“All Eyez On Me” Hits Theaters On Tupac’s Birthday — June 16th

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The long awaited and highly anticipated biopic film based around one of hip hop’s most prolific artists, Tupac Shakur, is ironically set to debut on his birthday, June 16th. He would have been 46 years old.

The film, which chronicles Pac’s journey from up and coming rapper to international hip hop and media sensation, looks to be another street classic. The look and feel of the movie reminds me of one of my other favorite hood masterpieces, “Straight Outta Compton” which debuted in 2015. I appreciate how this film incorporates his parents, Afeni and Mutulu Shakur, and portrays their lives as Black Panther Party members and how it shaped and created — Tupac.

Check out the official movie trailer:

Tupac’s stepfather, Mutulu Shakur is currently still incarcerated for his alleged role in a 1981 Brinks bank robbery. His mother Afeni, who was also a Black Panther Party member and the central figure of one of Pac’s most revered songs, “Dear Mama,” went on to become one of the world’s most well loved and respected political activists for the black community. She passed away May 2, 2016 of cardiac arrest. Up until her unexpected death, she oversaw her late son’s estate and music dealings. Tupac is still said to have hundreds of unreleased songs and poems in his catalog.

There are multiple petitions in support of Mutulu, the former bank robber turned revolutionary leader and activist who is now referenced as, “Dr.” Hopefully the success of this movie will aid in expediting Dr. Mutulu’s release, who is now in his mid 60’s. According to Biography channel, he was set to be released in 2016.

MutuluIsWelcomeHere.com was launched by supporters of the former Black Liberation Member, who has been in jail for over 30 years.

Check out this post for more information on how to join the #FreeMutuluShakur movement. Will you be watching “All Eyez On Me” on June 16th? I know I will!

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New Documentary “Murder Rap” Claims Diddy Killed Tupac

  

The Los Angeles Police Department has solved the murders of rappers Christopher “Biggie Smalls” Wallace and Tupac Shakur, according to a documentary featuring retired LAPD detective Greg Kading, who once led a special task force that investigated those two-decade-old shootings.

Based on his three years working the cases, Kading claims that Sean “Diddy” Combs hired Crips gang member Duane Keith “Keffe D” Davis to kill Shakur and his manager, Marion Hugh “Suge” Knight, for $1 million. He alleges that on the night of Sept. 7, 1996, Keffe D’s nephew, Orlando “Baby Lane” Anderson, pulled the trigger. Only Shakur was killed.

Kading alleges that in retaliation, Knight hired Bloods gang member Wardell “Poochie” Fouse to kill Biggie Smalls for $13,000. Biggie Smalls was shot to death on March 9, 1997, just six months after Shakur died.

Over the course of investigating, Kading says that he essentially trapped Keffe D into a situation where he had to give a verifiable confession about the events that led to Shakur’s murder or else face severe charges for another crime.

“If his intention was to just get away with it, so to speak,” Kading told HuffPost, “it would have been very easy for him to not include all the details that he did.”

These extra details, according to the documentary, include the allegation that Combs hired Keffe D for the crime.

The documentary, titled “Murder Rap,” originally premiered in 2015. Based on Kading’s 2011 book of the same name, it’s available on iTunes now and will debut on Netflix in the spring.

Read more about Greg Kading and “Murder Rap” on Huffington Post 

Tupac’s ‘Thug Life Is Dead’ Jailhouse Letter On Sale For $225K

  
Tupac Shakur declared “Thug Life” was dead to him in an emotional letter that included a road map for his “homiez” to make it out of the hood — and according to TMZ, that letter is now for sale.

Tupac’s 5 page correspondence to a Death Row employee was written in 1995 while he was in jail for rape. The letter includes some deep thoughts about being ready to let someone else rep the thug life — which he famously tatted on his torso.

He wrote, “U must play the game, not let the game play u. A regular Playa plays women, a Boss Playa plays life. A Boss Playa is a thinker, a leader, a builder, a moneymaker, a souljah, a teacher and most of all, a Man! ” 

Tupac also said, “I want all my homiez to know there is another level.”

The letter is being sold by a memorabilia site called Moments in Time, the $225,000 price is fixed. 

Source | TMZ