Tupac: Changes

It's a new year, and it's full of promise. This year is already rife with change, too. Gizmodo is no exception. Today, we welcome Annalee Newitz as the new editor-in-chief of Gizmodo and bid farewell to Brian Barrett, who's off to start a new site with the Awl. » 1/15/15 7:00pm 1/15/15 7:00pm

Make a DIY 3D "Hologram" Like the One That Brought Tupac Back to Life

This Is How the Tupac Hologram That Wasn't Really a Hologram Worked

We already knew that the Tupac Hologram wasn't really a hologram but actually just a modern regurgitation of the old mid-19th century trick known as "Pepper's Ghost". If you were confused on how that illusion worked, be confused no more! Here it is. » 4/18/12 1:40pm 4/18/12 1:40pm

Conan Had Hologram Rappers Before It Was Cool

While the internet was busy drooling over the appearance of a hologram Tupac at Coachella yesterday, a certain late night talk show host was not so happy. Conan O'Brien proved last night that he, in fact, was the first to utilize the technology. Not only that, he actually employed the hologram. That is one… » 4/17/12 10:17am 4/17/12 10:17am

Hologram Creator Explains How a $400,000 Tupac Came To Be

The video of a dead Tupac Shakur rapping on stage at Coachella is really quite amazing. Now, the creator of the hologram has explained to MTV how he brought the rapper back to life. » 4/17/12 3:37am 4/17/12 3:37am

Watch a Dead Tupac Perform As a Hologram at Coachella

If you were curious as to how a dead Tupac and Nate Dogg were going to "perform" at Coachella, well, here it is. Not looking a day over 25, the digitally created Tupac Shakur hologram acknowledged the Coachella crowd and rapped two of his songs. » 4/16/12 9:15am 4/16/12 9:15am

Pope's MySpace Music Playlist Includes Tupac and Muse

His Holiness is either trying to "get down with the bambini" or he really does enjoy listening to 2PAC's 'Changes' and Muse's 'Uprising.' Presumably he can relate to the lyrics "I'm tired of being poor and even worse I'm black." » 12/03/09 5:35am 12/03/09 5:35am