|BET Hip Hop History Weekend Kicks Off 2-23 w Tupac 2Pac|
|Written by Robert ID3253|
|Wednesday, 24 January 2007 23:03|
Black History Month will be celebrated on BET network with a series of hip hop documentaries and a landmark BET news special titled ‘The Top Events that (Mis)Shaped Black America.
This will all take place during "Hip Hop History Weekend,” on BET where the approach will be examining the people, artistic elements and events that shaped Black America and influenced popular culture with a series of hip hop documentaries and the news special.
Kicking off Hip Hop History Weekend on Friday February 23 at 8:00 p.m. is "Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel," featuring interviews with friends, collaborators and scholars as they look back on Tupac (2Pac) and define his legacy today.
The documentary Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel was directed by Academy Award nominee Peter Spirer (Rhyme and Reason) and "Thug Angel" takes you beyond the drama of hip hop icon and rap artist Tupac's notoriety in the press through all-new interviews with friends, collaborators and scholars as they look back on Tupac and define his legacy today. Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel will air Friday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT
For a complete listing of all hip hop documentaries and more on the ground breaking BET News special ‘‘The Top Events that (Mis)Shaped Black America” please visit the BET web site at - http://www.bet.com