Former NFL operating again Arian Foster, aka Bobby Feeno, is receiving nuclear warmth for feedback he made about Tupac's music throughout a dialogue on "Van Lathan's The Red Pill" podcast.
While Foster famous that Tupac is his favourite artist of all time, he tells Lathan, "to faux that his music was simply out of this world, intellectually deep, is simply dishonest. It’s simply dishonest."
As seen within the video clip embedded under, Foster continued: “He made nice music, however to faux it’s as deep as… right here’s what you and a variety of Tupac followers do. You conflate who Tupac was as a particular person with who Tupac was as an artist.”
As talked about, Foster is a large Tupac fan and even titled his debut album "Flamingo & Koval" as a nod to the intersection the place Pac was fatally shot. Still, some followers have been totally outraged together with his take.
Some different responses to Foster on social media embrace the next:
“This needs to be the weakest argument ever! If you’re going to make such an asinine assertion, you higher have details backed by data,” somebody wrote. “Van flip his mic off.”
"55 seconds of Arian Foster proving why NFL wants higher helmets. Lmao. STFU dude."
"Yeah, I am cancelling him earlier than I even hear his music. I am petty relating to Pac."
“It isn’t about deep, it’s about influence, it’s concerning the occasions. It was 1992 to 1996, was Arian even out of diapers but? Pac was revolutionary that’s why his music remains to be related in the present day, tomorrow and ceaselessly, and that’s deep.”
"Arianfoster your remark about Tupac is Kanye West-level loopy mistaken."
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Ice Cube Reveals His Picks For The Best Diss Tracks Of All Time
See what made the minimize!
Over the years, there have been some scathing diss data which have gone down in hip-hop historical past. Last 12 months alone, we have been granted some fairly memorable efforts with Eminem‘s “Killshot,” MGK’s “Rap Devil” and Pusha-T’s “The Story of Adidon.” It’s unlikely that any of these three will find yourself on folks’s Top 5 lists when every thing is claimed and finished however that is to not say they weren’t extraordinarily highly effective. Ice Cube is the proprietor of what some would contemplate the most effective diss tracks of all time with “No Vaseline.” The rapper went in on N.W.A. in his lyrics, indicating a brand new landmark in hip-hop.
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It should not be a shock that Ice Cube considers it the most effective diss songs of all time as he revealed in a brand new interview with Genius. In addition to “No Vaseline” he provides the honors to folks like Tupac, Biggie, LL Cool J, Nas, Jay-Z, and others. The legendary determine mentioned, “Some of my favorites is the unique ‘Rock The Bells,’ ‘Let’s Go’ with LL and Kool Moe Dee. ‘Let’s Go’ is loopy, too. ‘Jack The Ripper,’ nice document. Then you bought disses like Nas and Jay, that’s simply loopy. Tupac, Biggie going again at it. ‘Hit Em Up’ was loopy.”
Elsewhere within the sit-down, Cube speaks on the present obsession with prescription tablets in rap music, warning folks that you do not know what’s been pressed into that sort of drug. He additionally speaks about his latest album and “Arrest the President.”
Do 2Pac’s Nikes Prove He’s Still Alive?
2Pac is as useless as George Washington and billions of different individuals who have died.
But there's been no scarcity of entertaining theories on why he's nonetheless alive.
One of them includes his Nikes. In the video for "To Live & Die In L.A.", which was launched two months after his dying, Pac is carrying the most recent version of the Nike Air Jordans. Those kicks had been launched between the time Pac died and the time the video was launched.
Likewise, within the video for "Toss It Up", which was additionally dropped after his dying, Pac is carrying Penny Hardaway sneakers which weren't obtainable till after he died.
Of course, Nike might have given Pac barely early entry to the kicks due to his promotional pull.
In different 2Pac is alive information, British underworld determine Michael Nice, who claimed that he helped get an injured 2Pac to Barbados after he was shot in Las Vegas in 1996, has reportedly been discovered useless days before he was going to release more information about his knowledge of a living Pac.
The dying is just being reported by a media firm tied to Nice -- who has a historical past of constructing outlandish statements. So it's potential Nice is faking his dying like he claims Pac did.Posted In: News Tupac
2Pac Quad Studios Shooter Dexter Isaac Says Pac Being Broke Led To Incident
Dexter Isaac, who says he shot 2Pac at Quad Recording Studios in Manhattan in 1994, continues to inform his aspect of the story from Federal jail.
In an interview with Gully TV, Isaac confirmed that Jimmy Henchman paid him $2500 and all Pac's jewellery he may steal to open hearth on Pac.
Henchman was pissed at Pac as a result of the rap legend had disrespectfully demanded from him money — not a examine — for a monitor he had finished with Lil Shawn.
Isaac additionally stated Haitian Jack wasn't concerned in any respect within the capturing, as has lengthy been the rumor.
Jump to the 5:30 mark to listen to Isaac stroll via the capturing.
Isaac's serving life in jail for different crimes.
Mike Tyson Breaks Down Talking About Night Tupac Shakur Was Shot
Los Angeles, CA – Famed boxer Mike Tyson was a latest visitor on Real 92.three’s Big Boy’s Neighborhood radio present the place he opened up in regards to the night time Tupac Shakur was shot. When requested about his final reminiscence of ‘Pac, Tyson was momentarily tongue-tied and began to tear up earlier than he might reply.
Tyson divulged the final time he noticed the late Hip Hop luminary was after the Bruce Seldon combat on the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996. ‘Pac was Tyson’s VIP visitor that night.
“He was very blissful after the combat,” he mentioned. “He got here to a press convention with me. We was simply speaking a bunch of shit. I went residence after which he left.”
Tyson heard in regards to the taking pictures whereas he was at residence. Shortly after leaving the venue, ‘Pac was shot 4 occasions on the intersection of East Flamingo Road and Koval Lane with former Death Row CEO Suge Knight on the wheel. He was rushed University of Nevada Medical Center and died six days afterward September 13.
The embellished fighter recalled being annoyed he wasn’t capable of go to ‘Pac within the hospital earlier than his passing.
He later added, “It’s very troublesome to speak about. Young child that wished to be nice after which that occurred.”
Tyson and ‘Pac had been shut pals all through the ’90s.
Watch Tyson’s full interview above. The ‘Pac dialog begins across the 23-minute mark.
LL Cool J Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
Cleveland, OH – The shortlist of nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is right here and — for a fifth time — legendary MC LL Cool J is up for induction.
As the primary Hip Hop artist to win the celebrated Kennedy Center Honor final yr, it’s now as much as the 1000 member voting physique to finally determine if he’ll change into the seventh Hip Hop act to be inducted into the Rock Hall.
Past inductees embrace Run-DMC, Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, N.W.A, Beastie Boys, Public Enemy and the late Tupac Shakur.
LL’s roots run deep within the basis of the tradition as an MC, actor and mogul whose legacy spans over 30 years. Ladies Love Cool James was one of many first acts signed to Def Jam Recordings and helped usher Hip Hop into the mainstream throughout quite a few mediums. With over 13 studio albums beneath his belt, he’s morphed and advanced together with the tradition.
Other artists nominated this yr embrace Janet Jackson, Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks and Kraftwerk.
The induction ceremony is scheduled for March 29, 2019 on the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Suge Knight’s Son Claims He Knows Where 2Pac Is Living
If anybody could be to know the place 2Pac was if he weren't absolutely useless that might be Suge Knight, we guess.
So we guess Suge Knight Jr. might have that data, too.
The youthful Knight jumped on social media yesterday and made the declare Pac is alive and in Malaysia.
Next jumped on IG Live and claimed that the 47-year-old was particularly dwelling in Malaysia, an Asian nation through which Pac would stand out even when he was making an attempt to thoughts his personal enterprise and disguise himself.
Then Suge Jr. did an IG Post through which he confirmed how a thriller particular person had texted him and instructed him that he revealed an excessive amount of.
Finally, he defended himself from the numerous skeptics:
There have been rumors of Pac being alive ever since he was gunned down in Vegas in 1996.
There Will Be At Least Two More 2Pac Albums Because of Death Row Settlement
2Pac dropped 4 albums earlier than getting gunned down in 1996.
There have been six posthumous Pac albums since then. All have gone a minimum of platinum. And now it appears like there's going to be a minimum of two extra.
2Pac's property has simply settled a lawsuit towards Death Row Records over one million in royalties that had been initiated by Pac's late mom Afeni.
As a part of the settlement, Entertainment One, which bought Death Row Records for $280 million in 2013, will give the twoPac's property the grasp recordings to all of his unreleased music.
It's sufficient for 2 and possibly three albums, and the property plans on dropping the primary 2Pac album since 2006's Pac's Life as quickly as doable.
Do you suppose there's going to be sufficient good materials there to make high quality albums?
Suge Knight's Son Claims Tupac Shakur Is Alive & Living In Malaysia
Suge Knight’s son posted a flurry of Instagram images on Tuesday (October 2) — all regarding Tupac Shakur. According to Knight Jr., the Hip Hop legend is alive and dwelling in Malaysia.
It all began when Knight Jr. seen a information story concerning the Tupac Shakur Estate settling its lawsuit with Death Row Records. He posted a screenshot of the article’s headline and wrote within the caption, “Man if they’ve PAC discuss Kanye or Trump one thing ain’t proper lol.
From there, Knight Jr. wrote merely, “TUPAC IS ALIVE” and adopted up with “TUPAC IS IN Malaysia” in his Instagram Story.
Knight Jr. then shared a screenshot of a textual content trade with an unidentified particular person telling him he “mentioned an excessive amount of.”
He responded with, “The reality shall be out and I’m not going wherever” adopted by a center finger emoji.
“I did this for y’all. 100 watch my story,” he wrote within the caption.
As the story goes, ‘Pac was gunned down at a Las Vegas intersection in 1996 on the age of 25. Former Death Row CEO Suge Knight was within the driver’s seat and the homicide stays unsolved to today. There are a handful of theories floating round that insist ‘Pac’s homicide by no means occurred.
Some individuals assume he’s hiding out in Cuba whereas others consider he by no means left the U.S.
Knight Jr.’s story is simply the newest.
While assuring his followers he wasn’t on medication, Knight Jr. continued posting images associated to ‘Pac and claiming “he by no means left us.”
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Tupac Shakur's Estate Reportedly Wins Back Unreleased Music
The property of Tupac Shakur has reportedly received again a batch of unreleased music from the late Hip Hop legend. According to TMZ, the Shakur Estate’s lawsuit towards Entertainment One was lastly settled and the music is a part of the deal.
The Shakur Estate accused the corporate of dishonest them out of royalties. Consequently, Entertainment One will reportedly pay the property a considerable six-figure quantity.
Back in 2013, Tupac’s mom — Afeni Shakur — was nonetheless cost of the Shakur Estate when she filed the lawsuit towards Entertainment One to get the grasp recordings again. Although Afeni handed away in 2016, she’d possible be relieved the combat for her son’s music is lastly over.
As of now, it’s undetermined what the plans are for the music.
It’s been 22 years since Tupac’s deadly Las Vegas taking pictures.
The homicide stays unsolved.