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Tupac Shakur is one of 3 American rappers that will have a song preserved in the Library of Congress. His  1995 hit song “Dear Mama” is one of 25 songs that will be added to the National Recording Registry this year. The Library of Congress called “Dear Mama” “a moving and eloquent homage to both […]

A controversial book is continuing to making headlines fort its message, one that claims that the FBI used one of the most notorious Hip-Hop labels in history as a means of suppression for Black activism. Titled “The FBI War On Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders: U.S. Intelligence’s Murderous Targeting of Tupac, MLK, Malcolm, Panthers, Hendrix, […]

As we celebrate what would have been the 39th birthday of the late great Tupac Shakur, Hip-Hop Wired caught up with Pac’s former Death Row inmate Danny Boy who sung hooks on such classics as “I Ain’t Mad At Cha,'” “What’z Ya Phone #,” “Heaven Ain’t Hard 2 Find,” and “Picture Me Rollin.'” Peep as […]

On what would’ve been his 39th birthday, Tupac is set to be “reunited” with his former rival Biggie—in wax at least. Famed wax museum Madame Tussauds is announcing plans to bring the replicas of the Hip-Hop legends together to celebrate the life of the late Tupac Shakur at their Washington, D.C. Museum. Tupac’s wax figure […]

Assault charges have been dropped against the former head of Death Row Records Suge Knight. As previously reported Knight was charged with assault with a deadly weapon in May after a man complained to police that Knight pointed a loaded gun at him. Now however Suge’s catching a break because

A new movie documenting the life of Tupac Shakur is set to be made later this year. Antoine Fuqua, the famed director of “Training Day”, is confirming that his next film will be a biopic on the late rap legend. Fuqua broke the news to Digital Spy and says

Suge just can’t catch a break. After just being released from jail, the former record mogul and one time owner of Death Row Records has been accused of allegedly organizing a murder plot according to legal documents obtained from TMZ. Since the allegations, Suge Knight has been ordered to stay at least 100 yards away […]

A lawyer for Suge Knight is denying charges that the former Death row head assaulted a local California man with a deadly weapon. As previously reported, Suge was arrested early Thursday morning after a man called police saying that he pointed a loaded gun at him. Knight posted $60,000 bail for the incident and is […]

The homeys over at Fuse will be hosting a Tupac takeover next week. As part of the promotional campaign Hip-Hop Wired will be giving away a Fuse Bag along with a copy of the classic film Juice. To register for chance to win, answer the following question? What was Tupac’s original birth name? Send your […]

Death Row Records’ ongoing drama and court battles are not over. As previously reported Dr. Dre sued Death Row, now owned by WIDEawake Entertainment, in February for royalties after he says they re-released The Chronic without his permission. Now however WIDEawake/ Death Row is facing more drama, this time for stipulations on the loan used […]

VH-1 will be the next outlet to take a stab and try and solve the murders of Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. Launching their new half-hour series “Famous Crime Scene” on Friday, February 12th at 9 p.m., the first episode will take an in-depth look at the murders of Pac and Biggie which are […]

It’s been over ten years since the East Coast/ West Coast feud turned Hip-Hop upside down.  And while Puffy got rich, Suge went broke and the game lost two legends, Hip-Hop Wired just spoke to a Compton insider who shed a little more light on the situation and some back room deals that according to […]