Tupac Shakur Gives The Notorious B.I.G. Advice in New ‘All Eyez on Me’ Movie Trailer
The friendship and subsequent rivalry between Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. is probably the most important story of 1990s hip-hop. In the latest trailer for All Eyez on Me, a forthcoming 'Pac biopic, we get a glimpse at their legendary relationship.
The first look comes when 'Pac calls out Biggie's name while he's onstage during one of his own concerts. At around the 52-second mark, the voice of Demetrius Shipp Jr., who plays the role of 'Pac in the movie, can be heard saying "What's up New York? I think I see Biggie Smalls in the house." A fraction of a second later, we see Jamal "Gravy" Woolard—who's reprising his Notorious role as Biggie—wearing the same bandana Big wore during their classic freestyle session.
About a second later, we see a bandana-wearing Pac giving B.I.G. a bit of advice about how he can use his influence to make positive changes in the world. "We got a big platform man," 'Pac says in the trailer. "Use that platform to make change."
From there we see 'Pac at various points in life, from the time he was a child to just moments before his murder in 1996.
It looks like All Eyez on Me will touch all the bases of the legendary rapper's upbringing and lifestyle choices, and we can't wait to see it. This is the fourth trailer to be released from the forthcoming film. Two dropped last year and one arrived in February of this year.
All Eyez on Me is all set to arrive in theaters on June 16—which is also 'Pac's birthday.
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