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 Tupac Shakur’s dream restaurant may finally open, and it’s all thanks in part to rap star Nas.

According to Page Sixx, Sweet Chick — the Lower East Side restaurant that’s backed by Nas — will launch a Powamekka Café pop-up to coincide with Shakur’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Shakur, who died in 1996, apparently imagined an eatery called the Powamekka Café, which he meticulously detailed in three pages of a notebook — complete with blue prints, recipes and a logo.

His handwritten plans for the place detailed a spot where patrons could “play and parlay” and “escape the worldz cold reality” while being served “down home Southern” food. The notes reportedly included restroom signs marked, “Divaz” and “Playaz.”

The pop-up is slated to go down on April 7 to 9, and the concept’s been created with the blessing of Shakur’s estate.

Tupac-inspired dishes will include meatloaf, gumbo and “his cousin Jamala’s fried chicken wings,” organizers said. The place will include a collection from Shakur’s archives, including photos, poetry and memorabilia from his favorite artists.

If you don’t recall, Nas and Pac famously got into a rap beef early on in their careers but settled their differences before Pac’s death at the 1996 MTV Awards.

We think it’s dope that Nas is helping keep the slain rappers legacy alive.

 

 

 

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It’s Litty! Migos, Jaden Smith & More Turn Up At ‘Bright’ World Premiere

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Netflix definitely made sure the world premiere for their new flick Bright was lit!

Before the films stars including Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Edgar Ramierez and Noomi Rapace hit the black carpet, Migos surprised fans with a pop-up performance.

 (L-R)Quavo, Offset and Takeoff perform at the Premiere Of Netflix’s “Bright” at Regency Village Theatre on December 13, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Smith’s son Jaden also rocked the packed crowd at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood.

 Jaden Smith performs at the Premiere Of Netflix’s “Bright” at Regency Village Theatre on December 13, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Artists featured on the soundtrack BRIGHT: THE ALBUM including Portugal The Man, Machine Gun Kelly, Ty Dolla $ign, Kiiara, Slushie, Grey, Dram, and Bebe Rexha also hit up the premiere.

Bebe Rexha and Machine Gun Kelly arrive at the Premiere Of Netflix’s “Bright” at Regency Village Theatre on December 13, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Will also snapped some fun flicks with his son Jaden before greeting fans and speaking with reporters including HipHollywood.

He told HipHollywood that he was super excited to reunite with his Suicide Squad director David Ayer for the film, and would “work with him whenever he wants to.

“I love his madness how he creates,” gushes Smith. “How he thinks about scenes, the way he works with actors, it’s some of the best psychological work of any director I’ve ever worked with.”

In the film Smith plays an LAPD cop in a mythical world of orcs, elves and fairies … and Ayer told us, he couldn’t think of anyone better for the role.

“We had such a good time on Suicide Squad together and this role is kind of perfect for him, it’s an edgy movie, buts it’s funny. He’s got the best sense of humor of anybody I know.”

BRIGHT debuts on Netflix December 22. Peep the newest trailer below.

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