Celebrating the legendary life of rapper and movie star, Tupac Shakur, on what would have been his 51st birthday with the story of the rise and fall of the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center in Atlanta.
It was June 16th, 1971, that the legendary Tupac Shakur was born. In this special Thursday Throwback, WorldWide Entertainment TV looks back at the rise and fall of the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Atlanta. WWETV Network was the official media sponsor for the brand, but the untold story is now told in the video above.
With special interviews that include Eric Farber, the former Tupac Estate lawyer who helped Afeni Shakur secure the center in her son’s name. Ms. Goldi speaks with the celebrity lawyer and breaks down what happened to the building and land that was dedicated to the legendary 2Pac.
The vintage WWETV content includes the interview with Tupac’s cousin, Revelation, as he reveals the original name and plans for what would be the Tupac biopic entitled “All Eyez On Me.” The Center was visited by artists from around the world that would travel from places such as Toronto and New York. Award winning producer, James Worthy, made the trip from New York to Atlanta along with Toronto singer Alicia Cinnamon.
The biopic co-star of “All Eyez On Me,” Dominic Santana was interviewed by WorldWide Entertainment TV in Los Angeles and he touched upon what he would say to Tupac Shakur if he was alive today.
Young Noble of The Outlawz has collaborated with Toronto rapper, Deuce Deuce, of Concrete Mob. The Toronto hip hop artist speaks about the impact of Tupac and how he ended up with working with one of Tupac’s Outlawz member. Toronto’s We Love Hip Hop Podcast also speaks about how Tupac still influences a new generation of hip hop artists such as Boosie and Troy Ave.