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Tupac Shakur: VIBE Looks Back at Rap Legend’s Cover Stories (Trailer)

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Jun 21st, 2013
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“To me, Pac was always a consistent man,” says veteran VIBE journalist Kevin Powell. “He was always someone who kept it 100 all the time, always spoke his mind.”

Powell, an activist and alum of the first season of The Real World, struck up a friendship with Tupac Shakur in the early ’90s. He would go on to pen several VIBE stories on the “Dear Mama” rapper, including the 1994 cover Is Tupac Crazy? that depicted the rap legend in a straight jacket. Later, Powell would be the first writer to talk to Pac from Rikers Island prison after …

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