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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 03.22.2016 | 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 01.15.2016 | 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.

Eminem Pens Essay Praising The 'True Genius' Of Tupac Shakur

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment

Eminem has long stated his allegiance to Tupac Shakur, having co-produced the soundtrack to the 2003 documentary "Tupac: Resurrection" and the 2004 po...

7 Tupac Songs That Still Resonate With Black America Today

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.22.2015 | Black Voices

Nearly 20 years since his death, Tupac Shakur's legacy lives on in popular culture. After all, the rapper sold over 75 million records worldwide. ...

Jada Pinkett-Smith On Tupac: 'There Was No Physical Chemistry Between Us'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.12.2015 | Black Voices

Jada Pinkett-Smith has always been vocal about details surrounding her friendship with the late hip-hop pioneer Tupac Shakur. During a recent inte...

Baltimore: The Dehumanizing Gaze and Thug Life

Charles Howard | Posted 06.28.2015 | Black Voices
Charles Howard

It should go without saying, but of course destroying property and businesses is wrong. I have a friend who lost everything in a fire set on Monday night. A life-altering tragedy, no doubt. But, equally tragic is destroying humanity and withdrawing dignity -- something that many of us have done while watching the last several days in Baltimore unfold.

Mortal Men and the City of Baltimore

Michael W. Waters | Posted 06.28.2015 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

I am not a fan of violence, but I am a fan of the people being heard. Now that it has hit the fan, I pray that we open our ears to hear the cries of a people far too long trampled upon, a people who can take no more.

John Singleton Drops Out Of The Tupac Biopic But Plans On Making Another

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.15.2015 | Black Voices

Tupac Shakur's forthcoming biopic, "Tupac," has experienced a slight shift as it was announced last week that “Devil In A Blue Dress” director Car...

I Just Don't Understand Why White People Want to Use the N-Word

Abiola Abrams | Posted 05.20.2015 | Black Voices
Abiola Abrams

The n-word has the blood of thousands of lynchings, beatings, and other horrific crimes melded between its letters, meshed in its very fibers. So, why do some white people want the right to use this abhorrent word again?

Why Thrash Metal Now?

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.02.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Retro-cycles are now a normal part of pop culture and have been for sometime. It is well documented that it's traced to the emergence of 1950's youth culture and their post WWII expendable income. You wait 20 years and there it is again. Lately Tupac and Kurt Cobian are commonplace, but you see that already.

How To Shoot A Jay Z Magazine Cover In 12 Minutes

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Danny Clinch has photographed music legends from Bruce Springsteen to Johnny Cash to Keith Richards, and now more than 200 of the iconic moments he's ...

Ode to Big Bank Hank

Francis Levy | Posted 01.31.2015 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

"Rapper's Delight" was the song for which Sugar Hill Gang became famous and it featured one of the first examples of sampling (Chic's "Good Times" threaded though the track) that was also a harbinger of the appropriation frenzy that would infect the art world at the same time.

The Real Reason Why Tupac-Inspired Broadway Musical Closed

Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices

Just over a month after its June 19 Broadway premiere, Kenny Leon’s Tupac Shakur-inspired musical, “Holler if Ya Hear Me” announced its closing,...