Tupac

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

How Professors Are Making A Case For Hip-Hop In Academia

Over the course of 30 years, hip-hop has been on a journey to becoming more respected in academia. For these… Read More

August 16, 2022

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

The Three Archivists You Should Know Celebrating the Legacy of Hip-Hop and Urban Magazines

Meet the archivists behind upnorthtrips, Rap Style Archaeology, and Nygel Sartorial: three platforms that uniquely curate some of the biggest… Read More

May 18, 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

So Far, Ghosts are the Common Through-line in ‘Atlanta’ Season 3

Season three of Atlanta subtly follows a haunting ghost theme, with new episode "The Old Man and the Tree" retelling… Read More

April 1, 2022

This App That Let’s You Virtually Investigate Rap’s Most Infamous Murders is the Morbid Future of True Crime

The CrimeDoor app presents itself as more than just fodder for our morbid obsession with true crime — and in… Read More

March 22, 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

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

50 Cent Is Producing An Investigative TV Series On Unsolved Murders Of Rappers

Hip Hop Homicides, an unscripted WEtv series produced by 50 Cent and Mona Scott-Young, will look into the untimely deaths of… Read More

January 21, 2022

Will Smith Admits He Felt a “Raging Jealousy” Over Tupac & Jada Pinkett Smith’s Relationship

In an excerpt from his new memoir, Will Smith says: "In the beginning of our relationship, my mind was tortured… Read More

November 10, 2021

Listen to Nas Diss Tupac on Rare, Unearthed Track From the ’90s

A lost Nas gem was recently uploaded to YouTube. Last month, a YouTube page titled Unreleased Nas posted a really… Read More

July 22, 2021

Jada Pinkett-Smith Shares Lyrics For Song Tupac Wrote For Her During Prison Stint

In honor of what would be Tupac's 50th birthday, Jada Pinkett-Smith shared a previously-unseen gift. Wednesday, June 16th will mark… Read More

June 15, 2021

‘An Oral History of Tupac Shakur’ Will Explore the Rapper From Perspective of Friends

Dozens of people who knew Tupac Shakur personally were interviewed for the book. A new book on the life and… Read More

May 10, 2021