THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

1995, Rapper Tupac Shakur married Keisha Morris inside the Clinton Correctional Facility, where he was serving a four-year jail term for sex abuse.
THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

1995, Rapper Tupac Shakur married Keisha Morris inside the Clinton Correctional Facility, where he was serving a four-year jail term for sex abuse.

1 year ago · 12 notes · Source

Tupac’s Virtual Coachella Appearance Spurs Huge Sales Bump…

News of the late Tupac Shakur’s virtual appearance on the first Sunday (April 15) of the annual Coachella Festival has spurred a re-entry for his “Greatest Hits” album on the Billboard 200 chart and a jump on the Social 50 for his onstage duet partner, Snoop Dogg.

Tupac’s 1998 album “Greatest Hits” returns to the Billboard 200 for the first time since 2000, as it jumps back in at No. 129 with 4,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan (a gain of 571% over the previous week). The MC’s other albums also saw gains, including “All Eyez On Me” (2,000; up 95%) and “Me Against the World” (1,000; up 53%).

The late rapper’s songs got a boost too. (Read More at Billboard…)

Tupac’s Virtual Coachella Appearance Spurs Huge Sales Bump…

News of the late Tupac Shakur’s virtual appearance on the first Sunday (April 15) of the annual Coachella Festival has spurred a re-entry for his “Greatest Hits” album on the Billboard 200 chart and a jump on the Social 50 for his onstage duet partner, Snoop Dogg.

Tupac’s 1998 album “Greatest Hits” returns to the Billboard 200 for the first time since 2000, as it jumps back in at No. 129 with 4,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan (a gain of 571% over the previous week). The MC’s other albums also saw gains, including “All Eyez On Me” (2,000; up 95%) and “Me Against the World” (1,000; up 53%).

The late rapper’s songs got a boost too. (Read More at Billboard…)

1 year ago · 0 notes · Source

Dr. Dre: Tupac Hologram Only for Coachella…

In a backstage video from Coachella, Dr. Dre has clarified that the Tupac hologram was specifically conceived for the festival and not as a first run for a future tour.

"It was strictly for Coachella," says Dre in the video. "Get it right. I want to get rid of all the rumors out there. This was not done for a tour." Dre did leave the possibility of a tour open, adding, "If a tour happens, we’ll see." (Read More at Rolling Stone…)

Dr. Dre: Tupac Hologram Only for Coachella…

In a backstage video from Coachella, Dr. Dre has clarified that the Tupac hologram was specifically conceived for the festival and not as a first run for a future tour.

"It was strictly for Coachella," says Dre in the video. "Get it right. I want to get rid of all the rumors out there. This was not done for a tour." Dre did leave the possibility of a tour open, adding, "If a tour happens, we’ll see." (Read More at Rolling Stone…)

1 year ago · 3 notes · Source

Jackson 5 Reunion Tour May Unfortunately Star Hologram Michael…Jackie hints that the remaining four Jacksons have a terrible idea

The Hologram Coachella lineup making the Internet rounds this week isn’t looking quite so ridiculous anymore. While discussing the recent announcement that the surviving members of the Jackson 5 would be playing a 27-date Unity Tour, Jackie Jackson dropped an interesting bomb on E! News yesterday. Now that they’ve seen what Tupac Shakur’s hologram can do, he doesn’t discount the possibility of Holo-Michael joining the gang on the next tour, which will happen next year after the remaining Jacksons release a new album, on the recently revitalized Motown Records. Which, given the Jacksons’ reunion efforts so far, may never happen at all. (Read More at Spin…)

Jackson 5 Reunion Tour May Unfortunately Star Hologram Michael…
Jackie hints that the remaining four Jacksons have a terrible idea

The Hologram Coachella lineup making the Internet rounds this week isn’t looking quite so ridiculous anymore. While discussing the recent announcement that the surviving members of the Jackson 5 would be playing a 27-date Unity Tour, Jackie Jackson dropped an interesting bomb on E! News yesterday. Now that they’ve seen what Tupac Shakur’s hologram can do, he doesn’t discount the possibility of Holo-Michael joining the gang on the next tour, which will happen next year after the remaining Jacksons release a new album, on the recently revitalized Motown Records. Which, given the Jacksons’ reunion efforts so far, may never happen at all. (Read More at Spin…)

2 years ago · 13 notes · Source