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Tupac Shakur’s image is famous around the world. But just a handful of iconic shots and private snaps reveal a new story: an extraordinary life through a unique lens.

Tupac Shakur’s image is known around the world. He was one of hip-hop’s most photographed figures. But could just a handful of photos uncover new truths about someone we think we already know? This episode throws a unique lens onto an extraordinary life, focusing on ten defining pictures, from iconic shots to private snaps. Their secrets are revealed by those who were there and those who knew Tupac best.

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59 minutes


Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:07

    Bill Withers

    Kissing My Love

  • 00:25

    Joe Cocker

    Woman to Woman

  • 00:27

    Frank Simmons III

    Tracy's Lullaby (feat. Desean Jones, Ant Boogie, Norah B)

  • 00:59

    Nat King Cole

    Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)


Role Contributor
Narrator Rosalind Eleazar
Director Matthew Hill
Production Manager Jenni Shaw
Series Producer Chris Wilson
Executive Producer Julia Harrington


  • Sat 24 Apr 2021 21:00
  • Sat 24 Apr 2021 21:30
  • Tue 27 Apr 2021 03:15

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