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2Pac's Nephew Refuses To Play His Uncle In Movie Despite Striking Resemblance, Wants To Do THIS Instead

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2Pac's nephew, Malik Shakur, revealed in an interview that he doesn't want to play his uncle in a movie or biopic but he clarified that he still wants to be involved.READ MORE

Father's Day

Father's Day: 7 Hip Hop Songs That Celebrate Dads

Exclusives 18:54PM EDT

Let us focus on the joy of fatherhood with this hip hop song list recorded by music artists for a meaningful Father's Day celebration.READ MORE

All Eyez On Me

Keeping 2Pac's Music With These Choice Vinyl Records

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Although 2Pac passed away at the young age of 25, both the controversy and the influence he wielded has made him one of the most significant rappers to ever drop a verse. To experience and appreciate his music, here are some 2Pac vinyl records you definitely must listen to.READ MORE

Kanye West

Kanye West & Naughty By Nature's Treach Twitter Beef All Because of 2Pac?

Buzz 15:18PM EDT

A twitter beef between Kanye West and one of the members of the old school hip hop group, Naughty By Nature, has caused quite a stir in the hip hop community. Seemingly, it's not West who has the issue but Treach, who has found fault in something West said (isn't that always the case) about one of his former friends who is now deceased -- rapper Tupac Shakur (aka 2Pac).READ MORE

A hologram of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur performs onstage during day 3 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 15, 2012 in Indio, California.

'All Eyez on Me' Tupac Biopic Movie First Look Photos: Demetrius Shipp Jr is Shakur

Buzz 23:00PM EDT

The upcoming biopic film project based on the life of iconic rapper Tupac Shakur has taken a huge step forward thanks to the casting of newcomer actor Demetrius Shipp Jr. in the leading role. Entitled All Eyez on Me, this project started filming last week in Atlanta with music video director Benny Boom directing and L.T. Hutton producing for Morgan Creek Productions. Check out some first-look photos of Shipp in character posted to his Instagram, which also feature his costar Jamal Woolard, reprising his Notorious role as Christopher "The Notorious BIG" Wallace.READ MORE

AmfAR's Inspiration Gala Los Angeles - Red Carpet

Disney Star Zendaya Compares Herself to Tupac; Talks Miley Cyrus & Role Model Responsibilities

Off-Key 17:21PM EDT

When celebrities begin to generate a little buz in Hollywood and an even bigger fan base, it becomes easy for society to slap a "role model" title on them. While some celebriies like Rihanna & Miley Cyrus aren't fond of the title association, actress and singer Zendaya Coleman wears it like a badge of honor. The Disney star covers the December/January issue of 'Complex,' discussing the responsibilities of being an industry role model and why she compares herself to Tupac.READ MORE

Creed Soundtrack

'Creed' Soundtrack: Future, Childish Gambino, 2Pac, Nas, Meek Mill Featured

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Creed has put together a star-studded soundtrack packed with some of the biggest same, dead or alive, in hip-hop that include Nas, 2Pac, Future, Childish Gambino, Meek Mill and many more to provide tracks.READ MORE

Snoop Dogg / Tupac Shakur

Billboard Hot 100 vs. Official Charts Company: 2Pac, Wiz Khalifa and 40 Years of No. 1s

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Few people realize just how different the music across the pond is from that we listen to in America, that the Hot 100 doesn't exist in the UK, and that its equivalent to our singles chart doesn't just feature a whole bunch of American artists with even more One Direction and Ellie Goulding tracks.Music Times is looking back at the last five decades of music, and at the no. 1 hits on April 2 every ten years on the spot, going back to 1975. The ultimate contest, of course, is which country has better taste. Last month the win went to the UK in the best-of-five showdown. This month features Wiz Khalifa, Carrie Underwood, 2Pac and more in the field.READ MORE

William Shakespeare plots your demise.

The Brutality of The Bard: 2Pac, Dethklok and More Celebrate 'Talk Like Shakespeare Day'

Buzz 16:51PM EDT

Happy "Talk Like Shakespeare Day" to all of our favorite readers and theatre geeks. We at Music Times tend to write more about Broadway musicals, or the occasional opera based on one of William Shakespeare's works, versus the stage plays themselves (you know...we write about music). There's no denying that the legendary playwright has had an impact on music with his words...in the most brutal way possible. For all of his poetry, the Bard turned out enough gritty one-liners that would have made Robocop a Best Picture nominee without removing any of the bloodshed. Take heed as 2Pac, Iced Earth and more demonstrate how "talk like Shakespeare" means "talk like a badass."READ MORE

Tupac Shakur hologram

Tupac Grammy Museum Exhibit Opening in Los Angeles: 'All Eyez On Me' Will Feature Suits, Notes, Interviews, More

Buzz 14:00PM EDT

There's an entire generation of Tupac Shakur fans too young to have seen their favorite rapper live. Now, they (and the rest of the 2Pac army) will have a chance to get closer to the "Changes" star with All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur, a Grammy Museum exhibit opening Feb. 2 in Los Angeles.READ MORE

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