April 15, 2001 - Great profile
of Tupac in the New York Times Wednesday with Elliott Wilson, the editor
of the hip-hop magazine XXL describing 2pac saying, "He is going to be
viewed as one of the most respected African-Americans of the last generation."
15, 2001 - Tupac Shakur is featured here in an autographed photo auction
on ebay. The picture, item #1423439459, is bid at $71 and the auction ends
April 11, 2001 - MTV.com
reports on the Tupac Shakur based play entitled Up Against the Wind which
recently opened at the New York Theatre Workshop. Read more.
April 10, 2001 - BET's Neil
Drumming responded to angry e-mails following his review of Tupac's Until
The End of Time release where he stated, "capitalism dictates that his
material be repackaged and resold as many times as can be made profitable.
I think, just as in the release of Biggie's posthumously released Born
Again, that such manipulation eventually degrades the legacy of the artist."
April 6, 2001 - Access Hollywood
talked to Tupac's mother Afeni Shakur about her son's #1 album debut, his
legacy, and the play to honor him Thursday.
April 5, 2001 - Tupac Shakur's
fourth posthumous album, Until the End of Time, debuted on top of the Billboard
200 albums chart this week. This marks the 4th time Tupac's had a #1 album.
April 5, 2001 - Thanks Makaveli.
Janet Jackson talked a bit about Tupac to Vibe magazine in this month's
issue saying, she thought he was "very cute. What would tickle me is that
he had that whole tough image and he was such a sweet guy. His nickname
for me was Square."
April 1, 2001 - Tupac Shakur
is featured in the controversial documentary Welcome to Death Row, which
premiered in Tribeca Thursday night. Read more.
April 1, 2001 - Sonicnet
profiled Tupac Shakur as the late-artist's latest album was released earlier
this week. Trick Daddy told the site, He was like a leader, not a rapper.
He was like Farrakhan. People believed in what he said and they took it
to heart." Read more.
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