Saul Williams to Star in Tupac Broadway Musical

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Holler If Ya Hear Me is the new, long-awaited musical inspired by (and featuring) the music of the late Tupac Shakur. It was announced today that the hip-hop world’s poet laureate, Saul Williams, has been cast in the lead role. He’s not playing Tupac, though — while the play draws heavily from stories embedded in the rapper’s words, the narrative itself is a “non-biographical story about friendship, family, revenge, change and hope.” Holler If Ya Hear Me, which is being produced by Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, opens this summer on Broadway.

POSTED April 7, 2014 2:50PM IN MUSIC NEWS

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