Late Saturday night, Chuck D dropped an interesting bomb on his Twitter account: a letter, which he said he received from late rapper Tupac Shakur in 1995.
The hardest task of the day is picking only 10 great Tupac songs to commemorate his birthday. Today, the legendary rapper would have turned 43.
This September will be the 18th anniversary of Tupac’s death and until this day, no one was quite sure about the rapper’s last moments.
The clip, which is on Entertainment Weekly’s website, takes you inside the studio as the cast of show, Holler If Ya Hear Me work on “California Love.”
Courtney Smith examines the resurgence of gangsta rap and its subtle differences and striking similarities to its hey day in the 90s. Has the climate of South Central LA changed in the last 20 years, and discovers the music reflects an unfortunately stagnant environment of violence and gang activity.
If a typical Mother’s Day card seem a little cheesy to you, may we suggest an even cheesier option: a Mother’s Day mixtape.
“Holler If Ya Hear Me” doesn’t include a Tupac lookalike, but it will feature Saul Williams in a starring role.
The latest hire just so happens to be the guy who was originally supposed to take the job, John Singleton.
Broadway has been home to shows that were inspired by the music of Billy Joel, Once and Motown, but this year marks the first time the music of a hip-hop legend is honored with its own musical.
The intergalactic revelation came during a recent interview with Death Row Records’ former chief engineer, Rick Clifford.