The Murders of Tupac and Bigger has to be the most popular unsolved crime that ever took place. USA Network’s true crime murder drama. Ahead of the 2018 premiere, the first trailer has hit the net. Directed by Anthony Hemingway (“The People v. O.J. Simpson”), the series stars Marcc Rose (Straight Outta Compton) as Shakur and Wavyy Jonez as B.I.G.
The true-crime drama series follows LAPD Detectives Russell Poole and Greg Kading as they work the cases nearly 10 years apart, and sheds new light on the demise of Tupac and Biggie Smalls’ friendship that ultimately led to the legendary East Coast vs. West Coast hip hop rivalry,” reads the series’ synopsis.
Tupac died Sept. 13, 1996 after an unsolved shooting in Las Vegas. Biggie passed a few months later, on March 9, 1997 following another unsolved shooting, this time in Los Angeles.
Both rappers have been featured on several crime shows. Soledad O’Brien and Ice-T recently hosted their own Shakur and B.I.G.-inspired series, “Who Shot Biggie & Tupac.”