Tupac was considered for Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

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There is no denying that Tupac was multitalented. He was one of the world’s best rappers and a pretty decent actor (Juice, Poetic Justice and Above the Rim). According to a new interview with Death Row Records’ former Chief Engineer Rick Clifford, 2Pac was set to be a Jedi too. “He said ‘Old Man, keep your fingers crossed, I got three movies coming up. One of them I gotta read for George Lucas’”, Clifford added. “They wanted him to be a Jedi. Yes, I’m serious. Samuel L. got Tupac’s part.” It seems Shakur, who studied acting at the Baltimore School For The Arts before becoming a music star, would have played Mace Windu, a Jedi Master on the High Council. Lucas has yet to comment on the statement.

‘Now you’re ’bout to feel the wrath of a menace.’ – lyrics from Hit ‘Em Up

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