February 7 2014

Music History Fact Of The Week: Tupac Was Slated To Star In Higher Learning

Get Off My Wings LogoTupac was slated to star in the movie, “Higher Learning.” However, his “legal troubles” stop his appearance in the film. According to a biography on the legendary figure: “By the end of 1993, Sony execs were pushing hard for John Singleton to drop Tupac from the cast of Higher Learning even though the lead role had been written for him. He’d become in a manner of speaking, radioactive. Singleton was miffed, but there was little he could do as Sony, not wanting a part of the controversy took a pass on Tupac.” -From, “Tupac Shakur” By: McQuillar & Johnson

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Posted February 7, 2014 by Elsie Law in category "Books", "History

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