Makaveli & Riskie: A Conversation with Death Row Graphic Artist Ronald “Riskie” Brent

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Ronald “Riskie” Brent explains the happenings behind his iconic cover of Tupac’s The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory on the classic album’s 19th anniversary. Click here to read Michael Namikas’ interview with him at HipHopDX.com.

“Murder Rap: Inside The Biggie & Tupac Murders” Seeks To Decode The Truth Behind The Crimes

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Author Michael Namikas reviews Murder Rap, a new documentary about the murders of 2pac and The Notorious B.I.G. Click here to read the full article at HipHopDX.com.

efiL4zaggiN: N.W.A.’s 4gotten Masterpiece

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Author Michael Namikas takes a critical look at N.W.A.’s underrated swan song, Niggaz4Life. Click here to read the full article at HipHopDX.com.

“WHERE WILL I BE?” TUPAC SHAKUR ON HIS 44TH BIRTHDAY

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Author Michael Namikas returns with an essay hypothesizing Tupac’s life had he not passed away in 1996. Click here to read the full article at HipHopDX.com.

(IM)MORTAL MEN: KENDRICK LAMAR, TUPAC SHAKUR, AND THE PIMPING OF BUTTERFLIES

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Author Michael Namikas dissects the Tupac Shakur allusions in Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, “To Pimp a Butterfly.” Click here to read the full article at HipHopDX.com.