Who would’ve thought that Tupac Shakur would become one of 2012’s leading music industry figures?
Ever since Dr. Dre brought the dead rapper’s hologram to Coachella last April, the nation’s long-dormant love of holograms has come to the forefront. Not only did Dre toy with the idea of actually taking Faux Tupac on tour with him, but others got in on the virtual-resurrection action: TLC announced plans to project the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes on a Jumbotron during live shows, the Jackson Brothers have reportedly kicked around the idea of hitting the road with a Michael Jackson hologram, and an Elvis Presley hologram is already in the works.
And the beat goes on: It’s looking like Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and even Marilyn Monroe might all “return” in hologram form soon. READ FULL STORY