Newswire: There’s more unreleased Tupac music in the vaults, apparently
New music and other material from Tupac Shakur’s estate is forthcoming, as new efforts are underway to mine the late rapper’s musical legacy. According to Rolling Stone, Afeni Shakur Davis, Tupac’s mother, has been working to provide JAM, Inc., with complete access to all of Shakur’s previously unreleased recordings and other artistic work.
Despite Shakur’s murder in 1996, his label and estate have remarkably prolific, featuring numerous posthumous albums and sampled collaborations; Tupac was even summoned from the beyond in 2012 to dance for our amusement through the miracle of properly licensed holograms. Promising a “total reset” on Tupac’s legacy, JAM owner Jeff Jampol has already begun the process of sifting through “music, remixes, original demos, writings, scripts, plans, video treatments, [and] poems.”
Tom Whalley, who signed Shakur to Interscope, is also collaborating on the project. “Some of [the material] is in bits and …