At this year’s Coachella, the late Tupac Shakur was brought back to life as a hologram to perform alongside Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. Video of the concert has become an instant sensation, helping to push the possibility of a “virtual tour” in the near future. On this week’s BTR Pulse, host Lauren Hawker asks New Yorkers what they think of the late rapper’s resurrection and who they would like to see represented as a hologram.
Featured song: “Hammers and Vogues (feat. Curren$y) by Stalley
Earlier this week, BTR’s Jakob Schnaidt explored this topic in an article. Read it here: http://tiny.cc/8d3mdw
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