Tupac Shakur helped close the Coachella festival last Sunday - 16 years after his death.
The rapper - who was shot dead in a gang killing in 1996 - appeared on stage as a hologram to perform with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at the annual festival in California.
He gave a spooky rendition of "Hail Mary" before duetting with Snoop on "Ain't Nothin' Like A Gangsta Party," before leaving the festivalgoers with the line, "Coachella, I wanna say thank you for all the love over the years."
The Tupac hologram drew mixed reactions from fans, with one saying it was "wrong on so many levels."
Another person, however, wrote on Twitter, "This is dope," while someone else added, "I told y'all Tupac wasn't dead! (sic)"
The first night of Coachella ended with a big surprise for the festival attendees.
During Jay-Z‘s act, he brought a surprise guest on stage—a woman so “super duper special,” he didn’t even have to address her by name.
Watch Beyonce collaborate with her husband on “Young Forever” above.
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And you thought Paul McCartney’s appearance on the Colbert Report was cool.
Just days ago, the former Beatle officially became a part of this year’s Grammy lineup. Now the 66-year-old is scheduled to perform at his first US concert festival ever.
In addition to McCartney, nearly 130 more artists are slated to play at this spring’s Coachella event. Assuming she is able to make it into the country, Amy Winehouse is expected to make her first appearance on this side of the pond in three years. (Her recent Grammys performance was done via satellite.) Meanwhile, the other acts include The Killers, The Cure, Morrissey, Leonard Cohen, Public Enemy, The Tings Tings, My Bloody Valentine, Okkervil River, James Morrison, Lupe Fiasco, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand and Superchunk. (A full list can be found here.)
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