Tupac Shakur moved to California and established himself as a dancer and rapper. His notable work includes "Me Against the World" and the film "Poetic Justice."He was killed in a drive-by shooting in 1996.
Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous 'House Divided' speech, and Tupac Shakur, Laurie Metcalfe, and Diana DeGarmo were born.
Tupac Shakur ascent to rap icon status was chronicled more closely in VIBE than any other publication, particularly through three in-depth cover story interviews penned by esteemed journalist Kevin Powell. As VIBE celebrates its 20th year in print, Powell traces our eternal connection with a rap legend in the first of a series of 10 videos sharing the back stories behind our most provocative articles.
Highlights of this day in history: Israel and the Palestinians sign a major accord; President George W. Bush takes responsibility for the federal response to Hurricane Katrina; Attica prison uprising ends; Rapper Tupac Shakur dies. (Sept. 13)
Four teenaged boys living in Harlem become fugitives when one of them commits a murder during a robbery he persuaded the others to participate in.
Biggie & Tupac movie trailer - starring Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, Russell Poole. Directed by Nick Broomfield. Genre: Documentary
Tupac: Resurrection movie trailer - starring Tupac Shakur. Directed by Lauren Lazin. Genre: Documentary
A New York assassin is hired to murder a beautiful woman who wants to die. The killer has to deal with emotions he didn't know he had when he falls in love with her.
Tupac Shakur: Before I Wake movie trailer - starring Tupac Shakur, Frank Alexander. Directed by Sean Long. Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
From acclaimed producer/director Peter Spirer (Rhyme & Reason, Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel, BEEF 1-3) comes the first film to ever capture the energy and danger of hyphy, the Hip Hop youth movement exploding out of the San Francisco Bay Area. Experience pure "hyphy", the state of mind celebrated in the music, fashion, slang and dance of this culture that popularized ghostriding the whip - walking, running or dancing next to a moving car. With music by top Bay Area Hip Hop artists Mac Dre, E-40, Keak the Sneak, the Federation and more, GHOSTRIDE THE WHIP is about more than the street parties and sideshows of hyphy: "It's not just a word or a song... it's how we live out there."
Two crooked detectives who boost their salaries with a series of secret drug deals find themselves in serious trouble when one of their deals goes deadly.
A young urbanite deals with her boyfriend's violent death by wrapping herself up in her poetry. Jackson's film debut!
A promising young inner-city basketball star is seduced by the promise of fast money to play in a high stakes street tournament. The gangs and gambling threaten to destroy his chance of a college education. Hot soundtrack and sports action!
Hackers struck PBS servers over the weekend, publishing a fake article about rapper Tupac Shakur being found alive.
This short video recounts two important events in rap music in 1996. In that year the Fugees released The Score, and Tupac Shakur was shot dead.