Tag: Tupac

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Hologram Tupac blows my mind

2Pac’s holographic appearance at Coachella this year may be the most overhyped/coolest thing I’ve ever seen.  If you haven’t seen it yet, view the video below: I’ve heard from multiple people that it was better on video that it was in person, but it’s still pretty technologically amazing.  This article from the Atlantic has a […]

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The 5 greatest puppetry moments in hip-hop history

Yesterday, the blog at Complex.com published a brilliant post detailing the “unauthorized history of puppets in hip-hop.”  It features five (mostly) classic rap videos which contain at least some puppetry, including “Ass Like That” by Eminem, “Champion” by Kanye, “Da Art of Storytelling” by Outkast, “Me and the Biz” by Masta Ace and Pac’s “How do you want […]

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Rare Tupac tribute

A collection of indie hip hop artists from all over North America have gone ahead and contributed to “In the Shadow of an Icon”, a project paying tribute to Tupac Shakur. It’s now available on all major distribution, including iTunes and Amazon. Hip hop website EURweb makes it sound like the greatest album ever: “‘In […]

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Nas Raps Political

Scroll down for some new heat by Nas. Produced by Green Lantern, the track – called ‘Black President’ – is a meditation on Barack Obama. Although Nas’s rhymes are undeniably dope (“America, surprise us/Let a black man guide us”) it’s the Tupac sample Green Later flips for the hook that steals the show: “and although […]

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