On Wednesday, June 16, Tupac Shakur would have turned 39-years-old. In honor of of the fallen rap legend a handful of hip-hop acts, including Rick Ross and Bun B, will be paying tribute to ‘Pac at his 2nd Annual Birthday Concert Celebration on his born day.
Set to take place on the grounds of Atlanta’s Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts, the show will be hosted by Mike Epps and ‘Pac’s mother Afeni Shakur. Along with Ross and Bun, the event will feature performances by West Coast vet Too $hort and newcomers Pill and Roscoe Dash with more acts to be announced shortly.
All proceeds from the event will go to the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation—a non-profit created by Afeni to help enrich youth through the arts.
Stay tuned to XXLMag.com for more on ’Pac’s 2nd Annual Birthday Concert Celebration. —Elan Mancini