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Tupac Shakur

Tupac's Very Own Handwritten 'Dear Mama' Lyrics Could Be Yours

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.20.2017 | Black Voices

One lucky fan will have the chance to own a piece of hip-hop history, thanks to Tupac’s handwritten lyrics of his hit song “Dear Mama.” The late...

Similarities In Christopher Marlowe And Tupac Shakur

Francis Levy | Posted 03.17.2017 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

The Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe was murdered when he was 29. The rapper Tupac Shakur, of Digital Underground fame, was murdered when he...

For Freshman Lawmakers, Debt Is The Cost Of Doing Business

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

by Niv Sultan President Donald Trump has said, often and with great pride, that he is “the king of debt.”That’s not a distinction any congres...

When Tupac Goes To Church

Michael W. Waters | Posted 12.30.2016 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

The late Tupac Amaru Shakur has experienced a recent resurgence in news coverage this year. On May 2, his mother, Afeni Shakur, died. Among Tupac’s ...

Tupac Shakur's 'Hail Mary' Mistakenly Included In Church Service

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.27.2016 | Weird News

Let’s pray this doesn’t happen again. There was mass confusion at a Christmas service in Sri Lanka when the program featured the words to Tupac Sh...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame To Induct Tupac Shakur

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 12.20.2016 | Entertainment

Tupac Shakur just earned a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, becoming the sixth hip-hop artist to be inducted, after Run-D.M.C., Public Enemy, G...

Unsolved Tupac And Biggie Murders To Be Focus Of True Crime Series

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 03.10.2017 | Entertainment

The lives of dueling rappers Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. have been chronicled on the big screen before, but their unsolved murders will be the f...

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Might Induct Tupac In 2017

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 10.18.2016 | Entertainment

In April 2017, Tupac Shakur might become the sixth hip-hop artist to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. On Tuesday, the institution releas...

'I Gave You Power': Nas' Plea For Gun Control Still Remains Relevant

Timothy Cooper | Posted 09.28.2016 | Black Voices
Timothy Cooper

The world has changed immensely since the release of "I Gave You Power," but the issue of gun violence in America has, more or less, remained the same. Aside from being a baronial and complex story, Nas' song was a forewarning of what was to come.

Twenty Years After Tupac's Death, Does His Music Still Endure?

Paul Cantor | Posted 09.13.2016 | Entertainment
Paul Cantor

Unless you're one of the conspiracy theorists who thinks he's alive and well in Cuba, as of September 13, 2016, Tupac Shakur has been dead for 20 years.

The Power Of Music. The Celebrity Wishmaker Simonetta Lein Meets Multi-Platinum Music Producer Ronnie King

Simonetta Lein | Posted 08.04.2016 | Entertainment
Simonetta Lein

Whenever you are sad, happy, anxious, irritable or in love, there is always that one song that can be counted on to cheer your soul. That soundtrack in your life that you can always play and be transported back in time.

Watch Bugs Bunny And His Looney Pals Rapping Tupac's 'Hail Mary'

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.12.2016 | Entertainment

Bugs Bunny can’t get enough of his classic West Coast hip-hop. Apparently. The animated rabbit raps along to Tupac Shakur’s celebrated 1997 anthem...

Tupac: Hard On The Outside, Human On The Inside

Joshua Adams | Posted 06.17.2016 | Black Voices
Joshua Adams

Today is Pac's 45th birthday, and as I reflect on his legacy and my own nostalgia towards his music, I think the reason I appreciate his life and work so much is he made public the private struggle of inner-city Black masculinity.

Teaser For Tupac Shakur Biopic 'All Eyez On Me' Drops On Rapper's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment

Checkout the teaser trailer for All Eyez On Me! June 16th is Tupac's birthday. What's your favorite Tupac song? A video posted by Big Boy's Neighborho...

Dear Mama: For the Maternally Conflicted on Mother's Day

Michael W. Waters | Posted 05.06.2016 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

For the maternally conflicted, Mother's Day may be a difficult day. However, let it be a day where you commit yourself to your own process of healing. In so doing, you may give your mother the greatest gift of all.

From Prince & Tupac to Metro Boomin: Music Manager, Rico Brooks explains the Business of Music

Abesi Manyando | Posted 05.05.2016 | Black Voices
Abesi Manyando

Since the recent death of Prince many people have been focused on his artistic contribution to the world but it would be a great disservice if it is n...

Jada Pinkett Smith Remembers Afeni Shakur In A Heartfelt Post

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.04.2016 | Black Voices

The sudden death of Afeni Shakur on Monday night took many by surprise, including family friend Jada Pinkett Smith. After discovering the sad news, Pi...

Afeni Shakur, Mother Of Hip-Hop Legend Tupac, Dead At 69

New York Daily News | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.03.2016 | Black Voices

Afeni Shakur Davis, mother of late rap legend Tupac Shakur who was the subject of one of his most iconic songs and who oversaw his posthumous legacy, ...

'First Look' Clip Of Tupac Shakur Biopic 'All Eyez On Me'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices

Those wondering if Demetrius Shipp Jr. can cut it as Tupac Shakur in the biopic "All Eyez on Me" can get a better idea now. What's being reported as a...

Tupac Touches On Donald Trump's 'Greed' In Rare 1992 Interview

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.20.2016 | Black Voices

Tupac Shakur was a lyrical genius and ahead of his time. Over two decades ago, the rap legend called out Republican presidential candidate Donald Trum...

Tupac’s High School Love Letter Is Being Sold For $35,000

Vibe | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.19.2016 | Black Voices

Tupac Shakur’s words have gone on to breathe life into fans long after the rapper’s untimely death. His lyrics, now received as gospel by many, ar...

Cast Of Tupac Biopic 'All Eyez On Me' Wraps Filming

Yahoo Music | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.18.2016 | Black Voices

In just a few months, the cast of the upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic has finished filming, putting the project in post-production mode....

Let Biggie's Last Lesson Be A Lasting One

Paul A. Bromley | Posted 03.22.2017 | Black Voices
Paul A. Bromley

Unarguably the greatest storyteller to ever touch a microphone, Biggie Smalls ushered in the golden era of hip hop. His messages weren't always perfectly wrapped in the neatest packages, but they were there if you opened your mind to receive them.

Documentary Claims Diddy Was Behind Tupac's Murder

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment

The Los Angeles Police Department has solved the murders of rappers Christopher "Biggie Smalls" Wallace and Tupac Shakur, according to a documentary f...

Running For President Now A Giant Rap Battle

Trey Radel | Posted 01.14.2017 | Politics
Trey Radel

Walking away from your dream, your passion and your calling is tough. Really tough. I know. I walked away from mine in U.S. Congress after some bad, life-changing decisions.