There are already a number of documentaries put together about the life and death of Tupac - and a biopic for good measure. But 12 Years a Slave and Shame director Steve McQueen has signed on to direct another feature-length documentary about the late rapper, who has killed 20 years ago and was recently inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame.

"I am extremely moved and excited to be exploring the life and times of this legendary artist. I attended NYU film school in 1993 and can remember the unfolding hip-hop world and mine overlapping with Tupac’s through a mutual friend in a small way." McQueen said in a statement. "Few, if any shined brighter than Tupac Shakur. I look forward to working closely with his family to tell the unvarnished story of this talented man."