Episode 37

Published on:

3rd Aug 2023

Dear Mama (part 2)

He was a kid from the Bay Area with a difficult relationship with his mother. And while most kids could relate to that kind of situation, only one kid was the multitalented and charismatic son of Afeni Shakur, a controversial leader in the Black Panther Party.

Episode 2 of the documentary series “Dear Mama: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur” explores Tupac’s initial commercial success and controversy.

Dear Mama on IMDb

Where to Watch: Hulu

Black Power to Black People: Branding the Black Panther Party at Poster House, New York City


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About the Podcast

Hip Hop Movie Club
Celebrating and re-examining old and new hip hop-themed films
This show is for Gen X hip hop fans who want to relive the glory days and reconsider classic and modern hip hop films from a current day perspective. Together we explore some of the societal issues raised in these films, discuss fascinating trivia, and suggest whether this film is worth your time. In any case, you'll be a smarter hip hop fan by the end of each episode.

HHMC is brought to you by a trio of longtime hip hop fans: JB, an 80s and 90s nostalgia junkie, Boogie, a veteran DJ and graffiti artist, and DynoWright, serial podcaster and filmmaker.