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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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@2PAC - 6/11/21 01:33pm Pride Collection out now! All proceeds will be donated to @TrueColorsUnite and @MPJInstitute . Link in bio to sho… https://


@2PAC - 5/27/21 03:24pm 2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted Music Video now on Youtube. Link in bio to watch https://


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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)
Glasses Malone Pays Tribute to Four Decades of West Coast Rap on '6 N' the Mornin'' Photo Glasses Malone Pays Tribute to Four Decades of West Coast Rap on '6 N' the Mornin''
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 7, 2021

The single follows his¬†jaw-dropping ‚Äú2Pac Must Die,‚ÄĚ in which Glasses‚Äô tells the story of Tupac Shakur‚Äôs death from the perspective of Compton Crip gang member Orlando ‚ÄúBaby Lane‚ÄĚ Anderson, whom many believe shot and killed Tupac.

Photo Flash: First Look at Ferrari Sheppard's Solo Exhibition at UTA Artist Space Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Ferrari Sheppard's Solo Exhibition at UTA Artist Space
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

Ferrari Sheppard’s solo exhibition at UTA Artist Space is now open through May 15. The ambitious presentation fills all three of the gallery’s exhibition spaces with emotional portraits of influential cultural figures such as Jimi Hendrix and Tupac Shakur, as well as the artist’s friends and family. 

Ferrari Sheppard Opening at UTA Artist Space Photo Ferrari Sheppard Opening at UTA Artist Space
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2021

UTA Artist Space will present Positions of Power, a solo exhibition of new paintings by the Los Angeles-based artist Ferrari Sheppard, on view from April 16 through May 15, 2021. The ambitious presentation fills all three of the gallery’s exhibition spaces with emotional portraits of influential cultural figures and more.

Livestream Concert Platform TourGigs Announces Valentine's Day Concerts With Josh G Photo Livestream Concert Platform TourGigs Announces Valentine's Day Concerts With Josh Groban And Air Supply
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021

Livestream concert experience industry leader TourGigs has announced multiple major upcoming shows in 2021 including two Valentine's Day concerts with Josh Groban and Air Supply, in addition to a partnership with iconic Austin-based blues venue Antone's to produce various livestream shows this year.

The Neverlutionaries Release New Single 'Stumble' Photo The Neverlutionaries Release New Single 'Stumble'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 6, 2021

 The follow-up to 'Ariana' which was released last month, 'Stumble' is the second single from The Neverlutionaries  debut self-titled LP set for release February 12, 2021 via Polychromatic Records. 

Dominion Entertainment To Stream BLACK NATIVITY: A GOSPEL CHRISTMAS MUSICAL EXPERIENC Photo Dominion Entertainment To Stream BLACK NATIVITY: A GOSPEL CHRISTMAS MUSICAL EXPERIENCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020

The pandemic has not stopped the producers of the hit holiday musical Black Nativity from bringing their production to audiences around the world. Black Nativity: A Gospel Christmas Musical Experience is known for sold out performances in Atlanta, and cities in the southeast, will return this year as a streamed theatrical concertized performance.

The Neverlutionaries Release Trippy 'Ariana' Video Photo The Neverlutionaries Release Trippy 'Ariana' Video
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 2, 2020

'The music video is a trippy and visceral dive into the soul of 'Ariana' - the song represents the concept of a dream mate,' explains Christopher Harold Wells, brainchild of Nashville-based psychedelic alternative rock band The Neverlutionaries to Stitched Sound who premiered the video today, December 2, 2020.

The Ensemble Theatre Kicks Off 3rd Annual BOLD Master Class as Digital Series Photo The Ensemble Theatre Kicks Off 3rd Annual BOLD Master Class as Digital Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020

The Ensemble Theatre kicks off 3rd annual BOLD Master Class as digital workshop series with celebrity actresses Jasmine Guy (Ita??s A Different World) and Ta?? Keyah Crystal Keymah (Living Color) joining the all-female roster of instructors Saturday, October 24, 2020.

Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Josh Fox & Hal Hartley Up Next On THE BEST OF TOM  Photo Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Josh Fox & Hal Hartley Up Next On THE BEST OF TOM NEEDHAM'S SOUNDS OF FILM
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 8, 2020

Legendary directors Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Josh Fox and Hal Hartley are Tom Needham's special guests on this Thursday's THE BEST OF THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

VIDEO: Watch Chadwick Boseman Perform With Christopher Jackson in a Workshop of Tupac Photo VIDEO: Watch Chadwick Boseman Perform With Christopher Jackson in a Workshop of Tupac Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2020

Kenny Leon took to twitter to share footage of Chadwick Boseman performing in a workshop of the Tupac musical Holler If Ya Hear Me. Boseman performs with Christopher Jackson in the newly released footage.

New Series TWENTY FOUR SEVEN in Development at CBS All Access Photo New Series TWENTY FOUR SEVEN in Development at CBS All Access
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 26, 2020

Deadline reports that a new drama, 'Twenty Four Seven,' is in the works from producer Curtis ‚Äú50 Cent‚ÄĚ Jackson. T.I. will star.

VIDEO: Dyllón Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP Photo VIDEO: Dyllón 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.

Bruce Hornsby Debuts 'Bright Star Cast' Featuring Jamila Woods and Vernon Reid Photo Bruce Hornsby Debuts 'Bright Star Cast' Featuring Jamila Woods and Vernon Reid
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 22, 2020

Finding inspiration from¬†The New York Times Magazine's ‚Äú1619 Project,‚ÄĚ James Weldon Johnson's ‚ÄúLift Ev'ry Voice and Sing‚ÄĚ as well as the work of historian Taylor Branch, Grammy-award winning pianist, singer and songwriter¬†Bruce Hornsby¬†debuts ‚ÄúBright Star Cast.‚ÄĚ

Grand Park Announces Programming for 4TH OF JULY BLOCK PARTY: HOME EDITION Photo Grand Park Announces Programming for 4TH OF JULY BLOCK PARTY: HOME EDITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2020

For the first time, the eighth annual Grand Park + The Music Center's 4th of July Block Party: Home Edition has partnered with ABC7/KABC-TV Los Angeles, Southern California's most-watched television station, to broadcast the first hour of the highly popular celebration on Saturday, July 4, (7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. PDT) on ABC7.

AAFCA Partners With BAFTA, PGA And Others To Present Virtual STRONG SUMMER 2020 Photo AAFCA Partners With BAFTA, PGA And Others To Present Virtual STRONG SUMMER 2020
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 18, 2020

In keeping with its ongoing mission of a?oeusing the power of cinema to bring communities together,a?? the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) is powering forward during the global pandemic with a diverse summer slate of virtual programming. AAFCA has partnered with such powerhouse entertainment institutions as the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) and Producers Guild of America (PGA) to present a?oeAAFCA Strong Summer 2020. a?oe

The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation Launches Phase 1 Of 'The Healing Tank Project' Photo The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation Launches Phase 1 Of 'The Healing Tank Project'
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 13, 2020

In an effort to aid in maintaining one's mental health during this global pandemic, The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation launches phase 1 of ‚ÄúThe Healing Tank Project.‚ÄĚ

Dan Piepenbring, Rolfe Kent and John Potash to Appear on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM Photo Dan Piepenbring, Rolfe Kent and John Potash to Appear on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2020

Author Dan Piepenbring, composer Rolfe Kent, and filmmaker John Potash are Tom Needham's special guests this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!

Sundance Now May Calendar Includes BAD MOTHERS, PENANCE, and More Photo Sundance Now May Calendar Includes BAD MOTHERS, PENANCE, and More
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 15, 2020

Psychological thriller SANCTUARY (Apr 23) starring Josefin Asplund (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Vikings) in a dual role and Matthew Modine (Stranger Things) as a manipulative doctor (Trailer), Sundance Now is excited to announce its May slate, which includes two Exclusive Premieres.

SYBARITE5 Releases New Album, Embarks on Tour Photo SYBARITE5 Releases New Album, Embarks on Tour
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 6, 2020

On March 20, 2020, Sybarite5, the first string quintet ever to win the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, celebrates the release of its fourth album, Live from New York, It's Sybarite5 [BTSC-0131/1 CD], a recording featuring live performances from Chelsea's The Cell, a performance space the innovative string quintet has called its New York home for more than a decade. The quintet's second album on the Bright Shiny Things label features newly commissioned world premiere works by Brandon Ridenour, Ehsan Matoori, Steven Snowden, and Michael Dellaira; and string quintet premieres of works by William Brittelle, Marc Mellits, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and John Coltrane. Guest artists for the album include co-artistic director of Silkroad, Grammy¬ģ winning percussionist Shane Shanahan; renowned santoor player Ehsan Matoori; and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Blythe Gaissert. In addition to CD format, the album will be available as a high-resolution download (96kHz 24-bit FLAC), and in limited edition vinyl.

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