The origins of “Whoop Whoop” and B-Brazy’s legacy with the Denver Lane Bloods

STREETGANGS.COM | January 12, 2017 SOUTH LOS ANGELES – We met up with June Dogg, Big Bosko, Sad Dogg and G-Len from westside Denver Lane Bloods (DLB) in the historic Red Room. In episode 2, G-Len and June Dawg from the Denver Lane Bloodss, talk about the “Bangin on Wax” period of the 1990s and […]

Tupac’s Stepfather, Mutulu Shakur, Up For Parole After Serving 30 Years In Federal Prison

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By Cherise Johnson | Hiphopdx.com April 03, 2016 Tupac’s stepfather, Mutulu Shakur, may be a free man this week after serving 30 years of his 60-year prison sentence “for masterminding a string of deadly armed robberies in New York and Connecticut committed by a militant political group known as ‘The Family,’” the Associated Press reports. […]

Tupac Shakur’s emotional letter from jail selling for $225K

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By Ian Mohr | Page Six October 4, 2015 | 8:45pm A personal letter handwritten by hip-hop star Tupac Shakur while he was locked up on sexual assault charges shortly before he was killed is going up for sale for $225,000. The notorious rapper had declared in a 1995 jailhouse interview — after surviving a […]

Biggie Claimed Some Of Tupac’s “Me Against The World” Beats Were His, Easy Mo Bee Says

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By Mitchell Steinfeld posted Tuesday March 10, 2015 at 02:00PM PDT The Tupac Shakur album turns 20 this week. On the twentieth anniversary week of Me Against The World, Easy Mo Bee discusses producing songs on the Tupac album. “We recorded a big batch of songs,” Easy Mo Bee says during an interview with RevoltTV. […]

Challenging the Suge Knight narrative and getting it correct

Cle "Bone" Sloan on the set of Straigh Outta Compton, 2014

By Alex A. Alonso Streetgangs.com Staff Writer February 2, 2015 | 6:29 p.m. LOS ANGELES – There has been an abundance of coverage connected to Suge Knight’s most recent legal matter related to an incident that occurred in Compton last Thursday. Knight visited the lunch set of the film Straight Outta Compton, uninvited and started […]

Tupac Shakur’s poems as a teen released

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com October 31, 2014 Tupac Shakur wrote poetry as a teen and three of them have been published by Noisey, an online website covering music. Pac is known for his lyrical style and has inspired many before and after his death in 1996. These three poems released by his first manager, Leila […]

2Pac Honors Roll In from Hollywood to New York

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER June 26, 2013 Tupac is finally gaining mainstream recognition outside of Hip Hop, and not just token gestures. Last week, Variety reported that Shakur will be added to the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, while Playbill announced that the music of the late rapper is hitting The Great White Way […]

Jimmy Henchman Rumored Admission to Crime Without Punishment

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http://www.streetgangs.com/hip-hop/062512_jimmy_henchman_rosemond Related posts: Former Friend Implicates Jimmy Henchman in Tupac Ambush Henchman to Jimmy Rosemond’s Drug Operation Arrested Jimmy “Henchman” Rosemond Admits To Setting Up 1994 Tupac Shakur Shooting Jimmy Henchman’s Case Awaits Verdict After Closing Arguments Officer accused of racial slur deserved more punishment, Garcetti says Rick Ross Rumored to Open Huge “Crib” for […]

Welcome to Death Row DVD

Welcome to Death Row (2001) $16.99 See All DVDs, Books & Magazines Welcome to Death Row tells the unauthorized history of the most notorious rap label ever. And what a story it is–the rise and fall of Death Row and its power-hungry CEO, Marion “Suge” Knight, makes The Godfather look like a bedtime story. The […]

Juice DVD

Juice (1992) $10.99 See All DVDs, Books & Magazines Tupac’s first movie, he got the part on accident after going to an audition with a friend of his. He was critically acclaimed for his part of Bishop, and he modeled his Thug image after the character in the movie. Four Harlem friends hang out and […]

Tupac Assassination DVD

Tupac Assassination DVD $15.99 See All DVDs, Books & Magazines Tupac: Assassination is a 2 DVD disk set that discusses the killing of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas. It debunks that idea that Compton gang member from South Side Compton Crip, Orlando Anderson, was the shooter, but attempts to draw a picture that Suge Knight […]

Tupac Lives As A Hologram At Coachella

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER April 16, 2012 Tupac Shakur was resurrected for one performance over the weekend at Coachella. His visage appeared before the concertgoers in Indio in a joint performance of “Hail Mary” and “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, who instigated the program. Collaborator Nick Smith […]