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There’s no question what Tupac means to hip-hop and the music world in general. If you ask any rapper who influences them, Tupac is sure to be one of the artists to come out of their mouths.

In honor of the legend, The Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts just announced they will present the second-annual birthday celebration and all-star benefit concert honoring Tupac. The event will be presented by the late rapper’s mother, Afeni Shakur (below) and actor/comedian Mike Epps.


“This is the second year that we are celebrating Pac’s birthday in concert. As fans we are just giving back some of what he gave to us,’ host Mike Epps said about the event. ‘This charity event helps support the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Atlanta. On June 16th, Ms. Shakur and I along with some of the biggest names in hip hop will celebrate Tupac’s life, legacy and music! Don’t miss it!’

‘As the sole member of UGK, I understand and accept the role of upholding a legacy. It’s not an easy task, and I accept and appreciate the love and support for family, friends, fans and supporters alike,’ Bun B stated. ‘So I’m always ready to help uphold the honor of hip hop’s fallen soldier. I take pride in standing and remembering 2Pac, one of the greatest ever.’


‘Tupac was a legend, may his memory last 100 lifetimes,’ Rick Ross stated.

The event which will take place in Stone Mountain, GA is going to feature performances by the one and only Rick Ross, Bun B, Too $hort, The Outlawz, Roscoe Dash, Pill and other hip-hop favorites.

Interested in going? Tickets for the event are $25 and will be available at and at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts located at 5616 Memorial Drive in Stone Mountain, GA.

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