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I know I wasn’t the only excited to see that super director John Singleton had signed on for the Tupac biopic, and I can’t be mad at him either for dropping the project.  Why because he is keeping it real….

“The reason I am not making this picture is because the people involved aren’t really respectful of the legacy of Tupac Amaru Shakur.”

Singleton went to social media to let fans know why he dropped out his that he is making other plans for his own project.

“They have no true love for ‘Pac so this movie will not be made with love,” he said. “And that’s why my ass isn’t involved! If Tupac knew what was going on he’d ride on all these fools and take it to the streets…but I won’t do that. I’ll just make my own project.”

Sounds like the people behind this project were in for it for the money.  Are we surprised?  I’ll wait for Singletons movie to come out!

Real talk! The reason I am not making this picture is because the people involved aren’t really respectful of the legacy of Tupac Amaru Shakur. I won’t say much if you want you can read my articles in Hollywood Reporter on authenticity in Black Storytelling … To Pac’s real fans just know I am still planning a movie on Tupac … It doesn’t matter what they do mines will be better… Tupac was much more than a hip hop artist … He was a black man guided by his passions … Of most importance was his love of black people and culture … Something the people involved in this movie know nothing about… Real talk! How you gonna make a movie about a man when you suing his mother to get the rights to tell his story?! They have no true love 4 Pac so this movie will not be made with love! And that’s why my ass isn’t involved ! If Tupac knew what was going on he’d ride on all these fools and take it to the streets… But I won’t do that … I’ll just make my own project. What Yall think about that?!!

A photo posted by JOHN SINGLETON (@realjohnsingleton) on Apr 7, 2015 at 3:53pm PDT

Real talk! The reason I am not making this picture is because the people involved aren’t really respectful of the legacy of Tupac Amaru Shakur. I won’t say much if you want you can read my articles in Hollywood Reporter on authenticity in Black Storytelling … To Pac’s real fans just know I am still planning a movie on Tupac … It doesn’t matter what they do mines will be better… Tupac was much more than a hip hop artist … He was a black man guided by his passions … Of most importance was his love of black people and culture … Something the people involved in this movie know nothing about… Real talk! How you gonna make a movie about a man when you suing his mother to get the rights to tell his story?! They have no true love 4 Pac so this movie will not be made with love! And that’s why my ass isn’t involved ! If Tupac knew what was going on he’d ride on all these fools and take it to the streets… But I won’t do that … I’ll just make my own project. What Yall think about that?!!

A photo posted by JOHN SINGLETON (@realjohnsingleton) on Apr 7, 2015 at 3:53pm PDT

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