NEW YORK, NY – “Snapped,” Oxygen Media’s longest running true-crime franchises, will premiere the two-hour special, “Snapped Notorious: Tupac Shakur.” The special will focus on the pivotal six day period leading up to the death of one of hip-hop’s greatest rappers, and will retrace his final steps in Las Vegas before he was viciously gunned down. It will also examine the evolution of Tupac’s friendship with legendary rapper Biggie Smalls, which became embroiled in a collision course that ended in tragedy. “Snapped Notorious: Tupac Shakur” premieres on Sunday, September 10th at 6PM ET/PT. For a sneak peek, please visit: http://www.oxygen.com/snapped/season-21/videos/snapped-notorious-tupac-shakur-airs-on-september-10th
Marking the 21stanniversary of his death “Snapped Notorious: Tupac Shakur,” will examine the unsolved case from his previous clashes with danger, to his rap rivalries, to the east coast vs. west coast feuds and theories that still shadow the case today. The special will feature in-depth interviews with his first manager, Leila Steinberg; friend, Danny Boy; founder of Rap Coalition, Wendy Day; rapper, Charli Baltimore; Music Journalist, Touré; DJ Mister Cee; Music Journalist, Brennan Williams and rapper and Tupac’s close friend, Yo-Yo.
Oxygen is the new home to high quality true crime programming and is the fastest growing cable entertainment network among total viewers in total day, up +54% year over year.
"Snapped Notorious" is produced by Jupiter Entertainment with Stephen Land, Allison Wallach and Matt Sprouse serving as executive producers and Elaine Kavanagh as co-executive producer. For more information, visit www.oxygen.com.