Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur Honored With 2nd Posthumous Grammy Nomination For ‘Dear Mama’ 

Tupac Shakur, the legendary rapper who was tragically murdered at the age of 25, has received his second posthumous Grammy nomination. The nomination comes for the docuseries Dear Mama, currently streaming on Hulu

Tupac Gets Grammy Nomination

Tupac Shakur has officially received his second posthumous Grammy nomination. The nomination comes for the docuseries Dear Mama, a five-part FX documentary directed by Allen Hughes, currently streaming on Hulu

Fans are delighted about this recognition of the late icon’s legacy, with many expressing their hopes for him to receive the Grammy Award in his honor.

User @dmyles1307 wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter, “I hope they give a Grammy award to Tupac Family because they truly deserve it in his Honor.” Another user named @Endfault wrote, “If you have not seen his documentary, it is definitely worth it. Every minute.” 

Dear Mama is nominated in the “Best Music Film” category alongside other notable works such as Kendrick Lamar’s Live From Paris: The Big Steppers Tour, Lewis Capaldis This Is How I’m Feeling, and posthumous releases from David Bowie and Little Richard. The docu-series follows the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur and his mother, Afeni Shakur, who was a Black Panther activist.

R.I.P. Tupac

This nomination for Dear Mama adds to the accolades the docuseries has already received. 

It was previously nominated twice for an Emmy in the category of “Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.”  Additionally, Tupac continues to be commemorated through a street dedicated to his legacy in Oakland, California, aptly named “Tupac Shakur Way” by the City of Oakland.

In connection to the late rapper’s death, a suspect named Keefe D was arrested by Las Vegas police on September 29, 2023, for Shakur’s murder. Subsequently, on November 2, 2023, in Las Vegas, Davis entered a plea of not guilty.

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