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Eminem once sent a heartfelt letter to Tupac Shakur’s mother Afeni Shakur to honor her son, with a sketch he drew of the rapper. Eminem Sent Sweet Thank You Letter To Tupac Shakur’s Mother The letter and sketch are currently on display at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Georgia, and show […]
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- Olivia Truffaut-Wong
The Internet has resurfaced a true gem. There's no denying that Eminem has made a dent in the hip-hop game since he stepped on the scene, but he made sure to let one very important person know that rap legend Tupac Shakur was partially to thank for his success. The rapper, whose real name is Marshall Mathers, penned a heartfelt letter to 2pac's mother, Afeni Shakur, which is currently on display at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain, Ga. And while our initial reaction to seeing this letter was, "What? No way that's actually from Eminem," E! News has confirmed that this is legit. (Which brings us to this quick side note: How incredibly neat is »
In an undated letter after Eminem broke out, the rapper penned a heartfelt letter to Afeni Shakur, Tupac's mom, and enclosed a drawing he'd made of the "California Love" rapper. "When I was feeling at my 'worst' (before fame, before Dre), I knew I could put that 'Tupac' tape in and, suddenly, things weren't so bad," he wrote. "He gave me the courage to stand up and say, 'F*ck the world! This is who I am! And if you don't like it, go f*ck yourself!'" Although both the sketch... Read the rest of Read Eminem's Sentimental Letter to Tupac's Mother at RollingStone.com »
- Kory Grow - Rolling Stone
Less than a week after filmmaker John Singleton said the long-in-the-works Tupac Shakur biopic was "on hold," the director has severed his ties to the film. He addressed his exit on Instagram, accompanied by a picture of an article claiming that director Carl Franklin (Out of Time, Homeland, House of Cards) would now be helming the movie.
"The reason I am not making this picture is because the people involved aren't really respectful of the legacy of Tupac Amaru Shakur," wrote Singleton, who directed Shakur in Poetic Justice.
He also »
More than one year after first signing on, director John Singleton has reportedly backed out of the Untitled Tupac Shakur Project, with Showbizz 411 claiming that Carl Franklin is set to replace him at the helm. Carl Franklin's name was attached to a casting call which is seeking an actor to play Tupac Shakur himself. John Singleton had been working on the script for quite some time, and even discussed the project at length on the Oscars red carpet just months ago. But the director recently revealed to Xxl Magazine that the project is on hold. Here's what he had to say in the interview:
"I think the picture is not going to be good unless it's offensive to some people. So, whenever you make a movie, you always have different elements that people have their say about. But when I'm making my movies, John Singleton movies, it's really just my voice. »
5 items from 2015
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