2Pac

Diddy Talks About JAY-Z Filling “the Shoes” of The Notorious B.I.G. & 2Pac

While celebrating the 50th birthday of The Notorious B.I.G. on Twitter Spaces, Diddy commended JAY-Z as Biggie and 2Pac's successor.… Read More

May 23, 2022

Funk, Jazz & Soul Musician Bernard Wright Has Died At 58

Legendary funk and jazz musician Bernard Wright, whose music has been sampled by Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and more, has… Read More

May 20, 2022

The Notorious B.I.G. Was Larger Than Life. This New Biography Humanizes Him [Interview]

Okayplayer spoke with Justin Tinsley about writing his Notorious B.I.G. book, It Was All A Dream: Biggie and the World… Read More

May 10, 2022

Watch the First Trailer for ‘Dear Mama,’ a New Docuseries on Tupac & Afeni Shakur’s Relationship

Directed by Allen Hughes of filmmaking team The Hughes Brothers, upcoming FX docuseries Dear Mama will center Tupac and Afeni Shakur.… Read More

May 9, 2022

Snoop Dogg Talks About Removing Several Death Row Albums from DSPs

Death Row Records owner Snoop Dogg announced that he's removed select albums from himself, Dr. Dre and Tha Dogg Pound… Read More

April 18, 2022

DJ Quik Said His Mom Stopped Him From Joining Suge Knight on Night of 2Pac Shooting

DJ Quik revealed to Los Angeles Times that his mother stopped him from joining Suge Knight on the evening of… Read More

March 18, 2022

‘The Chronic,’ ‘Doggystyle,’ & Other Death Row Classics Removed From Streaming Services

Snoop Dogg acquired Death Row Records in February but select 90's albums from Dr. Dre and The Dogg Pound are… Read More

March 15, 2022

Death Row Records Under Snoop Dogg Reportedly Won’t Include 2Pac or Dr. Dre Albums

Snoop Dogg has taken ownership of Death Row Records, but the acquisition deal will exclude several popular albums by 2Pac… Read More

February 24, 2022

‘The Art of Dialogue’ is the Rising YouTube Channel Chronicling 2Pac’s History

We spoke to Mighty Bolton, founder of The Art of Dialogue YouTube Channel, about documenting the life and career of… Read More

February 23, 2022

Snoop Dogg Now Owns Death Row Records

Formerly on Death Row Records from 1992 to 1998, Snoop Dogg has acquired the label ahead of his performance at… Read More

February 10, 2022

Lil Cease Speaks on Biggie Wanting Nas on Tupac Diss “The Ugliest”

In a new interview, Lil Cease spoke on Biggie dissing 2Pac on unreleased track "The Ugliest" and wanting a verse… Read More

January 27, 2022

10 Things You May Not Have Known About 2Pac’s ‘All Eyez on Me’

To commemorate the anniversary of Tupac Shakur's 'All Eyez on Me,' we highlight 10 facts that you didn't know about… Read More

February 12, 2021

2Pac Allegedly Planned to Leave Death Row to Sign With Quincy Jones’ Label Before His Death

In an episode of Fat Joe's Instagram series, Keyshia Cole shares a candid story that took place the night of… Read More

August 12, 2020

Seven Classic Rap Choruses That Are Long Enough To Wash Your Hands To

From Outkast's "So Fresh, So Clean" to Three 6 Mafia's "Tear Da Club Up," these rap choruses meet the recommended… Read More

March 24, 2020

“They Had The Chance To Sign”: 2Pac’s Assistant Claims Rapper Once Auditioned For De La Soul & Def Jef

Kendrick Wells, 2Pac's close friend and assistant, recounted the moment in a recent interview. In an alternate universe, 2Pac could've… Read More

December 19, 2019

Hype Williams Has the Best Instagram Right Now Featuring Throwbacks From His Archives

The filmmaker's account is filled with shots featuring Aaliyah, Jay-Z and even Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. Hype Williams is one… Read More

November 18, 2019