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Back from the dead

How content and technology is giving carked celebrities a new lease on life

Easter may have been and gone, but the resurrections just keep on coming. Most recently, iconic rapper Tupac Shakur has ‘performed’ at the Coachella music festival in the US – 16 years after he was fatally shot in Las Vegas.

Tupac’s appearance came courtesy of a vividly realistic hologram and featured duets with Snoop Dogg, and it sent Twitter users into a, well, twitter as they debated the merits of the show.

Here’s footage of the gig so you can make up your own minds. And what price seeing a holographic Elvis or a Beatles reunion in the future?

 

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