All Eyez on Me Star Demetrius Shipp Jr. on Being Tupac, a Role He Seemed Destined to Play

To say that a Tupac biopic has been a long time coming is an understatement. Perhaps few know that as well as Demetrius Shipp Jr., the icon’s “blink twice” doppelgänger who was originally cast in the role in 2011 and waited through a handful of directors, including John Singleton and Carl Franklin, before Benny Boom,…

I'm 29, And I'm An Aspiring Rapper (I'm Also A Lawyer, But Don't Let That Stop You From Judging)

There's a duality in a lot of the shit that we millenials are. I say "that" rather than "who" because, in the circles we run in, so much focus is on the action rather than the person. Five minutes into a conversation with my fellow urban professionals  — you know, my brunch party goin', #travelnoire hashtag usin', go…