The Outlawz Hit Bahrain; Tupac Film Festival Dates Announced

The

memory of slain rap star Tupac Shakur will be honored overseas, in a tribute concert

headlined the by the deceased rapper’s close affiliates the Outlawz.

The New Jersey-based

collective will take the stage for the Tupac Still Breathing Tour, which kicks

off May 3 at the Marina Club in Manama. The

outing is promoted by DJ Outlaw Productions, the which bills itself as the only

Hip-Hop organization in Bahrain . "The

Tupac Still Breathing Tour starring the Outlawz live in concert is an exceptional

event that will honor the memory of the music Legend Tupac Shakur," organizers

told the Gulf News. "This tour is just another attempt for not only

the Outlawz but also for DJ Outlaw Productions to spread the legacy of Tupac in

this region, and to keep Tupac’s memory, achievements and message alive all over

the world by performing most of Tupac’s classics.”In

addition to the Outlawz, fans will see turntablist DJ Domination and rapper Young

Blaze. In

other Tupac news, The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation (TASF) is currently taking

submissions for its annual Tupac Amaru Shakur film festival. The

event takes place at 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts

in Atlanta. Last

year’s festival attracted global attention as attendees viewed the documentary

The Hip Hop Project, a documentary produced by Bruce Willis and actress/rapper

Queen Latifah. "We

are looking to grow this annual event and create a forum for filmmakers of all

ages to showcase their work," said TASF president and founder Afeni Shakur.A

jury of established professionals will review and judge the entries and select

one film to be screened in the "Selective Choice" film category. The

winning filmmaker or team will speak to the audience at the Center following the

screening. Deadline

for submissions is Oct. 1. Applicants must turn in a completed application form

as well as a PG-13 or lower-rated film that is 90 minutes in length or less (DVD

or VHS only). Processing fee is $35, nonrefundable. To download an application

and view the official rules and requirements, visit www.TASF.org.Completed

entries can be sent to:The

Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts5616 Memorial DriveStone Mountain,

GA 30083

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