Ice Cube said happy birthday to his late friend Tupac on Instagram yesterday (June 16) and said production is still underway on the N.W.A movie, Straight Outta Compton.

“Happy birthday to the homie Tupac. Shooting the Tupac scene for Straight Outta Compton today, the stars are aligned…” Ice Cube writes under a picture of himself, Tupac and John Singleton, director of Poetic Justice and Boyz N The Hood.

Tupac is not listed as a character on the IMDB cast list for Straight Outta Compton. 

The movie is scheduled to release August 13.

Watch the movie trailer here.

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