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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 p...

'Welcome To Death Row' Movie Set To Start Production As N.W.A.'s Aftermath Story

VIBE | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.03.2015 | Black Voices

On the heels of Straight Outta Compton’s massive success at the box office, with a whooping $141 million earn for Universal, the West Coast rap...

If Tupac And Biggie Twitter-Beefed Like Meek Mill

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.31.2015 | Comedy

Social media is killing rap beef. Callouts that might have been refined and organized into calculated disses are now being carelessly dropped on cyber...

We Need These Old-School Baseball Cards Featuring Hip-Hop Legends

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports

Hip-hop and baseball have blended well in the past -- remember when 50 Cent's infamously terrible first pitch received its own commemorative baseball...

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...

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...

Apparently Madonna Dated Tupac Shakur

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.12.2015 | Entertainment

File this under "Celebrity Couples You Never Knew Existed" -- Madonna once dated Tupac Shakur. The 56-year-old singer made the revelation on the H...

Kanye, Kurt Cobain, and the Wish Fulfillment of a Musical Genre

Josh Stein-Sapir | Posted 04.25.2015 | Arts
Josh Stein-Sapir

Kanye West isn't a real person. He's the unfortunate manifestation of the ideals set forth in his musical genre. He joins a tragic and unique group, which includes Tupac, Sid Vicious, and Kurt Cobain.

On Hip-Hop and Philosophy: Interview With Joey Bada$$

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 03.31.2015 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

During a time when so much of hip-hop is saturated with blatant sexual references, we have Joey whose album dropped on what is hard to believe is only his 20th birthday. The album permeates with an introspection and lyricism found in someone much older than Joey's 20 years.

Listen To 3 New Songs From The Tupac Musical

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment

Three new tracks from the Tupac Shakur musical, "Holler If Ya Hear Me," have been released and are now available to stream on SoundCloud. Starring Sau...

A Horde Of Dead Celebrities Are Still Alive In Odd Dutch Beer Ad

Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment

Conspiracy theories about dead celebrities not really being dead have become the norm. Now we have a Dutch brewing company postulating that a handful ...

Broadway Set To Get A Taste Of Gangsta Rap

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — A musical inspired by Tupac Shakur songs is going to bring gangsta rap to Broadway. Producers said Wednesday that "Holler If Ya Hea...

Tupac Shakur Could've Been In 'Star Wars'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Tupac Shakur could have been in "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace," according to a new interview with Death Row Records' former Chief Engineer ...

Tupac Shakur Talks Life and Death In Unheard 1994 Interview

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The latest edition of PBS' "Blank on Blank" web series takes on previously unreleased audio from a 1994 interview with Tupac Shakur, originally captur...

Boys To Men -- Harlem Haberdashery Guy Wood Sr. & Louis Johnson Jr. Keep It Classic

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

So for me summer is over. I wrapped it up with some pretty amazing new finds. I re-discovered Harlem, and fell in love with its history through fashion again.

Tupac Biopic Coming

Posted 09.20.2013 | Entertainment

Days after the anniversary of Tupac's death, it was announced that the late rapper is set to be immortalized in film in an upcoming biopic. Accord...

Remembering Tupac

Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment

Sept. 13 marks the anniversary of the death of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur. After suffering a gunshot wound, Shakur died in Las Vegas in 1996 at the...

Tupac Shakur Earns a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Kim Kane | Posted 08.23.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Kane

Shakur, known to the world as 2Pac, will be awarded the star for his illustrious recording career. Prior to his tragic murder in 1996, Pac had proven himself an accomplished poet, activist and actor.

Fans Want Hologram Whitney To Appear At Coachella

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment

Coachella is gearing up to take over California in just a couple weeks, which can only mean one thing: holograms. Following last year's notorious T...

WATCH: James Brown And Tupac For 'Django Unchained'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment

On the eve of the Academy Awards, a new video has been released for "Django Unchained" -- take a look above. The video shows footage from Quentin Tara...

Tupac's Mom Makes Bold Claim

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment

Afeni Shakur, Tupac's mother, says she'll do everything she can to make sure all of the late rapper's unreleased music sees the light of day. "I b...

WATCH: Will TLC's 'Left Eye' Tour As A Hologram?

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Fans of Tupac Shakur went wild last year when a hologram of the late rapper appeared on stage at Coachella. Now, many are hoping that another late sin...

Bokeem Woodbine: Boy From the Hood Goes Hollywood

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 03.26.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

He is proof that a boy from the hood need not be conquered by the dangers of the street. It is possible to beat the odds and make it to Hollywood. After all, he did.

RAP: Rhythm and Poetry

Hasan Khan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Hasan Khan

Is rap music really a threat to society? Are these lyrics laced with venom? Are they corrupting young minds? In my opinion, rap is actually just as relevant a music genre as rock or reggae.