Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg didn’t just bring out the Tupac hologram at Coachella, they had some pretty awe-inspiring live guests as well: Eminem, 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar, Warren G and Wiz Khalifa. Wiz marched onstage early on to perform his and Snoop’s platinum single “Young, Wild and Free” and wasn’t on hand to witness the holographic Tupac stunt. But the Pittsburgh MC was hyped to share the stage with the living legends.
“I went out before the holographic Tupac so I actually didn’t get to share [the stage],” Khalifa told MTV News on Wednesday during a break from shooting the “Payphone” music video with Maroon 5. “It’s cool. Dr. Dre and Snoop are alive, so that was pretty awesome to be up there with them, but yeah, it was awesome.”
Khalifa admitted that the ‘Pac-o-gram made him a bit uneasy though. “I don’t know, it kinda freaked me out,” he said.
Kendrick Lamar , who performed his new single “The Recipe” alongside Dr. Dre that same night, was excited by the optical illusion. “It was just a crazy feeling, made me think of that one moment when I seen dude in real life,” K. Dot told MTV News.
The Good Doctor told TMZ that he hopes to expand on the technology that was used to resurrect the fallen rap legend onstage. “Right now it’s flat, it just looks like it’s three-dimensional from the front. But I’m working on some new and different things for the future,” he said. “Hopefully, we can see Jimi Hendrix and Marvin Gaye. Let’s see what happens.”