Dear Mama Fx show release date in the United States is on Friday 21 April. Dear Mama follows the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur and his mother Afeni Shakur.
The two episodes of the revolutionary story among the five premiered on FX. The first episode is titled 'Panther Power', where the life of teenage Tupac is shown.
Similarly, the second episode 'Changes,' showcases how the hip-hop legend became a mainstream rapper. Meanwhile, it also depicts how the political involvement of his mom Afeni affected him.
'So Many Tears', the third episode will air next Friday 28 April as per IMDb. The fourth and fifth ones 'Ambitionz Az A Ridah' and 'Until the End of Time' will be released subsequently on 5th May and 12th May.
IMDb has already given a 7.6-star rating to the series about the renowned rapper and poet who would have been 51 years old today.
Where To Watch Dear Mama?
Dear Mama Fx Tv series can be watched on FX Networks from 21 April 2023. You can catch it on Hulu from the 22nd of April.
Other than that streaming platforms like Amazon Prime Video, Sling TV, DirectTV Stream, and Vidgo, can be used to watch the show as per Billboard.
On Hulu, you can get a 30-day free trial and subscribe to watch the remaining episodes by paying $7.99/month with Ads. If you want to enjoy the inspiring tale of a mother and a son without any Ads, you can go for a $14.99/month plan.
Those outside the U.S. can use Virtual Private Networks (VPN) like NordVPN and ExpressVPN to catch the inspiring story of Tupac and his momma.
Dear Mama Cast
Dear Mama docuseries cast include Snoop Dog, Eminem, Gobi M. Rahimi and E.D.I. Mean is also featured in the biographical series.
Since it is a true story based on real events, documented by the director Allen Hughes, all the cast members are not acting but appearing as themselves.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. is an American rapper who goes by the stage name Snoop Dog. He rose to fame when his singles 'Dre Day', 'G' Thang', and 'Nuthin' became hits.
Born on 20 October 1971, he is 51 years old currently. Broadus Jr. collaborated with Tupac in 1996 for the song Wanted 'Dead' or Alive.
Both rap legends worked as the songwriter in this single. Unfortunately, that same year, Shakur was shot and killed.
On 16 May 1997, it was finally released posthumously. In the music video, Snoop Dogg can be seen running away from the police as shots of the departed rapper play along.
In this way, Calvin Cordozar and Tupac were quite close. In 2012, Snoop Dogg performed the song 'All Eyez on Me' as a tribute to his deceased friend.
Meanwhile, he has shared the trailer of the docuseries on his Instagram with more than 80 million followers, with the caption, "Tupac’s story for the world 2 see".
Born on 17 October 1972, Marshall Bruce Mathers III is often called the King of HipHop. Under the alias Eminem and Slim Shady, he has gained unparalleled stardom.
His popular songs include Love The Way You Lie ft. Rihanna, 'Mockingbird', and 'When I'm Gone'. The multiple times Grammy nominated musician is also the third most subscribed YouTuber.
The 50-year-old record producer did not get to meet Tupac, but Marshall has been impacted greatly by him. According to Billboard, Eminem learned how to write meaningful songs through Shakur.
Slim Shady did not hold back his feelings and wrote a wholehearted letter to Shakur's mom Afeni. The letter attached with a portrait of Tupac drawn by Marshall himself is safely placed at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center of the Arts.
It is not surprising that Eminem has been a part of the docuseries.
Tyson wrote his name in history as the youngest heavyweight champion of the world. The American former professional boxer is 56 as of April 2023.
In today's time, he is busy serving as an actor, producer, and writer. His life is blissful with 7 children and his current wife Lakiha Spicer.
During an interview Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson, Iron Mike remembered him as someone with the biggest heart in the world.
Furthermore, the heavyweight champion stated that when he was in prison in 1992, the visionary rapper came to meet him.
In March 1985, Mike debuted professionally. His friendship with Tupac was genuine and out in the public. In 1996, Shakur, who loved boxing, was returning after watching the match between Tyson and Bruce Sheldon.
Mike had no idea it would be their last meeting. The tragic incident left everyone speechless, and heartbroken including the boxer.
Since, Tupac's closest friend, Mike has been cast in the series.
Dr. Dre is the professional name of Andre Romelle Young who has made a name for himself as a record producer, record executive, entrepreneur, rapper, and actor.
Andre brought unprecedented changes to the hip-hop world and became one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time as per Rolling Stone.
Dr. Dre and Shakur collaborated on the single 'California Love' which was released on 3 December 1995. Romelle Young was the producer for two songs of Tupac's studio album named 'All Eyez on Me' under 'Death' Row Records.
The 58-year-old veteran in the music industry paid tribute to Tupac in the 2022 Super Bowl along with Snoop Dogg.
Tupac Dear Mama documentary explores the relationship between Tupac and his mother Afeni Shakur. Afeni is a prominent political activist from the 90s.
On 10th January 1947, Afeni was born Alice Faye Williams in Lumberton, North Carolina, U.S. She breathed her last on 2nd of May 2016, at 69.
Sekyiwa Shakur and Tupac were her 2 children. In her lifetime, Tupac's mom married three men named Lumumba Shakur, Mutulu Shakur, and Gust Davis.
Alice attended the High School of Performing Arts in Manhattan but dropped out before graduation. At age of 21, she became a part of the 'Black' Panther Party, established by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale.
Because Williams was proactively working for the party, she went to jail as well. In 1971, she resigned from the political party.
The Docuseries portrays the Complex relationship between Tupac and Afeni
Alice and her son Tupac did not have a conventional mother-son relationship. She had a drug addiction problem, which worsened the bond with her son, so much so that Tupac moved out in 1989.
As it is said 'blood is thicker than water', Tupac loved his mom, and so did she. When the rap legend published it as a song from his third album 'Me Against the World' in 1995, it was an emotional moment for Afeni.
The lyrics 'When I was young, me and my mama had beef' from the song imply that he did not have the smoothest relationship with his mother.
But, as time passed, the rapper understood his mom's perspective, and his respect for her increased, as the lyrics go 'A poor single mother on welfare, tell me how you did it'.
Williams raised her son in poverty as a single parent while going through substance abuse. It is only obvious that Tupac grew up in a complicated household.
Nonetheless, both Shakur and his mama may be a star in the sky, but both of them are alive and remembered through his songs and lyricism.
The creator of the musical biopic Allen Hughes was about to name the show 'Outlaw', but decided to use one of the titles of Shakur's song, and named it.
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