Tupac Shakur

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

Lil Xan Pulls Gun After Being Harassed About Calling Tupac Boring

Lil Xan is still getting heat for remarks he made about Tupac last year. The California native pulled a gun during an altercation last night…
Rob Arcand / June 8, 2019

Tupac Docuseries to Be Directed by The Defiant Ones Filmmaker Allen Hughes

Filmmaker Allen Hughes (The Defiant Ones) made a deal with Tupac Shakur's estate in order to use the late rapper's music for a forthcoming five-part…
Maggie Serota / May 22, 2019

Justin Bieber Defends Chris Brown, Compares Him to Michael Jackson & Tupac

Justin Bieber is coming to his pal Chris Brown’s defense, and spreading a message of forgiveness. The crooner took to Instagram on Friday…
Rania Aniftos, Billboard / May 4, 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

Watch a Trailer for the Tupac/Biggie True Crime Series Unsolved

The USA Network has released a new trailer for Unsolved, a true crime series about the police investigation into the murders of rival rapper Biggie Smalls…
Maggie Serota / December 15, 2017

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

A Canadian Poet Laureate Is Accused of Ripping Off Tupac and Maya Angelou

Pierre DesRuisseaux, a French-Canadian poet who was named his country's poet laureate in 2009 and died last year, is being accused of plagiarizing the work of…
Andy Cush / September 12, 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

Judge Blocks Auction of Madonna Memorabilia, Including Breakup Letter From Tupac

A judge has blocked the auction of some alarmingly personal Madonna artifacts, including a breakup letter from ex-boyfriend Tupac Shakur, a pair of worn panties, and a hairbrush…
Anna Gaca / July 19, 2017

Former VIBE Writer Kevin Powell Sues All Eyez On Me for Copyright Infringement

Kevin Powell, a founding staff member of VIBE magazine and former senior writer, has filed a federal lawsuit against the producers and writers behind the…
Luria Freeman, VIBE / June 24, 2017

The Unsatisfying All Eyez on Me Offers a SparkNotes Summary of Tupac Shakur’s Rich Life

The only thing that inspires less confidence than a Tupac Shakur biopic made by the director behind "Dilemma" is the subtitle "the Untold…
Brian Josephs / June 19, 2017

Why Was a Real Life Rapper Cast as Tupac’s Shooter in All Eyez on Me?

The new Tupac biopic All Eyez on Me is so messy that at times it feels like the filmmakers took measures to sabotage their own production. Danai…
Brian Josephs / June 19, 2017

Jada Pinkett Smith Takes Offense to Her Depiction in Tupac Shakur Biopic

The Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me hit theaters today to mostly negative reviews, and Jada Pinkett Smith, Shakur's lifelong friend, is one of those critics. The…
Brian Josephs / June 16, 2017

A&E’s Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Documentaries Get Premiere Dates

A&E has announced premiere dates for its upcoming "Biography" series productions on the Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur, as Rolling Stone reports. Biggie: The Life…
Anna Gaca / May 24, 2017
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