Rare 2pac photos and rare video footage of Tupac Shakur has become the theme for 2019.
Mike Miller, Los Angeles based photographer/director, has photographed iconic musicians. His book titled ‘West Coast Hip Hop: A History In Pictures, containts some of those iconic stars. Icons such as NWA, Snoop, House Of Pain and Tupac Shakur. Purchase Mike Miller Photography Book
In celebration of ‘Thug Life Volume 1’ anniversary release we have been blessed with higher quality music videos. ‘How Long Will They Mourn Me‘ and ‘Cradle To The Grave‘ both have been re-released in higher quality this month.
Mike Miller has joined the celebration and release of rare Tupac photos, by releasing via his Instagram, a never before seen photo of Tupac and the Thug Life group.
In 1994, Michael S. Miller, would take some of the most iconic photos in the Tupac legacy. A photo shoot for the Thug Life: Volume 1 album. An album that featured Big Syke, Macadoshis, Mopreme, The Rated R and Tupac Shakur. The photograph of Tupac holding up his middle finger is forever engraved beyond the Hip Hop culture. The image appeared in the insert of the album cover booklet and would also appear at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2017.
Capturing Thug Life In 1994
Since then Mike Miller continues his passion for photography. Not to mention has released many of those Tupac photos via his offical instagram account @mikemillerphoto. On April 23, 2019 Mike Miller didn’t disappoint as he released another rare 2pac photo from that 1994 Thug Life shoot.
In related news, Chi Modu, another well known photographer, over time has shared his own rare 2pac photos. Photos that also has included Outlawz member and was shot in 1995 for the Source Magazine. View more photos from the classic photoshoot by Chu Modu.