Tupac & Afeni Shakur

FX has a five-part documentary coming out about Tupac Shakur’s relationship with his mother named after his song “Dear Mama.” The cable channel dropped the teaser on Mother’s Day and Afeni can be heard talking about the way she disciplined her son. The Allen Hughes-directed series will come out inContinue Reading

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In 2016, several music icons passed and it seemed like the deaths would not end until the very end of the year. Icons like Prince and David Bowie who commanded the pop landscape for 40 years were gone suddenly and unexpectedly. Sharon Jones was just beginning to gain more recognitionContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”Mb1ZvUDvLDY”] Afeni Shakur, who became famous for being the mother of late rapper Tupac Shakur, died yesterday in California at the age of 69. Tupac spoke openly about his mother’s influence on his life from her time as a Black Panther to her struggle with crack cocaine addiction. HeContinue Reading

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