogg: Our 1997 Interview

This article originally appeared in the February 1997 issue of SPIN. Imagine you are Snoop Doggy Dogg, the best and biggest-selling rapper of…
Jonathan Gold / August 24, 2019

Hole, Soundgarden, Estates of Tupac and Tom Petty Sue Universal Music Group Over Warehouse Fire

Earlier this month, the New York Times Magazine published a lengthy investigation into a warehouse fire at Universal Studios in 2008. The fire, which Universal…
Rob Arcand / June 22, 2019

2pac Estate Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Greatest Hits Album with New Vinyl, Merch Releases

Twenty years since the release of his Greatest Hits album, the estate of Tupac Shakur has announced a new merch line to commemorate the anniversary.
Rob Arcand / November 25, 2018

Tupac Photographer Sues Macy’s and Urban Outfitters for Using His Pics for Merch

Photographer Chi Modu, who's shot hip-hop greats like Mobb Deep and the Notorious B.I.G., is suing Macy's and Urban Outfitters for using his portraits of…
Brian Josephs / September 22, 2017

Ice-T and Soledad O’Brien to Host Fox Special About the Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. Murders

Fox will investigate the murders of Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, in a new two-hour special on September 24 called Who Shot Biggie…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 25, 2017

Afeni Shakur, Tupac’s Mother, Has Died

TMZ has reported that Afeni Shakur — mother of the late, massively influential rapper Tupac — has died at the age of 69 of a…
Dan Weiss / May 3, 2016

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