My Posse's on Broadway: When Hip Hop and Theater Meet

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My Posse's on Broadway: When Hip Hop and Theater Meet

Tupac's legacy keeps keeping on, this time with help from an acclaimed Black theater director. As we reported, Kenny Leon, who previously directed Driving Miss Daisy and the 2004 Raisin in the Sun revival, is putting together a musical based on Pac's timeless work. The play, titled Holler If Ya Hear Me, won the blessing of his mom, Afeni Shakur, now also a producer on the show; and has a preview date of May 26, 2014, and a Broadway run scheduled to begin June 19. Meanwhile, read on to check other times that rap brought the drama, and drama brought the rap. — Alex Gale

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