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Panama Jackson Panama Jackson Feb 28, 2018.

10 Thoughts About "All Eyez On Me", Both A Day Late and a Dollar Short

10 Thoughts About "All Eyez On Me", Both A Day Late and a Dollar Short

I finally saw All Eyez On Me, the Tupac Shakur biopic that’s been years in the making after a bunch of fits and starts. It was pretty universally panned by critics, but I loves me a good bad Black movie so a bad review is like catnip to a thug. Also, I’m a big fan of Tupac so there’s almost no way that I wasn’t going to see the film in theaters. With that being said, here are 10 thoughts...

Michael Arceneaux Michael Arceneaux Aug 19, 2017. 15 comments

All Eyez on a Flop

<i>All Eyez</i> on a Flop

When I saw the trailer for All Eyez on Me, the film about the life of the late Tupac Shakur, I thought it looked like a big-budget version of the movies Lifetime made about Aaliyah and Whitney Houston. That is not a compliment. In fact, Aaliyah and Nippy are probably high-fiving each other in heaven right in front of Pac and saying, “Damn, and we thought they did us dirty!”

Even if...

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Angela Helm Angela Helm Aug 19, 2017. 7 comments

Black Writer Sues, Says All Eyez on Me Ripped From His Work

Black Writer Sues, Says <i>All Eyez on Me</i> Ripped From His Work

An African-American journalist is suing the makers of All Eyez on Me, the Tupac biopic, alleging that the filmmakers used his work to write and inform the script, but didn’t got his permission or compensate him.

Kevin Powell, a former writer for Vibe magazine, is asking a judge to immediately stop the film from being played in theaters, as well as for a portion of the profits.

He says he...

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Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Aug 18, 2017. 8 comments

Jada Pinkett Smith Is Not Impressed With Tupac Biopic All Eyez on Me: ‘The Reimagining of My Relation to Pac Has Been Deeply Hurtful’

Jada Pinkett Smith Is Not Impressed With Tupac Biopic <i>All Eyez on Me</i>: ‘The Reimagining of My Relation to Pac Has Been Deeply Hurtful’

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is not taking too kindly to the new Tupac biopic, All Eyez on Me, which just opened in theaters Friday on what would have been the hip-hop legend’s 46th birthday.

More specifically, Pinkett Smith is not impressed with the way in which her relationship with Pac—a lifelong childhood friend—was portrayed in the movie, speaking out on a few things in a Facebook...

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Ronda Racha Penrice Ronda Racha Penrice Aug 17, 2017. 7 comments

Jada Pinkett Smith’s Still in Her Feelings About That Tupac Film During an Atlanta Radio Interview

Jada Pinkett Smith’s Still in Her Feelings About That Tupac Film During an Atlanta Radio Interview

Jada Pinkett Smith’s outrage over the Tupac Shakur film All Eyez on Me has not subsided one bit. During an appearance Wednesday on The Ryan Cameron Morning Show With Wanda Smith on Atlanta radio’s V-103, while promoting her latest film, Girls Trip, with co-star Regina Hall and producer Will Packer, Pinkett Smith had a strong response to Cameron’s inquiry about All Eyez on Me.

“I wanted people...

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Yesha Callahan Yesha Callahan Aug 16, 2017. 10 comments

Watch: Official Trailer for Tupac Biopic All Eyez on Me

Watch: Official Trailer for Tupac Biopic 




<i>All Eyez on Me</i>

The official trailer for the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me was released Thursday, and needless to say, it seems that the movie-makers have found the perfect actor to play the slain rapper.

The movie tells the story of Shakur’s early days in New York City and continues up through his evolution into one of the world’s most recognized and influential voices before his untimely...

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Angela Helm Angela Helm Jun 19, 2017. 4 comments

All Eyez on Me Not So Much a Box-Office Flop

All Eyez on Me Not So Much a Box-Office Flop

The new Tupac Shakur biopic, All Eyez on Me, released on what would have been the rapper’s 46th birthday, came in third place at the box office this weekend, behind Wonder Woman and Cars 3.

All Eyez on a Flop

When I saw the trailer for All Eyez on Me, the film about the life of the late Tupac Shakur, I…

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Directed by Benny Boom and starring Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac, the film...

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Ronda Racha Penrice Ronda Racha Penrice Jun 16, 2017. 3 comments

All Eyez on Me Star Demetrius Shipp Jr. on Being Tupac, a Role He Seemed Destined to Play

All Eyez on Me Star
Demetrius Shipp Jr. on Being Tupac, a Role He Seemed Destined to Play

To say that a Tupac biopic has been a long time coming is an understatement. Perhaps few know that as well as Demetrius Shipp Jr., the icon’s “blink twice” doppelgänger who was originally cast in the role in 2011 and waited through a handful of directors, including John Singleton and Carl Franklin, before Benny Boom, the popular music-video director, completed the film. Whether people love or...

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Jun 19, 2016.

Tupac’s Mom, Afeni Shakur, Remembered in Memorial Service in Brooklyn, NY

Tupac’s Mom, Afeni Shakur, Remembered in Memorial Service in Brooklyn, NY

The fierce and fearless mother of slain rapper Tupac Shakur was remembered by old-school Black Panthers and activists on Saturday in Brooklyn, N.Y., reports Brooklyn News 12.

Afeni Shakur was a former Black Panther and member of the Panther 21, who were jailed on conspiracy charges to bomb police stations, department stores and other public places in New York City in 1969. According to...

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