How else to describe a woman who fought her jailers for the daily milk and egg she needed for the child inside her? There was a darker legacy, too: drug dealing, arrests for assault and weapons possession, a prison term after an alleged gang rape.
You can hear the grit in her still, when she talks of her boy. My mother was a domestic, and I was whatever the fuck I was. He was a roil of opposites—warm and sensitive one instant, cold and quick-tempered the next—and the explosiveness of the mix made him rap’s most dangerous star.
This viewing for media and tastemakers is taking place at Magno Screening Room, a facility located just three doors down from Quad Recording Studios, where Tupac Shakur famously survived five bullet wounds in 1994.
According to the Baltimore Sun, Shakur not only phoned in, he also flew into Aberdeen, Wash., and paid a visit to Joshua Torres.
, one week before the film’s debut, has an eerie tinge.
On one side were the local members of the United Federation of Teachers, overwhelmingly white and Jewish; on the other, thousands of parents, poor and black and Puerto Rican.
At issue was power: The teachers, who had shut the schools in a dispute over community control?
spitting at news reporters) are curiously left out.
With —and all of its off-camera drama—is conspicuously absent.
The Benny Boom-directed movie packs 25 years of pain, triumph, poetry, thug life, controversy, and cultural domination into two hours and 20 minutes of cinema.
It’s ambitious in scope, but still, several of the moments that added to ' Pac’s legend (i.e.
Túpac Amaru was a South American revolutionary who led the indigenous revolt against Spanish rule.
The revolutionary would be executed by his oppressors.
Tupac was originally cast to appear in the 1993 classic , but was fired for causing problems on set.