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Tupac Shakur

 
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Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in 1971 and died in 1996. He was better known by his stage name 2Pac and by his alias Makaveli, was an rapper and songwriter. He is considered by many to be one of the most influential rappers of all time. (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in 1971 and died in 1996. He was better known by his stage name 2Pac and by his alias Makaveli, was an rapper and songwriter. He is considered by many to be one of the most influential rappers of all time. (read complete bio)
 

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Tupac Shakur Biography

Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in 1971 and died in 1996. He was better known by his stage name 2Pac and by his alias Makaveli, was an rapper and songwriter. He is considered by many to be one of the most influential rappers of all time.




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Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - fea Photo Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - featuring Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross and Steely Dan
by Peter Nason - Jun 16, 2022

Reviewer Peter Nason counts down the greatest 101 YACHT ROCK HITS for your summertime listening pleasure.

Negro Ensemble Company to Present LAMBS TO SLAUGHTER at Cherry Lane Theatre Photo Negro Ensemble Company to Present LAMBS TO SLAUGHTER at Cherry Lane Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

During the Covid-19 pandemic, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) has been developing 'Lambs to Slaughter' by Khalil Kain, a new play with poetry and music, under the direction of Reginald L. Douglas. Khalil Kain is an urban icon who is renowned for his performances in the 1992 crime thriller 'Juice,' the UPN/CW sitcom 'Girlfriends' (2001-2008) and the title role in the Showtime biopic 'The Tiger Woods Story.'

Negro Ensemble Company to Present LAMBS TO SLAUGHTER by Khalil Kain at the Cherry Lan Photo Negro Ensemble Company to Present LAMBS TO SLAUGHTER by Khalil Kain at the Cherry Lane Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

During the Covid-19 pandemic, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) has been developing 'Lambs to Slaughter' by Khalil Kain, a new play with poetry and music, under the direction of Reginald L. Douglas.

Sound Lab Reopens at The Museum of Pop Culture Photo Sound Lab Reopens at The Museum of Pop Culture
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The Museum of Pop Culture is a leading-edge, nonprofit museum in Seattle, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary pop culture. Currently on view is the touring exhibition, Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop along with a host of mainstay exhibitions covering science fiction, music, video games, and more.

Don McLean Brings His American Pie 50th Anniversary World Tour To The UIS Performing  Photo Don McLean Brings His American Pie 50th Anniversary World Tour To The UIS Performing Arts Center, July 23
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022

Don McLean's 2022 American Pie 50th Anniversary World Tour is coming to the UIS Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Tickets on sale Friday, April 22.

BLIPPI THE MUSICAL is Coming to Denver's Bellco Theatre Photo BLIPPI THE MUSICAL is Coming to Denver's Bellco Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Children's YouTube sensation Blippi is touring North America, with a special date in Denver on May 8 at 2 p.m. (Doors open at 1 p.m.). Blippi The Musical is set to bring the vivacious, energetic, and educational children's character from the screen to the stage for an all-ages extravaganza of fun, dancing, singing and meeting amazing new friends onstage.

Get Lit â€" Words Ignite to Host 11th annual Classic Poetry Slam Photo Get Lit â€" Words Ignite to Host 11th annual Classic Poetry Slam
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

​​​​​​​Get Lit - Words Ignite, the Los Angeles-based educational nonprofit whose mission is to increase literacy, empower youth, and energize communities through poetry and visual media will hold its 11th annual Classic Poetry Slam April 21- 23, 2022.

BWW Review: HOODED OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES at Echo Theater Company At Atwater Vill Photo BWW Review: HOODED OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES at Echo Theater Company At Atwater Village Theatre
by Evan Henerson - Apr 11, 2022

Ahmed Best's production expertly blends fantasy, pop cultural references and the keen observation of a sharp script. HOODED is an instruction manual for lovers of good drama.  

Christina Sajous, Wesley Taylor & More to Star in CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub Photo Christina Sajous, Wesley Taylor & More to Star in CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

TheatreC & Rhyme Combinator announced today the complete cast for CO-FOUNDERS, a new hip hop musical about the two most unlikely partners in Silicon Valley, that will have a one-night-only concert on Saturday, April 9th at 7:00pm at Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette Street).

BlackLight Community to Present Virtual Reading of THE BLACK BULLET DICHOTOMY Photo BlackLight Community to Present Virtual Reading of THE BLACK BULLET DICHOTOMY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022

Join BlackLight Community's virtual reading of The Black Bullet Dichotomy. This virtual reading is a love poem to black men in America, with the text in spoken word, we take a dive into the journey it takes to find alignment in a society that brings hardship to the black culture.

Tupac Shakur Videos

VIDEO: DyllĂłn Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP VideoVIDEO: DyllĂłn Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP!
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2020

Today The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization announced the next video in their YouTube series R&H Goes Pop! - At Home. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Harta??s first professional collaboration, upcoming R&H Goes Pop! episodes will feature new performances from across the legendary duoa??s catalog.

VIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Brings Tupac To Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Brings Tupac To Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 19, 2019

On this day in 2014, the music and poetry of legendary rapper, Tupac Shakur, made its Broadway debut as Holler If Ya Hear Me celebrated its opening night at the Palace Theatre.

DO Look Back: A History of Jukebox Musicals on Broadway! VideoDO Look Back: A History of Jukebox Musicals on Broadway!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 26, 2019

This is far from the first time that popular music has made its way to the Broadway stage. Below, check out a thorough history of jukebox musicals on Broadway. From The Beatles to The Bee Gees; Bob Dylan to Billy Joel; Janis Joplin to Tupac Shakur. We bet there have been a whole lot more than you think!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The indomitable and generous spirit of the theatre community - those onstage, backstage and in the audience - shined brightly as the 29th annual Gypsy of the Year competition celebrated six weeks of fundraising work of 56 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Gypsy of the Year (#GypsyOfTheYear), which was held December 4 and 5, 2017, raised a record-breaking $5,609,211 for Broadway Cares. Check out highlights from the show below!

VIDEO: First Look - USA Debuts UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF TUPAC AND THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G VideoVIDEO: First Look - USA Debuts UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF TUPAC AND THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. Trailer
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

From Universal Cable Productions, UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF TUPAC AND THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. is a true crime anthology series that chronicles the dual police investigations into the controversial murders of two of the rap industry's most legendary players, Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose) and The Notorious B.I.G. (Wavyy Jonez).

VIDEO: Get A First Look At the Revised HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME in Atlanta VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At the Revised HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME in Atlanta
by Alan Henry - Sep 20, 2017

In June of 2014, the new Broadway musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, based on the music of Tupac Shakur, opened on Broadway. Starring the spoken word artist Saul Williams, as well as Broadway veterans Tonya Pinkins (CAROLINE OR CHANGE) and Christopher Jackson (IN THE HEIGHTS), the show shuttered after just 17 previews and 38 performances.

VIDEO: New Trailer for Tupac Shakur Biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME Is Here
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 6, 2017

A new trailer for the Tupac Shakur biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME was released today. Newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars as the legendary rapper who was gunned down in 1996 in Las Vegas, NV. The film, set to hit theaters on June 16th, is directed by Benny Boom.

VIDEO: Watch New Trailer for Tupuc Shakur Biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 7, 2017

A new teaser trailer for the Tupac Shakur biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME was released today. Newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars as the legendary rapper who was gunned down in 1996 in Las Vegas, NV.

VIDEO: Watch New Trailer for Tupac Shakur Biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 13, 2016

A new teaser trailer for the Tupac Shakur biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME was released today. Newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars as the legendary rapper who was gunned down in 1996 in Las Vegas, NV. The film, set to hit theaters on November 11th, is direced by Benny Boom.

VIDEO: First Look - Teaser Trailer for Tupac Shakur Biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 16, 2016

The teaser for the Tupac Shakur biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME was released today. Newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars as the legendary rapper who was gunned down in 1996 in Las Vegas, NV


Tupac Shakur Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Tupac Shakur written?
Tupac Shakur has written 1 shows including Holler If Ya Hear Me (Composer).