It’s been 13 years since 2Pac died on the 13th day of September 1996, yet the void he left in hip-hop–let alone black culture–is gaping, For his anniversary, VIBE revives the fallen icon, if just for a couple minutes, with the first in a series of previously unreleased interview footage from May ‘96. As he discusses a unified rap nation and where he’d be in 2016, ‘Pac is everything we remember: Candid, passionate, prophetic. Rest in peace, Tupac Amaru Shakur.
Here’s part 2 of VIBE’s lost interview with Pac. In this segment, recorded circa 1996, he speaks on Biggie and the Quad Studios shooting incident.