Five-part Tupac Shakur documentary series in the works

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A five-part documentary series chronicling the life of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur is currently in the works.

According to Deadline, director Allen Hughes closed a deal with the Shakur Estate, giving him full access to the late hip hop icon's released and unreleased recordings and writings.

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Hughes and Shakur began working together in the 1990s until a fist fight tore them apart and left Shakur in jail for 15 days.

The rapper reportedly apologized for the incident shortly before his death in 1996.

Hughes, who is behind a critically acclaimed HBO docuseries on Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, will be executive producer with Lasse Järvi and Charles D. King. Tom Pellegrini has also been tapped as a producer. No release date for the project has been announced.

This will be the "first definitive, comprehensive project on Shakur with the full cooperation of the estate," according to Deadline.