[VIDEO] Jada Pinkett-Smith Gets Emotional, States “All Eyez On Me” Exploited Her Relationship w/ Tupac

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Tupac Shakur’s biopic All Eyez On Me may have made millions at the box office and won the favor of millions of his fans everywhere, it did not however win over one fan–his close friend and confidante–Jada Pinkett-Smith!

Jada Pinkett-Smith went on The Ryan Cameron Morning Show with sexy wanda smith and explained in depth what compelled her to tweet her disapproval of the film.

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During an appearance Wednesday on The Ryan Cameron Morning Show With Wanda Smith on Atlanta radio’s V-103, while promoting her latest film, Girls Trip, Jad had a strong response to Cameron’s questions about the movie.

“What you’re seeing in regards to my relationship with 2Pac is not true. My relationship with Pac would have shown people a true—what he truly was. ‘Cause it’s one thing to see Pac’s persona, publicly, and who he was personally,” she said.

“I thought it was just handled in a very disrespectful way, and I felt like it was exploitive of me and Pac, how they used our relationship to sell a movie, and I just felt like it was tomb-raiding in regards to Pac,” she continued.

Jada also felt like those behind the film their relationship to sell the movie to the public.

“And if you’re really saying that you’re honoring a man’s legacy, then honor his legacy. And if you don’t have the story, fall back until you do,” she chastised. “I feel like we, as black people, we have got to protect those individuals that we say are important to us, to our history and to our culture. We cannot expect other people to do that if we’re not willing to do that ourselves. Pac is precious to us.”

Check out Jada’s full response below in the video of her appearance on the show. She begins discussing All Eyez On Me at the 16:45 mark.

Jada is speaking some serious truth here. We hate the film is not accurate from her perspective. It really makes us wonder what else was embellished in the film…(sips tea)…

“Straight Outta Compton’s” Neil Brown Jr. (@1Neilbrownjr) Joins The Cast Of The Biggie-Tupac Crime Thriller, ‘Labyrinth’

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You might remember actor Neil Brown Jr. from the blockbuster hit “Straight Outta Compton”. Brown portrayed N.W.A.’s DJ Yella. The actor has kept himself busy since appearing in the box office hit by working on two projects for Netflix. Brown will star in the Swedish remake of “Naked” which will also star comedian Marlon Wayans and Regina Hall. Brown’s second Netflix project is a war drama directed by Fernando Coimbra called “Sandcastle”.

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Neil Brown, Jr. Is Ready To Join The Cast

It was recently announced that Brown will be the latest to join the cast of the upcoming crime thriller, “Labyrinth”. The movie is based on the murders of West Coast rapper Tupac Shakur and East Coast rapper Biggie Smalls. The movie will follow the life of LAPD detective, Russell Poole, who worked on both murder cases. Poole was eventually asked to leave the police force because he continually voiced his beliefs that his force contained dirty cops. Through Poole’s investigation, he came to believe that cops on his own force were involved in both murders and even being paid by Death Row Records.

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A Few Valuable Lessons You Can Take From Angie Martinez’s (@angiemartinez) ‘My Voice’

Angie Martinez, also known as ‘The Voice of New York’, gives us a behind the scenes of her life in her memoir ‘My Voice’. Her book includes her journey in making a name for herself in radio, eventually becoming one of the greatest in her industry, as well as bringing back memories of some of the biggest moments in Hip Hop! From her career, to Hip Hop, to relationships, to trials and tribulations, to her controversial interview with Tupac and more, there is SO much content to gain something from. You will truly build a new-found respect for Angie after reading ‘My Voice’.

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I have shared just a few lessons you can take from ‘My Voice’. However, I still recommend reading it for yourself, because like these lessons, there are many more you can take from the read.

1. ‘A mistake or a setback doesn’t have to define you.’

This is a quote from Angie in ‘My Voice’, that was a lesson that she took from the late great Tupac Shakur. Amidst the ‘east coast vs west coast’ beef that rappers Tupac and Biggie had going on, Angie accepted an invitation from Tupac to fly to Los Angeles for an interview. Thats right, Tupac, the artist, requested Angie Martinez to come do an exclusive interview with him.

Now for all of the interview’s details, you’ll have to read the memoir. However, I will share with you one important Q & A from it. Angie says that she asked Tupac if he regretted a certain move in his career, and he responded to her that he wasn’t afraid of making mistakes.

“He told me that, yeah he was gonna f*** up, but that was not ever going to be enough to erase everything else, all the years of work,”

says Angie in My Voice. In other words, we will all make mistakes! What matters is learning from that mistake as oppose to letting it break you.

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[VIDEO] Watch the Teaser Trailer for Tupac’s Biopic “All Eyez on Me!”

What better way to honor Tupac Shakur on what would have been his 45th birthday than with the release of the very first trailer for the upcoming Tupac biopic “All Eyez on Me”? 

The suspenseful trailer begins with the voice of actress Danai Gurira, who will play Tupac’s mother, the late Afeni Shakur. “Son, this ain’t just about you. Like all black men, you have a bull’s-eye on your back,” are the first words we hear in Gurira’s narrative introduction in the trailer.

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Afeni Shakur, Mother of Rap-Legend Tupac, has Passed Away at age 69

Afeni Shakur, mother of rap legend Tupac Shakur, has past away at age 69 in Sausalito, California.

The Marin County Sheriff Department responded to what could have been a cardiac arrest around 9:30 p.m. on Monday. Shakur was then transferred to a hospital, where her death was confirmed around 10:28 p.m. The exact cause of death has not been confirmed.

Growing up, Shakur was an activist and a member of the Black Panthers in her home state, North Carolina. Following the death of her son in 1996, Shakur founded the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation in Georgia, which was a performing arts center built to provide opportunities for young people.

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Tupac Biopic Ready For Production!

Tupac fans can rejoice and get ready for the Hip-Hop legend to have his story told in film-form. We just got word from the guy behind the production that a Tupac biopic is ready to start filming!

It has been far too long since any word of a Tupac film has even been discussed. But now we have word from the film’s producer Randall Emmett, who has also produced films like End Of Watch and the hit television series Power alongside 50 Cent, that the project is written and ready for action. Emmett says that the film will pin-point significant time periods that lead up to the pinnacle of Pac’s career including the infamous east coast/west coast beef that Tupac was involved in.

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Fans, I know the big question on your minds (especially after that horrific Aaliyah biopic that Lifetime put out). Will we actually hear real Tupac music used in the film? The answer is yes! The studio behind the production partnered up with Tupac’s mom Afeni Shakur and obtained the rights to use Tupac’s music in the film. Afeni was previously involved in a ton of legal battles over her son’s story but, these legal issues were resolved and now we can get ready to see a biopic worthy of a hip-hop legend. Lets keep our fingers crossed for something much better than that weak Tupac broadway musical…..