Afeni Shakur

2Pac’s ‘Greatest Hits’ Album Has Spent 450 Weeks on the Billboard 200

2Pac's posthumous Greatest Hits album has been on the Billboard 200 for 450 weeks, also the fourth longest-charting rap album of… Read More

November 30, 2022

2Pac’s Stepfather Mutulu Shakur to Be Freed from Prison

After 36 years in prison, Mutulu Shakur, has been granted compassionate release from prison with just months to live. Black… Read More

November 11, 2022

A Snoop Dogg Biopic Directed By Allen Hughes is in the Works

A Snoop Dogg biopic is being made, directed by Allen Hughes, co-director of Menace II Society, Dead Presidents and The Book… Read More

November 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

At Least Two New Tupac Albums Will Be Released Soon

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Tupac Shakur (@2pac) on Aug 11, 2018 at 8:02am… Read More

October 1, 2018

OKP Exclusive: June 16th To Be Officially Declared ‘Tupac Shakur Day’ In Oakland

It looks like another big win for hip-hop. On the heels of the recently announced effort to immortalize the Notorious… Read More

June 15, 2016

Early Tupac Collaborator Shares Original Version Of “Dear Mama”

As far as Tupac's most iconic material is concerned, "Dear Mama," in its showcase of Pac's softer side, particularly at… Read More

May 5, 2016

“A giant in her own right” – Jada Pinkett-Smith Pens A Loving Note To Afeni Shakur

There's no question that the loss of Afeni Shakur has touched us all. But most directly, the surviving Shakur family… Read More

May 3, 2016

Afeni Shakur, Activist & Mother Of Tupac, Dead At Age 69

It's with great sadness we report today that Afeni Shakur, lifelong activist and mother to Tupac, has passed at the… Read More

May 3, 2016

Pass The Popcorn: Watch Danai Gurira & Demetrius Shipp Jr. As Afeni & Tupac Shakur

Actors Danai Gurira and Demetrius Shipp Jr. excite viewers in a brief clip of the pair in action as Afeni… Read More

January 15, 2016

Read Eminem’s Heartfelt, Handwritten Letter To Tupac’s Mother, Afeni Shakur

In Eminem's book, there is probably no more influential MC than the late Tupac Amaru Shakur. He's cited the legendary rapper/writer/actor… Read More

July 15, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Marcus Logan Remembers That Time Biggie & Tupac’s Mothers 1st Met + BTS Of The ‘No Way Out’ Tour w/ Busta Rhymes

Biggie Smalls would have been 43 today (happy birthday B.I.G.!). His fellow golden ager Busta Rhymes celebrated his birthday bashment yesterday… Read More

May 21, 2015