According to IMDB, amongst other sources. This was probably due to the fact that Tupac said that Carrey was his favorite actor and used to imitate him.
The Mobb Deep rapper was a guest on The Mo’nique show recently and went into his rich musical family history. Click here to watch the interview
His grandfather, Budd Johnson, and his uncle Keg Johnson are remembered for their contributions to the Bebop era of jazz while his mother, Fatima Frances Collins, sang in The Crystals and recorded such hits as “Da Doo Ron Ron” and “Then He Kissed Me”.
50 Cent just made a quick $400 million when Coca-Cola agreed to buy Glaceau, the maker of Vitamin Water for $4.1 billion.
The rapper owns 10% of Glaceau, which makes 50 Cent’s signature drink - the Formula 50.
The three Brooklyn natives attended Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School in Brooklyn, New York. Biggie and Busta was there first and later Jay-Z was transferred to the school.
Check him speaking about it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZnN6vNAMfY
When he was in Baltimore, Tupac Amaru Shakur was in an arts schools and ballet was in the program. Check the video here: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xdveo_tupac-as-a-ballet-dancer_fun
Cameron Diaz appeared on ‘Lopez Tonight’ spoke enthusiastically about a range of topics. Recounting her high school days in Long Beach, she recalls having bought marijuana from fellow classmate — Snoop Dogg.
Eazy-E attended a fund raising event that President George H.W. Bush attended, but effectively was invited by accident.
This was quoted in the song “Dreams” by Game:
The dream of Eric Wright, that’s what I’m givin’ you/Who walked through the White House without a business suit/Compton hat, jheri curl drippin’ on Ronald Reagans shoes
In what sounds like an urban Cinderella story, Birdman signed the pre-teen, who then took on the moniker Lil Wayne. Birdman then stepped up to the plate for Carter’s own absentee father, taking the 12-year-old under his proverbial wing, adopting Lil Wayne as his own son.