Songs Released From Tupac Shakur Broadway Show
Posted by Joseph Lee on 05.31.2014
Broadway takes on rap classics...
Billboard reports that three songs from the Broadway show "Holler If Ya Hear Me", inspired by Tupac Shakur, have been released on the internet. The show will begin previews at the Palace Theater in New York on June 2. The songs include "Holler If Ya Hear Me", "California Love" and "Unconditional Love".
The musical stars slam poet and musician Saul Williams. It is a non-biographical story set to Shakur's music and words. It's about "friendship, family, revenge, change and hope that opens a window onto the reality of the streets in contemporary America."
It also stars Tony Award winning actress Tonya Pinkins, Christopher Jackson, Saycon Sengbloh, Ben Thompson, Jon Earl Jelks, Joshua Boone and Dyllon Burnside. It was written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Lion. The show opens officially on June 19.