person responsible for making sure no harm came Tupac
Shakur’s body up until his death is producing
a film in conjunction with Xenon films. Bodyguard Frank
Alexander, a former body builder and ex-marine, has recently
produced a film, "Before I Wake," to offer his
side of the never-ending saga of Pac.
is taken from the popular children’s prayer, because,
according to Alexander, Tupac died before he was truly
awake. The documentary contains previously unreleased
footage of Tupac recording Until The End of Time, his
final recording and photos from Alexander’s personal
collection. Alexander and others also offer new theories
behind the unsolved murder of his former client.
says he rotated shifts with four or his employed bodyguards
to protect the elusive rapper. "I was Tupac’s personal
bodyguard. It was a challenge. Tupac drove like he had
a brick at the bottom of his foot. He never shook me.
I accepted him, he accepted me and we became friends,"
he told EURweb.
Tupac died while being under his watch, Alexander doesn’t
feel as if the murder is on his hands. "No one can
judge me but God. Tupac’s mother Afeni doesn’t blame me
for Tupac’s death. I’m not trying to profit from Tupac’s
death,” he said.
As is the
norm with and Tupac-related material, fans and non-fans
are polarized on their opinions of “Before I Wake.”
“This piece puts all the puzzle pieces together of
what really happened the night of Tupac’s death, “
Carla from Chicago said of the film. But Ameer from Durham,
NC said, “Frank Alexander is an impostor who is using
his position as Pac’s ex body guard to make a quick buck.
Frank. He made no effort to make this a fair balanced
has produced a number of films about hip-hop including
Thug Immortal (Another Tupac documentary), Welcome to
Death Row and the Wu-Tang Classic Collection and The Eastsidaz:
You can Keep A Top Dogg Down.