Archive for the ‘Tupac’ Category

10th Anniversary (September 13th 2006) – RIP Tupac Shakur (1971 – 1996)

September 13, 2006

Today is the 10th Anniversary of the death of Tupac Shakur.  The music industry, Tupacs Family and fans lost one of the greatest artists of all time on September 13th 1996.  The actor, rapper, poet and entertainer will be remembered forever. Rest In Peace Tupac Amaru Shakur Check out a couple of music videos by Tupac:  Dear Mama: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNcloTmvTeA 

Changes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qg_8HIwRyrE

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Tupac Shakur Petition for Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

September 8, 2006

There is a petition up online in aid of getting Tupac Shakur a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been set-up by a Tupac protege Muszamil.

So far there have been more than 8,000 signatures on the petition.  To add your signature in support of getting the legendary musician, actor and entertainer a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, please click the link below:

http://www.petitiononline.com/2pacfame/

Thank you for supporting Tupac on this!

Hip Hop Front

Tupac Shakur Reinterpreted – 2 Weeks of Tupac’s work in London

September 5, 2006

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Tupac Amaru Shakur’s death the British Film Institute are running a numbers of sessions at the National Film Theatre in London, UK called Tupac Shakur Reinterpreted. Films including “Gridlock’d”, “Juice” and “Poetic Justice” as well as documentries “Biggie and Tupac” and “Tupac Ressurection” will be shown over a 2 week period of 15 September to 28 September.

The opening night will see Leila Steinberg, Tupacs first manager, talking about her experiences of working with the artist and his influences on music and media culture.

I thought I would share this information with you so that you can take the opportunity to asorb some of the many talents that Tupac posessed.

Check out the websites below for more information on Tupac Shakur Reinterpreted:

http://www.bfi.org.uk/incinemas/nft/seasons/tupac/

http://www.myspace.com/londontupacretrospective