Finally! The highly anticipated visual biography of the late Tupac Shakur, ‘All Eyez On Me‘, will be released on June 16 this year, on what would have been his 46th birthday. Newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr plays the coveted role of Tupac and takes on a huge responsibility in bringing the infamous rapper’s story to the big screen along with director Benny Boom. Boom’s previous credits includes over 200 music videos for a variety of hip hop and r&b artists and a few television episodes including one for Empire. A life documented very well by the media in such a pivotal time for hip hop in history, it will be interesting to see how much new…
‘California Love‘ is one of those tracks that I chose to learn all the lyrics to, back when I was 11 years old and had to wait for the song to play on the radio, record it, then rewind and pause the cassette tape to write down what I thought the words were. Man those were the days. So here’s Kendrick Lamar paying homage to one of rap’s greatest, mixing it up with his own track M.A.A.D. City at the iHeartRadio Awards 2014.