Yesterday, MTV released Part 1 of their interview with Kendrick Lamar, in which the Compton rapper revealed the meaning behind the To Pimp a Butterfly album title and the initial title of Tu Pimp a Caterpillar (acronym for Tupac).
To Pimp a Butterfly is still sitting at #1 on the charts, though two weeks after its release, Kendrick Lamar just shared some revelatory information about his most ambitious project to date.
We recently heard Tupac make an appearance on "Mortal Man", the last track off Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly. The recording was taken from a 1994 interview, but it was still chilling to hear Shakur's voice almost 20 years after his death.
Kendrick Lamar’s latest installment into his discography To Pimp a Butterfly has only been a part of the Hip Hop world less than a week and yet critics, fans, and fellow musicians alike aren’t shying away from heralding it as a modern day classic.
February 2nd marks the opening of the Grammy Museum's "All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur", an exhibit that focuses on the musical career of Tupac as a solo artist, and his work with Digital Underground.
Tupac Shakur recently appeared on the HNHH pages when three poems written by a teenage Pac surfaced on the web. The rapper will continue to reach his fans posthumously with an upcoming song being prepped by the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation.
Here's a good way to celebrate Throwback Thursday. Today Noisey has unearthed some previously unreleased handwritten poetry from the legendary Tupac, written before his rise to fame, when he was just 17-years old.
On the 13th of September, 1996, Tupac Amaru Shakur died at the tender age of 25, leaving the hip-hop community to mourn one of the most inspiring, talented rappers of our time.
I don't know where you were when the sad wars hit, but if Yung Lean and his Sad Boy affiliates ushered in an era where 15-year-old Swedish kids crying over pokemon cards, clad in North Face, are spawning articles in swanky East Coast outlets, now seems like th
Over the weekend, Chuck D of Public Enemy took to Twitter to share a personal letter he received from Tupac while the rapper was locked up. Along with tweeting the image, the OG wrote, "Letter from PAC but you should've seen mine."
It’s hard to believe that this upcoming September will mark the 18-year anniversary that Tupac Shakur was shot and killed in Las Vegas, Nevada. After all these years, details still remain unknown about the case or investigation.
Lil Boosie Says "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell" Is The Best Double Disc Album Since "All Eyez On Me" May 20, 2014 at 01:07pm
Lil Boosie has certainly been a hot topic since his release from prison in January. While the Baton Rouge rapper has been steadily releasing tracks since becoming a free man, the majority of the hype falls upon his upcoming album, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell.
Tattoos are a big part of hip-hop culture, we've seen many rappers pay homage to their favorite artists or notable figures by way of their tattoos.
After falling off the project two years ago, John Singleton is back in his rightful position.
The tragic passing of Doe B heavily affected artists and fans alike, but T.I.--head of the late rapper's Hustle Gang crew--has been the most vocal, even eulogizing Doe at his funeral last month.
Musical Based On Tupac Shakur's Songs To Premiere On Broadway [Update: Musical Hits Broadway In June] Jan 8, 2014 at 03:37pm
As reported by Playbill, it seems Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon is directing a new musical based on Tupac Shakur's body of work. The musical will be called "Holler If Ya Hear Me," the title taken from a track on 'Pac's 1993 album Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.
It appears that the long-awaited Tupac biopic will officially start filming soon. Producers/financiers Morgan Creek and Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films announced plans to begin work on the film for this Spring.
The other day we saw Kendrick Lamar's Man of the Year GQ cover. The magazine has dubbed Kendrick Rapper of the Year, and along with the title came an interview with the West Coast MC.
The Game posted a photo earlier this week on his Instagram of him and Tupac, but it was quickly revealed that the photo was photoshopped.
Suge Knight has a pretty villainous repuation in hip hop, and not in a good way. A big part of the reason Suge has been demonized is because of his rumored role in the death of Tupac Shakur.
After being found guilty of all charges back in June, Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond's sentencing was made official this week. The former music exec was served with a life sentence in Brooklyn federal court yesterday.
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