FX has released a “Tupac and Afeni Shakur” teaser for its upcoming five-part docuseries “Dear Mama” which will premiere with two episodes on April 21, 2023 on FX and stream on Hulu.
“Dear Mama” examines the relationship between revolutionary musician Tupac Shakur and his mother, the Black Panther activist, Afeni Shakur.
Check out the new teaser below:
From award-winning director Allen Hughes (The Defiant Ones) comes FX’s Dear Mama, a deeply personal five-part series that defies the conventions of traditional documentary storytelling to share an illuminating saga of mother and son, Afeni and Tupac Shakur. Their story chronicles the possibilities and contradictions of the U.S. from a time of revolutionary fervor to Hip Hop culture’s most ostentatious decade.
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 also watch the trailer for the series below:
A Disney+ international release date has not been announced yet.