Now that his estate is being handled by Jampol Artist Management, Pac’s mother vows to release her son’s entire body of work. In a statement to Billboard, Afeni Shakur had the follow to say.
I believe it is our responsibility to make sure that Tupac’s entire body of work is made available for his fans. My son left many incomplete pieces and even more unfinished ideas. Using the blueprints he gave us, I am committed to fulfilling this duty.
Hopefully, whenever they do decided to release music, it’s as Pac had recorded it and not some bullshit “compilation” like that Biggie Duets madness. Thoughts?
A short, poignant open letter to Tupac, penned by Willow Smith a few years ago has surfaced on the internets in which she believes ‘Pac is still out there somewhere and wishes he’d come back in order to fill a void of sorts. Spotted at Complex.
On the 14th anniversary of Tupac’s untimely passing; Bumpy Knuckles speaks on his diversity, why he keeps the letters he wrote him, why his message was so powerful, why he respected him and more. The middle of the clip also features a live freestyle performance from 1993.
Last night Rick Ross, Bun B, Mike Epps, Gorilla Zoe (no clue), Fozzie Bear (no clue x 2) and others celebrated the life of 2pac at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center of the Arts in Atlanta. Shouts to Exclusive Access on the footage.
June 16th marks the day that one of hip hop’s most influential artists was born (39 years ago). It is also the day that Bun B, Rick Ross, Pill and others will be celebrating his life in Atlanta (more info here). And with that said Terry Urban pieced together a little project to pay tribute.
In this final segment from VIBE’s lost interview with 2Pac, the gone-but-not-forgotten rapper speaks about his movie Gridlock’d, meeting his father for the first time, and his views on God and religion.