2Pac News

 
  • Cover of 2Pac's "All Eyez On Me" Achieves Diamond Sales
    2Pac's 1996 album, All Eyez On Me, has earned the rare honor of achieving 10 million in U.S. sales, otherwise known as 'diamond' status. As of this week, the album has shipped 5 million copies, and since double albums count as two sales a piece, that number gets bumped up to 10 mill.
  • Cover of 2pac's Murder Examined In A New National Geographic Documentary
    Close to two decades after Tupac Shakur was murdered on the Los Vegas strip, the rapper's murder remains unsolved.
  • Cover of Jermaine Dupri On Chris Brown: "He's Gonna Be More Famous Than Tupac"
    Hot 97's Miss Info has been breaking stories left and right at her BET Awards press table.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: June 19
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of A Look At The Life Of Tupac Shakur
    Today Tupac would have been 43. Tragically, Shakur's life was cut short at the age of just 25 after being shot in Las Vegas. Years on, Tupac is still treasured as a legend in hip hop for his outstanding discography clocking up 11 album and 44 singles. 
  • Cover of 2Pac Reveals Plot Against Him In Previously-Unheard Phone Conversation
    We've got a pretty crazy news story for you, fam. A previously-unheard phone conversation between 2Pac and Sanyika Shakur (AKA Monster) has just surfaced, and it contains new information about an alleged plot against Pac.
  • Cover of A Brief History Of The Best Movie Roles Played By Rappers
    Today most celebrities are either double or triple threats, expanding their careers into other forms of the entertainment world. Rappers are no exception to this surge of multi-talented public figures and have been a part of the growth for sometime now.
  • Cover of Suge Knight Calls Diddy A "Bitch Ass" And Says 2Pac's Still Alive
    2Pac has (allegedly) been dead for close to 18 years, but that doesn't mean that Suge Knight's ready to stop forming theories about the circumstances surrounding his death. In a new interview with TMZ, Pac's former label boss calls Puff Daddy a "bitch ass" and says that he believes that 2Pac is still alive.
  • Cover of 10 Dope Beats That Use The Piano
    Hip hop beats are beautiful, no doubt. But the most superb ones are done by going back to the basics by using an age-old instrument integral to the evolution of not just Hip Hop, but of all music in general: the piano.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: April 17
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Marlon Wayans Says 2pac "Wasn't Real Gangster, But He Acted Gangster"
     Marlon Wayans showed up on ESPN's Numbers Never Lie series hosted by Michael Smith and Jemele Hill to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the 1994 film "Above The Rim" which found Wayans co-starring with the late 2pac.
  • Cover of 2Pac Was Invited To Audition For The Role Of A Jedi Master In "Star Wars: Episode 1"
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