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Tupac Musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' Finds New Life in Atlanta
Tupac Musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' Finds New Life in Atlanta
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Tupac Musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' Finds New Life in Atlanta

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY. Source: Youtube

"My goal in this performance is to show audiences that as black men we have goals in life, we are worthy and we are trying.”

The Tupac-inspired musical, Holler If Ya Hear Me, is getting a second chance in an Atlanta theater next month.

READ: Exclusive Preview Of Saul Williams In The Tupac-Inspired Broadway Musical Holler If Ya Hear Me

Initially opening in 2014 on Broadway, the Kenny Leon-directed production was shelved after a short run. It starred Saul Williams as its lead, featured a score rooted in west coast hip-hop and a plot that explored life after incarceration. According to New York Times, Leon's revamped version of the show will open at the True Colors Theatre, which was founded by Leon in 2002. He aims to bring new meaning to the show in the wake of Ferguson, Black Lives Matter and the current political climate, even reworking some of the show's numbers with spoken word pieces helmed by local students from Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University.

WATCH: Saul Williams Talks Holler If Ya Hear Me & Performs "Amethyst Rocks" On The Colbert Report

Hit the link below for tickets and information on the production. Catch a preview of the original production in the clip below.