The understanding that Tupac Shakur’s family will never allow his image or likeness to be used commercially has not stopped a drink manufacturing company from offering a cool million for the song which features in the newly unearthed sex tape of the deceased rapper.

Following news that such a sex tape – in which Tupac apparently received oral sex while a previously unreleased track of his is heard to playing in the background – exists, two porn companies are allegedly throwing around offers for the footage, while the drink company NOHO want the music to use in their hangover-fighting tonic commercials.

NOHO’s offer will be thwarted, however, by Tupac’s family who are quite clear on the notion that they “will sue anyone who tries to sell a Tupac tape”.

Tupac Amaru Shakur – who has been named by Rolling Stone as one of┬áthe “100 Immortal Artists Of All Time”, and is widely regarded as one of the most influential rappers of all time – has been the subject of numerous documentaries following his tragic drive-by shooting in 1996.

Conspiracy theories still abound, and no one has ever been charged with his death. The connection between Tupac and fellow-rapper Biggie Smalls death, while investigated, is still one of the most compelling unsolved mysteries in modern pop culture.

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