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Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. 

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A scripted true crime series based on the murder investigations of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.

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Kyle Long
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Series cast summary:
Josh Duhamel ...  Detective Greg Kading 10 episodes, 2018
Bokeem Woodbine ...  Officer Daryn Dupree / ... 10 episodes, 2018
Wavyy Jonez ...  Christopher 'Biggie' Wallace / ... 10 episodes, 2018
Marcc Rose ...  Tupac Shakur 10 episodes, 2018
Jimmi Simpson ...  Detective Russell Poole 10 episodes, 2018
Rhys Coiro ...  Jim Black 9 episodes, 2018
Amirah Vann ...  Justine Simon 8 episodes, 2018
Brent Sexton ...  Detective Brian Tyndall 7 episodes, 2018
Jamie McShane ...  Detective Fred Miller 6 episodes, 2018
Dominic L. Santana ...  Suge Knight 6 episodes, 2018
Laurie Fortier ...  Donna Kading 6 episodes, 2018
Michael Harney ...  Lieutenant Paul Larson 5 episodes, 2018
Luke James ...  Sean 'Puff Daddy' Combs 5 episodes, 2018
Scott Michael Campbell ...  Officer Tim 'Blondie' Brennan 5 episodes, 2018
Lahmard J. Tate ...  Duane Keith David 5 episodes, 2018
Aisha Hinds ...  Voletta Wallace 5 episodes, 2018
Wendell Pierce ...  Detective Lee Tucker 5 episodes, 2018
Maestro Harrell ...  James 'Lil' Cease' Lloyd 5 episodes, 2018
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A scripted True Crime series based on the murder investigations of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. It will chronicle the two major police investigations into the separate murders of rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. Tupac was killed in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in September 1996 at the age of 25, and Biggie was also shot and killed by an unknown assailant in March 1997 at the age of 24.

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Biography | Crime

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USA

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English

Release Date:

27 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The series marks the second time Luke James has portrayed a real life person. The first was Johnny Gill in the New Edition Story. See more »

Goofs

In a scene where Tupac and Biggie are hanging out together, Tupac has a "Makaveli" tattoo on the right side of his neck. In reality, Tupac did not get this Makaveli tattoo until 1996 after he got out of prison in late 1995 and signed with Death Row Records, eventually taking on his Makaveli persona. At this stage, Tupac and Biggie were no longer friends due to the November 30th, 1994 Quad Studio shooting in which Tupac blamed Biggie for having prior knowledge about the shooting. See more »

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Referenced in Talking Dead: The Key (2018) See more »

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Very entertaining
21 June 2018 | by AnaSee all my reviews

I don't know if they've got all the facts right, but then again they never claim to do so. At the beginning of each episode they state some things might be dramatized for the shows sake and I must say I haven't once felt like this caused any problems for the story.

Overall the series is compelling and entertaining, if you are interested in the murders of Biggie and Tupac but don't know much about the topic this would be a good place to start researching and learning, although it does get a bit confusing at times, so be sure to pay attention all the way. It's not one of those scrolling-through-your-timeline-while-watching-netflix kind of thing, which by itself makes it a pretty good series.


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