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Watch The USA Network’s Official Teaser For “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac & The Notorious B.I.G.” (Trailer)

Starring Josh Duhamel, Bokeem Woodbine and Jimmi Simpson, and no longer a ‘long-awaited’ or ‘maybe, strong maybe’… They kept snatching the clips down like someone was ‘hedging’ at the network. But okay. This Biggie-Tupac crime drama series is definitely coming to USA.

Watch the official trailer for Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac & The Notorious B.I.G., a new series coming to USA Network from a director of The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.
– USA Network

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Watch The USA Teasers For “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G.” (Trailer)

USA is finally getting in on the controversy. An ivestigative series on the Unsolved Murders of Biggie and 2pac. We got teaser trailers above and after the jump. Check ’em out!

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Tyrin Turner Reveals That “Menace II Society” Was An Answer To A Prayer (Video)

How crazy is that? Well not too crazy actually, depending on where you hold the power of spirituality in your life. But according to the clip above, the “Menace II Society” opportunity (to play Caine) came along in time to answer Tyrin Turner’s desperate plea to the Heavens from his front lawn; right as moms was really pressuring him to get a job and live a ‘responsible life’ that he did NOT want to live.

Los Angeles actor Tyrin Turner here speaks to VladTV about the chain of events that led to him landing the role of Caine in “Menace II Society,” and the group of actors and musicians he worked with on the film, among them Jada Pinkett, Too Short, and 2Pac. Pac, Turner says, read for a part in the movie but wasn’t happy with his character. “2Pac came into the reading. We all started rehearsing and in the middle of it 2Pac was like, ‘Man, I can’t get into this character.'” Get the full story above.
– Vlad TV

More after the jump…

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Full Interview Of Treach Speaking On How He And 2Pac Came Up And The Aftermath Of The East Vs. West Beef That Got Stirred Up (Video)

You saw when we shared Treach talking about his homie 2Pac’s assassination and how it affected him on here, right? Well, that was just a tiny piece of the full interview… which we have embedded above for you today!

Naughty by Nature’s Treach sat down with DJ Vlad to talk growing up in New Jersey, transitioning from the street life to rapping, and what it was like experiencing the success of “OPP” and “Hip Hop Hooray.” Also having a close relationship with the late Tupac Shakur, Treach details their bond, what it was like at the height of the East Coast/West Coast beef and the reason he feels both BIG and Pac were assassinated.
– Vlad TV

Get some cereal, or lunch or whatever, click play and dig in. By the end, you will know why Treach and Pac were so close and what happened before the interview went so far left.

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Treach Tells The Truth ‘They’ Tried To Hide From Him About His Homie 2Pac’s Assassination (Video)

Holy sh!t. This went exactly NOT as Vlad expected, but exactly the way it needed to. Bet money that the hit count on this episode goes nowhere near a million. Mumble rap and booty shake, yes, multimillion views. The truth in tell-it-like-it-is vids like this, HELL NO! But that ain’t gonna stop me from watching and sharing this Treach (of Naughty By Nature) confessional. You should do the same. I would not mind being wrong on this one!

Treach opened up to VladTV about getting the news that 2Pac was shot in Vegas, which he initially thought wasn’t a big deal. However, as time went on, he couldn’t get through to anyone close to the wounded rapper, and Treach said everyone knew to keep him away from the hospital due to his hot temper.

During the conversation, Treach spoke about how hard it was to record “Mourn You Till I Join You” and his thoughts on 2Pac’s murder being the worst kept secret. Hit the above video to hear what he had to say.

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All Eyez On Me (Latest Trailer)

“All Eyez On Me” is not just a career-making album anymore. Soon, it will be the go-to for convos on the life & times of one Tupac Amaru Shakur. The dude that plays Tupac, great casting. They got the dude that played Biggie from “Notorious” to reprise his role. But look at the dude playing Suge Knight though. Ringer!

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All Eyez On Me (New Trailer)

We posted on it last year. But then, the Tupac Shakur biopic was a year or so away. Now we are months away from the “All Eyez On Me” film release. Here’s the latest trailer for the film.

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Big Syke’s Last Interview Before His Death Addressed Police Brutality (Video)

Tupac’s friend & former Thug L.I.F.E. collaborator Big Syke passed away today. One of his last interviews before he died was beautiful because of all the truth he spoke within it.

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All Eyez on Me (Trailer)

Above: Trailer for the Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez On Me.” Tupac will be played by Demetrius Shipp, Jr. The film will also have the dude that played Biggie in “Notorious” (Jamal Woolard) playing B.I.G. in this film as well.

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2Pac – “Dear Mama” (OG Version)

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DJ King Assassin comes with the original version of “Dear Mama,” which includes busier production and vocal sampling from Yo-Yo.

(Rest In Peace to Tupac’s mom, Afeni Shakur, who passed recently.)

2PAC – DEAR MAMA (OG VERSION)

Classic Clips 1996: Snoop Dogg x Tupac Shakur Mobilize The Community To Vote (Video)

Remember when Hip-Hop HAD to say something?? Even the most gangsta, clowning around, sex-driven, smoke-you-down, or whatever rap act had to have a stance on, or answers to, the political questions of the day back in The Golden Era. Well, check out some visual ’90s gold: Death Row Records labelmates Snoop, Tupac, Hammer (yup)… even CEO Suge Knight at a political rally doing right by the community. Great clip!

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Respect: Buckshot Remembers The Time Tupac Stood Up To Suge Knight For Him & His Crew (Video)

Some things from way back when affect us to this day. Such must be the case of this story Buckshot shared about Tupac standing firm against the wishes of his Death Row label boss Marion ‘Suge’ Knight on behalf of his homie Buckshot and the rest of his crew. If you are an artist, and you swear you have people around that are truly down… think… would they have bucked up (and possibly f#cked up) with the man who held their career in hand?

AND Snoop was already on the plane??? Damn. Salute to the fallen soldier. What a story!

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Tupac – “Dear Mama” (J. Period Remix)

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In the wake of Tupac birthday commemorations across the world of Hip-Hop, J. Period remixes a ‘Pac classic, “Dear Mama.” Take a listen. And if the music sounds familiar to you, good ear! Nas used it on “The Message” from 1996’s “It Was Written.”

The remixed track herald’s the “Holler If Ya Hear Me” (Remixed) project – due out June 24, 2014 – and the Kenny Leon-directed Broadway musical “Holler If Ya Hear Me” (starring Saul Williams). You can purchase tickets for the musical at hollerifyahearme.com.

TUPAC – DEAR MAMA (J. PERIOD REMIX)

Tupac – “Old School” (Cookin Soul Remix)

Have you wondered how Tupac, our fallen Golden Era legend, would come at this Hip-Hop thing today? Dreamed about how he might keep it True School in the new era? You will; once you experience this Cookin Soul remix of “Old School” (or maybe it will be the fulfillment of a dream). Feels right… and you can get a copy to go right now… for FREE!

DOWNLOAD: TUPAC – OLD SCHOOL (COOKIN SOUL REMIX)

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Tupac’s Former Body Guard Frank Alexander’s Last Interview (Video)

This is the last interview from Tupac’s former body guard, Frank Alexander. You might remember him from his appearance in the Biggie and Tupac documentary. Haunting when you think about it. This is footage of a man in what would be his last days speaking his last words (for the most part)… including comments on the last days and last words of his friend. Five-part interview. Parts 2-5 are embedded after the jump.

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Snoop Dogg Speaks On His Global Popularity, Past Conflict With Tupac Shakur, His Last Moments With Biggie, & More (Video)

We need to sit back and take Snoop in from time to time… World traveler, known around the world, knows a LOT of people for a LONG time (like Tyrese since before the Coca-Cola commercial). Sway gets into it with Snoop on real gangsta cred, on ‘Pac, on B.I.G. and more. Heather B chiming in. Good talk!

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Tupac ‘Dies’ Again: Hologram Company Goes Under (Video)


Financial News One reported days ago (see video above) that Digital Domain Media (DDM) CEO John C. Textor had abruptly resigned and that the company was “evaluating its options, including Chapter 11 bankruptcy.” Well, Kenneth Schortgen of Examiner.com is now reporting that DDM, the company that brought rapper Tupac Shakur back to life (as a lifelike hologram at the last Coachella Festival) has indeed filed for bankruptcy:

Tupac Shakur will always live in the minds and hearts of millions of Americans, but his image, resurrected by Digital Domain Media, suffered a second death today at the hands of the bankruptcy courts.

– Kenneth Schortgen, Jr., Examiner.com

Digital Domain Media’s (DDM) resurrected Tupac hologram was received with much fanfare at the last Coachella Festival. Shortly after the Festival, many of us began to ponder whose hologram would make an appearance at the next Coachella. Moreover, recent buzz about a “noteworthy” celebrity appearance at the Republican National Convention gave rise to talk of the possibility of a speech delivered by a hologram of President Ronald Reagan (before we learned that the celebrity speaker would be Clint Eastwood). Indeed, the possibilities for DDM to capitalize on buzz seemed endless. Unfortunately, the company was not able to convert the buzz into anything truly bankable. With its September 11, 2012, bankruptcy filing, DDM (in effect) died… and the possibility of any more of its holographic resurrections (including an encore performance from Tupac) died with it.

R.I.P. DDM. R.I.P. Holo-Tupac.

(One more time, Holo-Tupac…after the jump.)
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Suge Knight Believes Tupac Shakur Isn’t Dead (Audio)

In a recent radio interview copped by TMZ of 93.5 KDAY in L.A., Suge Knight stated that he believes Tupac isn’t dead & may have faked his own death. Suge Knight says “The person who supposedly cremated Tupac … this guy got about 3 million dollars .. personally from me … cash … and next thing I know I never heard from the guy or seen him again … he retired and left.”

Mike Tyson Speaks On His Close Relationship With Tupac Shakur (Video)

Mike Tyson stopped by Big Boy’s Neighborhoood on Power 106 in L.A & spoke more in-depth on his relationship with Tupac Shakur back in the day….More video from the interview under the hood….
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Keith Murray Clarifies The Beef with Tupac, Family History of Drug use, & former Def Jam issue (Video)

In a recent interview Keith Murray gave “the Most Beautifullest” interview with Jack Thriller touching on a variety of topics that fans have legitimately been wondering about. The rumored beef with Tupac, Keith Murray’s past drug issues, & the fight with a Def Jam employee that ultimately cost him his record deal.

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