Tupac And Biggie Are Getting Their Very Own Crime Murder Series
The director of the award-winning The People versus O.J. Simpson is spearheading the project!
For hip-hop fans, the deaths of both Biggie and Tupac have plagued the world for nearly two decades now.
Shakur, at just 25 years old, was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in November 1996. Several months later, Biggie Smalls was also shot and killed in a drive-by shooting at the age of 24. Both events occurred in L.A., and many speculate it was the result of a music rivalry between the two, as well as gang affiliation and/or government conspiracies.
In a new series to debut on American Crime Story, Anthony Hemingway - the award-winning director of The People versus O.J. Simpson for FX Networks - will deep-dive into the murders like never before.
The investigation of both rappers' deaths will simultaneously unfold on the screen. From detectives to conspiracy theorists, the show will cover a ton of ground while sourcing the book by LAPD's Detective Greg Kading Murder Rap: The Untold Story of Biggie Smalls & Tupac Shakur Murder Investigations. Its writer will act as co-executive producer of the project.
There's still no word on who will be chosen to portray the respective emcees, but it's definitely something to look forward to...if done well. Pressure's on!