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Afeni Shakur

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,...

The Reviews For Tupac Inspired Musical Are In!

Associated Press | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.26.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway has had a punk jukebox musical with Green Day songs and one featuring harmonies by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Ther...

Tupac Musical Star Reflects On Iconic Rapper's Influence

Associated Press | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.20.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- Christopher Jackson remembers exactly where he was on Friday, Sept. 13, 1996. That was the day Tupac Shakur died from wounds suff...

Tupac Musical Cast Revealed!

AP | Posted 04.08.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming Broadway musical inspired by Tupac Shakur songs will star Saul Williams, the poet and singer best known for the film "S...

A Musical About Tupac Shakur??

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — A musical inspired by the music of Tupac Shakur hopes to bring gangsta rap to a Broadway stage. A workshop of "Holler If Ya Hear Me"...

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...

'World-Changing' Tupac Musical Set To Begin Casting

Posted 03.01.2012 | Black Voices

Good news for Tupac Shakur fans! The late hip-hop icon’s music will be featured in a new Broadway musical titled, “Holler If Ya Hear Me.” Acc...

Tupac Shakur's Mother: I Feel Like He Died Yesterday

TMZ | Posted 11.14.2011 | Celebrity

It's been 15 years to the day since Tupac Shakur was shot to death -- but his mother is still coping with the rapper's untimely end ... claiming she f...