Angie Martinez To Be Portrayed In Tupac's "All Eyez On Me" Biopic
The personality of the radio gave the news of Tupac's death.
The cast of Tupac's All Eyez on Me biopic has added a member, as the actress Lian Amado has been recruited to portray the radio personality Angie Martinez in the film, according to the radio station that hosts Martinez, Power 105.
"What a dream!" Beloved writes on Instagram with a photo of herself in costume as Martinez. "THANKS BE TO GOD. Thanks @lthutton @boomlife@someysinclair @iboogiecabrera for this opportunity! So excited I'm playing #AngieMartinez #Tupac movie, #ALLEYEZONME. I grew up listening to it, they want to make you feel proud of me!"
Martinez spent many years in the New York of the radio station's rival, Hot 97, before announcing his departure in June 2014. She's now host of his own afternoons on Power 105.
During his time in the air, Martinez interviewed Tupac and covered his career. According to a recent interview with the People of his forthcoming autobiography, My Voice, she says that the news that Tupac was murdered in Las Vegas, when she was in the air.
"I had to tell the whole city," she says. "The mind, there is neither Twitter, nor Instagram ... People in New York discovered Tupac died for me."
Demetrius Shipp, Jr., is scheduled to play the main role of the West Coast rapper in All Eyez on Me.
View images of Lian Loved to portray Angie Martinez on the set of Tupac All Eyez on Me biopic below: