Tupac’s live performance at Coachella in hologram form was such a success that there’s talk about taking “him” out on tour. The Wall Street Journal reports that Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre are thinking about a virtual tour, which could either hit clubs or stadiums, if they were able to bring in other rappers, like Eminem, 50 Cent and Wiz Khalifa.
Snoop and Dre commissioned a company to create the Tupac “hologram.” It’s actually not a full-on hologram, because it’s still a 2-D image. The company says Dre has a massive vision for this.There’s no comment from Snoop or Dr. Dre. Also, it’s unclear if the technology is where it needs to be for this to be possible, or if that would take further development.Tupac’s hologram that appeared on stage with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at Coachella will be back for their second Coachella gig this weekend.
According to Digital Domain, Dre checked with Tupac’s mother, who approved of her son’s likeness carrying on his musical legacy. It’s been more than 15 years since Tupac died.