The Outlawz, Tupac Shakur's Former Rap Crew, Say They Smoked Makaveli's Ashes
When a homie loses his life in the streets, there are all kinds of ways to honor his memory.
You could say a prayer. Get a tattoo. Empty a 40 oz. bottle of Olde English on his grave. Organize an annual celebration of his enduring legacy. Write a musical tribute.
In a video interview with Vlad.TV, Outlawz members Young Noble and E.D.I. confirm that the rapland rumor about an ashy Makaveli joint is indeed fact, not fake.
TicketsSun., Dec. 11, 7:30pm
Django Festival Allstars
TicketsSun., Dec. 11, 8:00pm
Ms. Lauryn Hill - The MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series
TicketsSun., Dec. 11, 8:30pm
Gold Coast Jazz: Jon Faddis Quartet
TicketsWed., Dec. 14, 7:45pm
TicketsThu., Dec. 15, 7:30pm
"Yeah, it's definitely true," Noble insists. "We had a little memorial for him with his mom, his family, and shit. We hit the beach, do a lot of the shit he liked on the beach. Some weed, some chicken wings. He loved orange soda and all that kind of shit. Pac loved that kind of shit. So we was just giving him our own farewell that night."
E.D.I. cuts into the conversation, explaining: "Pac came up with that shit. If you listen to 'Black Jesus,' he says, 'Last wishes, niggas/Smoke my ashes.' So that was a request that he had. Now, how serious he was about it ... We took the shit serious."
So serious, in fact, they seriously did it. "We twisted up some of that great grandaddy California kush and mixed the big homie with it," Noble says, concluding, "So you know, he flowin' through our system. Ya heard."
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.