The MOB Museum located in Las Vegas will remember Tupac Shakur along with special guests Chuck D of Public Enemy and E.D.I. Mean of the Outlawz.
Already sold out, the one night event will be held on September 1st, 12 days shy of Tupac’s 25th anniversary since his passing. Tupac who was shot on the Vegas strip to then pass away 6 days later will be remembered as stated by The MOB Museum. “To mark the 25th anniversary of this horrific event, hip hop legend Chuck D and others will explore the events that led to Shakur’s death, the controversies that followed, and Shakur’s cultural legacy.”
The special one night event will also give fans an opportunity for a special meet and greet. Set to take place at the Museum’s courtroom, Chuck D, E.D.I. Mean, and Stephanie Fredric are listed as featured speakers. E.D.I. Mean childhood friend of Tupac Shakur, also recorded music with the icon as part of the Outlawz. Featured on many hits with Tupac, E.D.I. along with Young Noble have continued the Outlawz legacy. Outlawz will also honor another fallen comrade and Outlawz member on October 9th at the Toyota Arena in California as they perform at the Welcome To The West Festival. Yaki Kadafi who was born on October 9, 1996 was referred to as Tupac’s half-brother.
Director of public programs for The MOB Museum, Shakala Alvaranga spoke with KTNV Channel 13 of Las Vegas about the upcoming event and Tupac’s impact. “He was only twenty-five years old when he died. Twenty-five years later he is still know as one of the best rappers of our time,” said director of public programs, Shakala Alvaranga during an interview with KTNV Channel 13 of Las Vegas. “Some people viewed him as a troubled young man. And others believed he was a lyrical genius, but no matter what you can’t deny his talent.”
Details for Tupac Remembered at The MOB Museum
- Held on September 1, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Tickets are SOLD OUT
- The MOB Museum is located at 300 Stewart Avenue
- Official website here