Stars Line Up To Celbrate Tupac’S 40Th Birthday
Afeni Shakur, mother of the legendary rapper Tupac, has arranged a special celebratory event to mark her late son’s 40th birthday on June 16 in Atlanta, Georgia. Erykha Badu, will perform at the event alongside rappers Bun B., Too $hort, DJ Drama, 8 Ball and MJG, and it will be
hosted by comedian/actor, Mike Epps…
Tupac died in Las Vegas at the age of 25 in September 1996 and Epps, who has featured in hit movies like ‘The Hangover’ and ‘Hancock’, is keen to ensure that the genius of Tupac is never forgotten: “I’m looking forward to another year of preserving Tupac’s legacy by celebrating his life with his fans and furthering his causes by supporting his organisation.”
Erykah Badu also said in a statement: "I am greatly honoured to have been invited by Afeni Shakur to celebrate her son's 40th birthday. I do not take this honour for granted."
Officials in DeKalb County, Georgia have officially declared June 16 ‘Tupac Shakur Day’.
Words: Stephen Almond (@LFCSteAL)
Online editing: Joseph 'JP' Patterson (@Jpizzledizzle)