One of the main thrills this past Sunday at Coachella was Tupac Shakurs surprise Performance. By now the word has spread about the 2pac hologram performance which was rather remarkable, considering he’s been dead since 1996.
The hologram’s performance was probably the most talked about thing this weekend.
This rebirth of one of the greatest rappers of all time was probably the coolest thing to be done at a concert in a while. Also, it’s most definitely broadened our perception on concerts. With the two heavy hitters of rapping, Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, performing on stage with the hologram of 2pac the crowd went wild.
The craziest thing was that it seemed like Tupac was actually there. When Snoop Dogg hit the stage and started his verse the hologram of 2pac would actually would turn to him accompany his verse and gesture to him as if Tupac was actually alive on stage. It was one of those jaw dropping sights to see.
During the performance Tupac rapped along to “2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted” and “Hail Mary”. 2pac also name checked Coachella while hyping up the audience.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the hologram image of Pac is a 2D image. The company behing the performance is called Digital Domain. They are well knowned for their Oscar-winning visuals in the film “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” starring Brad Pitt. The company used an image that is bounced off the ground and onto and invisible screen, a technique that was originated in 1862.
From most of the hype that’s been spreading around the web lately it seems that many viewers of the performance were blown away the the how real it seemed to be.
The latest rumors about a hologram Tupac Tour has also been spreading around the Web. Talks about resurrecting other artists like The Beatles or Bob Marley, Bringing back strong political leaders and reliving the past are also spreading around the Web. This should definitely be interesting.
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