During its presentation at the Winter 2023 Television Critics Association Press Tour, FX announced that its upcoming five-part docuseries “Dear Mama” will premiere with two episodes on April 21, 2023.
The five-part docuseries tell explores the lives and legacies of mother and son, Afeni and Tupac Shakur. Afeni became a feminist darling of the ’70s, a female leader in the movement amidst the macho milieu of the Black Panther Party. Tupac was a rapper and poet who became known as one of the greatest rap artists of all time. Their story chronicles the possibilities and contradictions of the United States from a time of revolutionary fervor to hip-hop culture’s most ostentatious decade.
Allen Hughes serves as executive producer, writer and director along with executive producer and writer Lasse Järvi and executive producers Quincy Delight Jones III (QD3), Staci Robinson, Nelson George, Charles King, Peter Nelson, Adel “Future” Nur, Jamal Joseph and Ted Skillman. The series is produced by A Defiant Ones Media Group Production and An Amaru Entertainment Production in association with MACRO and DreamCrew Entertainment.
You can watch a teaser trailer for “Dear Mama” below.
A Disney+ international release date has not been announced yet.