One of the greatest mysteries that's ever occurred in the music world is the death of the legendary rapper, Tupac. With a new documentary about his life in the works, fans may have some closure about the celebrated icon's death.
Popular Las Vegas filmmaker, Rick Boss, has a new film, "2Pac: The Great Escape from UMC." The movie details the happenings of the late star's life after he was shot multiple times, which led to his infamous death.
Tupac Shakur stands backstage at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 4, 1996 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images
According to official reports at the time, Mr. Shakur died at UMC six days after he was unfortunately shot four times on the night of September 7, 1996.
"This movie is about Tupac actually escaping from University Medical Center here in Vegas and relocating to New Mexico. Getting protection from the Navajo tribe."
Tupac Shakur (L) and Treach from Naughty by Nature backstage at KMEL Summer Jam 1992 at Shoreline Amphitheatre on August 1, 1992. | Photo: Getty Images
According to the documentary, Tupac wasn't in the car the night of the accident. Boss revealed that the rapper already knew beforehand there was going to be a hit on him, so he had an escape plan in place.
Boss didn't stop there. The escape plan involved planting a double in Suge Knight's BMW car. So on the night of September 7, 1996, Tupac's double was shot in Las Vegas. The filmmaker said about the escape plan,
"When certain FBI agencies are looking for you, they are going to block the airport. So you can't travel out so the best way to escape is through helicopter, private helicopter to another state."
Tupac Shakur attends KMEL Summer Jam at Shoreline Amphitheatre on August 1, 1992. | Photo: Getty Images
Although many will love to believe the idea that their favorite rapper still lives on, most have since accepted that he is gone and not in some Navajo land in New Mexico.
Boss is, however, stating that fans might want to hold on to the hope a little longer as the details in his documentary were gotten from close family and friends of the rapper.
According to him, the movie is not fiction, and it is solid facts acquired from the rapper's inner circle. Boss also revealed that the rapper's family are aware of the movie, they have seen the title, and they are ok with it.
He is urging fans to wait and see the movie before drawing any conclusion about it. The actor who played Tupac in the movie, Richard Garcia, also revealed that he believes that the rapper did die at the age of 25.
This is not the first time people will be speculating that the rapper is still alive. Suge Jacob Knight, son of former CEO of Death Row Records, Suge Knight, once revealed that the late rapper is alive and lives in Malaysia.
It seems like the legendary rapper Tupac Shakur will always live on in the memories of fans, friends, and families who's stayed true to him over the years.