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14 September, 2011 7:01 am

Duck Down just released this lost gem from Pac’s One Nation recording sessions.

21 July, 2011 5:41 pm

Jose’s rendition of “Tupac Back” gets a video. In other news, Joe put his former Terror Squad teammates on blast for dissing Joell Ortiz on his cover of the track, “Big Pun Back”. In a recent XXL interview, Joe had this to say: “I thought it was incredible. I thought it was great. I never [cont.]

11 July, 2011 4:41 pm

From HardKnock.TV: Exclusive in-depth interview with J Cole! Part 1 starts off with Cole talking about picking a song for Jay-Z to jump on but not wanting to be out shined on his own track. Nick Huff Barili asked Cole if he has ever given an artist a song with verses already on it and [cont.]

29 June, 2011 5:32 am

While we’ve seen just about every 2Pac verse recycled into a Bruce Hornsby sampled remix, here’s a pair of newly uncovered dis tracks from the slain rapper. Pac goes hard at Biggie, Nas, Wendy Williams, De La Soul (!), Dr. Dre on “Watch Ya Mouth”, and shots are fired with DPG at Biggie, Mobb Deep, [cont.]

15 June, 2011 9:28 pm

Original suspect in the 1994 shooting and robbery of Tupac Shakur at Quad Studios in NYC, Dexter Isaac, has come forth admitting to the crime, which found Pac surviving, after being shot five times. He also alleges that Jimmy Henchmen paid him $2500 to do it, and suggests he still has Pac’s original chain that [cont.]

23 May, 2011 9:36 pm

It all makes sense now.

4 April, 2011 10:59 pm

Rick Ross announced that he will be dropping new music all week long to promote his upcoming Self Made compilation release. Today we see a new remix of his mixtape banger “9 Piece” featuring Lil Wayne, as well as  new collabo with Meek Mil called…uh… “2pac Back”. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: [cont.]

26 December, 2010 2:59 am

2Pac has a brother that raps? Who would have guessed? Directed by Charles Armstrong. Taken from Mopreme’s Alpha Thug LP.

11 November, 2010 2:20 am

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Crooked I – “Hip-Hop Weekly Reloaded #14 (California Love 2011)” Crooked I – “Hip-Hop Weekly Reloaded #14 (California Love 2011)”

13 September, 2010 5:57 pm

Z-Trip honors 2Pac’s assassination day with this lush Marvin Gaye sampled remix of “Better Days”. Grab it via Bandcamp. Better Dayz (Z-Trip’s Make Me Wanna Holler Remix) by Z-Trip

2 April, 2010 3:34 pm

Inspectah Deck Talks About “Got My Mind Up” on Toca Tuesdays from Toca Tuesdays on Vimeo. This is classic hip-hop history right here. An old story, but nice to hear it from Deck himself. In other news, the caller is obsessed with Deck.

25 March, 2010 10:32 pm

Last week we showed you The 20 Most Embarrassing Sellout Moments In Hip-Hop History. On the flipside of that coin, there have been some dope moments when rappers starred in commercials for products, many times the commercials themselves more memorable than the items they were pushing. Let’s take a look….. 20. Lil Jon + Subway [cont.]

11 March, 2010 9:34 am

Jon Shecter, aka Shecky Green, is a man of many accomplishments. Among them, co-finding The Source Magazine (and walking out on it when the Almighty R.S.O. took it over), the brokering of DJ AM to a lucrative deal with Pure group in 2006, launching Game Records / Video, and being one of the first people [cont.]

6 March, 2010 12:11 am

What’s the hardest thing to do in rap? A hit record? Please, it seems that anyone with a cute gimmick can get one of those. Get a platinum album? Nope. Even with the decline in album sales, every year someone is bound to sell a million records. Get 5 Mics or win a Grammy? No [cont.]

26 February, 2010 1:34 am

The Black Street vocalist discusses his career, relation to K-Ci and Jojo, working with 2Pac on “Brenda’s Got A Baby” and “Keep Ya Head Up”. That is, if you don’t mind watching a live performance of “Baby Mama Drama” first.

21 December, 2002 12:00 am

Over six years after his death, Tupac Shakur still remains one of hip-hop’s most relevant artists.  Whether Pac’s work studio-rat work ethic can be attributed to trying to fulfill his contract with Suge, or because he knew his time was running out, we’ll never really know.  Whatever the case, 2Pac has another album from the vaults, [cont.]

1 January, 2001 12:00 am

 If B.I.G.’s Born Again, Big L’s The Big Picture and Big Pun’s Endangered Species proved anything (other then hopefully dissuading any aspiring emcee from donning the “Big” moniker) it’s that posthumous efforts are a risky proposition. Though each of the aforementioned projects had their moments, and offered some rare gems. The majority of the material [cont.]

11 May, 2000 12:00 am

Boise, ID – Local Boise resident, twelve year old Tommy Johnston, discovered proof that supposedly deceased rapper, Tupac Shakur, has in fact faked his death, and still lives, under an assumed name in an undisclosed location. The pre-pubescent genius discovered this fact during a purchase on Ebay, the internet’s largest online auction house. Apparently, the [cont.]

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