Release date:June 16, 2017
MPAA Rating:R (for language and drug use throughout, violence, some nudity and sexuality)
Screenwriters:Ed Gonzalez, Jeremy Haft
Starring:Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Dominic L. Santana, Jamal Woolard
"All Eyez on Me" centers on the life of the charismatic yet controversial artist. Rapper, poet, actor and political activist, Tupac shot to fame with "2Pacalypse Now," lauded for its seminal underground vibe and still an inspiration for major artists today. Tupac's politically charged lyrics, inspired by his parents' activism as Black Panthers in the '60s & early '70s, condemned governmental intrusion in black communities. Tupac's increased participation in the East Coast-West Coast Rap rivalry became well documented and avidly followed by his fans. On September 7, 1996 he was gunned down on a street corner in Las Vegas, where he died 6 days later. His murder was never solved.