Madonna Attends Opening of Tupac Musical

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Madonna attended Monday night’s performance of the new Broadway musical ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’, a showcase of the music of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur.¬†Shakur’s mother Afeni Shakur, the show’s producer, also attend the debut performance. The day would have been Shakur’s 43rd birthday.

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Holler If You Here Me‘, was written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon. The show takes a look into the world of Tupac Shakur’s music and lyrics, while also exploring friendship, family, revenge, change and hope.

Shakur is regarded in some Hip Hop circles as a 20th Century prophet whose life was tragically cut short at the young age of 25.

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Madonna had been linked to the Rap star in the early 90’s, but has never commented on their relationship as a couple.¬†The Material Girl posted a picture of herself with Tupac’s on Instagram. Her comment read: “The real Ballerz Don’t hate!”