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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Tupac Is Also In Star Wars Now
April 18, 2012
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A lot of the coverage of Tupac Shakur's virtual return to the stage at Coachella mentioned the similarity between the hologram-style technology used to create his performance and the holographic communication used in the Star Wars movies. Now Sethward Productions has taken the comparison to its logical conclusion in a video called 'R2-D2's Other Message'.

It's a pretty seamless blend of West Coast hip hop and a galaxy far, far away. Check it out below:

In other Tupac holo-news, the virtual version of the rapper has his own Twitter account. You can follow the exploits of the imaginary artist, who describes himself in simple terms - "I rap and I'm a hologram" - @HologramTupac. Meanwhile, Coachella's official video of the virtual performance is no longer on their YouTube channel. You can still catch the hologram in action here, for now.

Related stories on Strombo.com:

Coachella 2012: First Weekend Round-Up

AWESOME THING OF THE DAY: Star Wars Guitars

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