Pay tribute to 2PAC’s life, music & influence with his SiriusXM channel
Revisit the artistic origins of one of the most influential figures in music with the return of The 2PAC Channel, celebrating the life and legacy 2PAC in honour of Black Music Month.
For the entire month, the exclusive channel will take you on a comprehensive journey through 2PAC’s life and music career. Through first-hand, exclusive commentary from 2PAC’s close friends and peers, including E.D.I. Mean, an original member of 2PAC’s group The Outlawz, you’ll get a deeper understanding of what makes him the voice of a generation. The channel also features an original series where artists, and celebrities like Snoop Dogg and Too Short will Guest DJ their personal favourites from the legendary artist. The 2PAC Channel is available now on the SXM App through June 30 and will run on satellite on Channel 105 from June 15 through June 21.
The relaunch of The 2PAC Channel coincides with the debut of The Whitney Channel and Notorious Radio, as well as the return of The Prince Channel. SiriusXM has collaborated with these iconic artists’ teams to deliver unique radio listening experiences that can only be found on SiriusXM. Pandora’s popular Black Music Forever Radio will also extend to its own SiriusXM channel, Black Music Forever Radio.SiriusXM will feature additional special programming to celebrate Black Music Month including one-hour specials hosted by notable contemporary black artists like Pusha T, DaBaby, Fivio Foreign, and Vince Staples, highlighting their musical influences on Hip Hop Nation. The Village Folk Show on The Bridge will air an archival performance from legendary blues musician Taj Mahal on June 5.
SiriusXM will also be airing live event specials in celebration of Black Music Month. GRAMMY®-winner Bobby Brown will discuss his new documentary series in front of a live studio at the LA Garage airing June 1 at 5 pm ET on Heart & Soul. Soul Town will air a performance and commentary from The Manhattans as they kick off the Soul Train Cruise concert series on June 19 at 5 pm ET. Reggae icon Shaggy will perform in-studio with a live audience in celebration of his new album Come FLY Wid Mi on SiriusXM FLY. On Rock the Bells Radio from June 1 through June 6, LL COOL J will guide listeners through his influential album Bigger and Deffer to mark 35 years since its release. Lastly, Grammy Award®-winning rapper 2 Chainz, will play a special invitation-only concert as part of SiriusXM’s Small Stage Series in Atlanta at Terminal West on Friday, June 17, which will air that night on Hip Hop Nation.