Music Festivals

Watch: Video of Tupac hologram at Coachella performing with Snoop Dogg, "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted," from All Eyez on Me

Update: Read about how Tupac was brought back to life last night at Coachella and check out our Q&A with Nick Smith, co-founder of AV Concepts, the company that helped consult on the technology for the project.

Tupac at Coachella. While there were plenty of memorable performances and an equal number of WTF moments at the first weekend of this year's Coachella, there's only one from last night that we guarantee everyone is talking about this morning, and It happened early this morning around 12:30 or so our time, when the dearly departed Tupac miraculously ascended from the stage during Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre's set. After a shout out to Snoop, Dre and, er, Coachella -- a fest launched three years after his death -- the slain rapper spit posthumous fire on "Hail Mary," followed by a spirited duet with Snoop on "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted," from 'Pac's 1996 album, All Eyez On Me. Everybody presumably knew it was coming, but it still bugged everybody the fuck out.

See the instantaneous reactions of Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator, Katy Perry and our West Coast Sound counterparts, who've been providing round-the-clock coverage.

THAT TUPAC SHIT WAS SCARY. IT WASNT EVEN COOL OR LIKE, OMG THAT SHIT IS SCARY AS FUCK. IM GETTING ANOTHER NIGHT LIGHT FUCK THAT. 12 minutes ago via Mobile Web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

This place just went silent. People are genuinely horrified by the Tupac hologram. 21 minutes ago via Twitter for Android ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

I think I might have cried when I saw Tupac. #coachella 4 hours ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

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See Also:

Tupac biopic gets greenlight. Here's five ideas of who should play him.

Tupac's mom remembers

2pac would've been forty years old today -- a look back at the five best songs of his career

Review: Snoop Dogg at Fillmore 3/12

Review: Snoop Dogg at SnowBall 3/12

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