News: Tupac Shakur Resurrects For FUSE Takeover [Video]

Saturday, Apr 10, 2010 9:40AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

The legacy of late rapper Tupac Shakur will be resurrected next week with the "Tupac Takeover" set to air all-day on Monday (April 12) on FUSE.

Along with shining light on his music career, the network will also feature his 1990's feature film, Juice.

The Tupac Takeover will feature a myriad of programming highlighting the life and music of rap legend Tupac Shakur, as well as a feature presentation of the classic cultural film "Juice." Included in the Tupac Takeover will be the "The 2Pac Chronicles" and "Loaded: 2Pac," both highlighting Tupac's classic music video releases and exposing the riveting back story to each. (Hip Hop Press)

Details on the West Coast icon's personal life will also be revealed.

Viewers will be able to dig into the psyche of the icon with "Tupac Vs." which paints a in depth portrait of Tupac's life featuring never-before-seen interviews including an exclusive insight from his former manager, rare footage and on-screen commentaries by biographer Michael Eric Dyson. Also included will be the cutting documentary "Tupac Shakur: Before I Wake," an intensive documentary that highlights and chronicles the last year of Tupac's life. (Press Release)

The network is known for its hip-hop programming and, most recently, airing Snoop Dogg's exclusive tell-all interview last January.

Fuse, Madison Square Garden's national music television network, is getting up close and personal with hip hop icon and record producer Snoop Dogg in its interview series "On The Record with Fuse." The show provides exclusive and revealing conversations with the biggest and boldest names in the industry, diving deep into the lives of the hottest artists of the moment. Viewers can catch Snoop Dogg on Wednesday, January 6th at 8pm ET. (FUSE)

Fuse TV has been making an effort, as of late, to place more emphasis on generating a stronger hip-hop following.

Called Hip Hop Invasion, Fuse's programming will showcase rap's brightest stars from Lil Wayne to Jay-Z taking over concerts, documentaries, music videos and interviews. Kicking off tonight (November 4), Hip Hop Invasion will air 2Pac's documentary Tupac Shakur: Before I Wake at 9 pm EST, followed by Beef at 10 and Lil Wayne's World at midnight. (VIBE)

Check out a teaser preview of the Tupac Takeover below:

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