Tupac Shakur estate confirms new 1998 release with very teasing countdown


NEW YORK - JULY 23: (L-R) Rapper Tupac Shakur poses for a portrait at Club Amazon on July 23, 1993 in New York, New York. (Photo by Al Pereira/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
What is Tupac releasing? (Picture: Getty images)

Tupac Shakurs estate has teased a released will be coming our way on Saturday.

Tupac is the gift that keeps on giving, even after his death in 1996.

The estate of the rapper, who was fatally shot over 20 years ago, will hopefully be pleasing dedicated fans as a post from his official Instagram account teased something brand new will be coming our way on Saturday.

The post doesnt say much which has left fans itching to know more.

The social media post, sees an image of the All Eyez On Me hitmaker behind the words 1998, Saturday 11/24.

The Brendas Got A Baby singers official website now features a countdown for two pages, one titled 1998 – Be The First To Know and the other New Apparel: 208 Fall Collection.

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Social media users are already speculating that it could mean new music and a clothing line.

And they wont be far off as just earlier this month it was reported that Marvel Comics are teaming up with the estate to release a clothing collaboration between the later rapper and Black Panther, the comicbook character.

Also, the late actors estate recently estates regains control of his unreleased music after winning legal battle.

Tupacs mother Afeni Shakur Davis, who was the administrator of the estate before her death in May 2016, had spearheaded the legal campaign to regain ownership of his recordings.

In 2013, she sued Entertainment One for a $1.1 million (£845,018) for failing to pay royalties from an album released after the rappers death.

At the time, she claimed that the media company owed her millions from the stars album Beginnings: The Lost Tapes, released in 2007 and were also refusing to let go of master tracks of his music.

Tupac Shakur (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Tupac Shakur died in 1996 (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

Following her death in 2016, the estate continued to pursue the case and has now won the rights to Tupacs unreleased music, which is said to be worth millions.

According to TMZ, Entertainment One has also agreed to pay the estate a substantial six-figure sum as part of the settlement.

Although it has not been made clear as to what these master recordings contain, the victory means that theres a chance that hip-hop fans could finally be receiving some new music from Tupac in the near future.

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In 2017, Tupac was posthumously inducted into the into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His late friend and one-time Death Row label mate Tupac Shakur was given the honour of helming the ceremony in Brooklyn.

His influence, his inspiration, his delivery, the songs that he wrote. He changed hip-hop while he was here and even after the fact, he told Rolling Stone magazine ahead of the event.

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