Tupac Shakur

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

Steve McQueen to Direct Authorized Tupac Documentary

Steve McQueen—director of Shame and 12 Years a Slave—will helm a new documentary on Tupac Shakur, which will be produced in conjunction with the rapper's estate. Reports The Hollywood…
Jordan Sargent / May 10, 2017

Snoop Dogg to Induct Tupac Shakur into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

It’s been confirmed that Snoop Dogg will have the honor of inducting Tupac Shakur into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month, Rolling…
Dale Eisinger / March 26, 2017

Joey Badass Is Doubly Sure He’s a Better Rapper Than Tupac

Joey Badass has gotten himself into a situation. Yesterday, the Brooklyn rapper spoke to Genius about historical figures for a Black History Month feature, and he named Tupac Shakur,…
Brian Josephs / March 1, 2017

The Car In Which Tupac Was Shot Is Being Auctioned

The car that Tupac Shakur was fatally shot in is on sale for $1.5 million, according to the Associated Press. Several photos of the 1996…
Taylor Berman / February 27, 2017
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