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Tupac Shakur musical opens on Broadway to mediocre reviews
Tupac Shakur musical opens on Broadway to mediocre reviews

"Holler if Ya Hear Me," known to many on Broadway simply as the Tupac Shakur musical, officially opened in New York at the Palace Theatre on Thursday as one of the first shows of the new Broadway season. The musical isn't a biography of the late rap star, who was killed at the age of 25 in 1996. The singer's mother, Afeni Shakur, reportedly didn't grant her son's life rights to the production. As a result, the production uses Shakur's music to tell a fictionalized story of a young man who returns to his inner-city block after a stint in prison. Kenny Leon, who won a Tony Award for directing the recent revival of "A Raisin in the Sun," has...

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