Immersive Tupac Shakur exhibit comes to LA Live this week

Controversial or revolutionary, however you perceive the late artist Tupac Shakur, a new immersive museum exhibit will show you the evolution of the man whose life was taken 25 years ago. A new museum, entitled "Wake Me When I'm Free" opens at LA Live Friday. 

With exhibits on his childhood, growing up with a mother who was an active Black Panther, to his original works — including notebooks filled with poems and songs in his own handwriting, visitors get a glimpse of Shakur’s heart and mind throughout the exhibit. 

Of course, his film roles are also showcased as well as memorabilia never seen before. 


"We intentionally created a thought-provoking experience, so it gives context to who Tupac was," said Jeremy Hodges, the exhibit's creative director. "Everyone's going to come in with a preconceived notion of who he was as a person, but when you walk through here you will understand the meaning behind his madness, the meaning behind his words, his poetry, and who he was truly as a revolutionary spirit." 

The Tupac Shakur: Wake Me When I’m Free exhibit opens Friday, more information and tickets can be found at

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