Icini Studios is a YouTube channel related to the rap star icon Tupac Shakur aka 2PAC. The channel is guilty of fabricating stories claiming to have proof the rapper is alive. In this article we present to you facts.
Icini Studios joined YouTube on July 23, 2006, and has more than 220 videos and 23 million lifetime views. In the latest series of videos, an old man can be seen called Michael Nice.
The Tupac related channel Icini Studios and Michael Nice together promise in the video title that they will show proof 2PAC is alive but don’t deliver time and time again, also known as clickbaiting.
Why does the hoaxer repeatedly use the phrase ‘2Pac is alive’? Because it’s a very hot phrase to use.
2PAC is alive
Throughout the video collection, the YouTube channel love to use the trendy search phrase ‘2PAC is alive’ regardless the content is not related to the search term. Conclusion, out of 220 videos 147 videos have the search phrase in the title. That’s a lot of evidence the rapper is alive.
The phrase ‘2Pac Alive’ is searched monthly between the 1,000 to 10,000 times on Google with a bid of at least € 1.30 to € 7.65. Google trends tells the phrase is rising again to understand the motive of the hoaxer. Combine that with the clickbait titles you can generate beautiful monthly income based on lies.
2PAC photo hoax
The video claims that Michael Nice has photographic evidence that 2PAC is alive. In the video where is claimed that the video will show smoking gun evidence the rapper is still alive, Nice pulls out a self printed photo displaying three people.
“I’ve got proof and evidence this is a copy of the picture as a copy I’ve got the original safe with my barristers and legal team if anything should happen to me that picture will be released,” says Nice.
In reality, the photo was stolen from the nonprofit global wilderness school NOLS. This first appeared on the official Instagram account of NOLS not on the YouTube channel of Icini Studios. The channel can discredit this fact by showing the original photo with date, which he can’t.
“It’s mad disrespectful to you and to 2pac…I commented on his video and let him know I made him,” says most likely the photographer to the person, who is labeled by the hoaxer as 2PAC, Will Bunten Wamaru.
When the lie was exposed by Lions Ground and other YouTubers the hoaxer reacted defensively.
“You never mention why the fake photo was put out? The press tracked down nice and agents wanted to intercept the real evidence. Nice had a plan and once again outfoxed the agents.And lastly you never mention Nice’s panther connection Veronza Bowers, hes doing more for the panthers than you bro and he’s white,” says Icini Studios.
We have asked Veronza’s legal defense Mr. Garfield and youngest sister Mrs. Rhonda Woodruff Jones for comment.
Mike Tyson Hoax
In a video of August 6, it is claimed that Mike Tyson has left a voice message. In the video, description and title it is made very clear.
But when he was confronted, the YouTube channel Icini Studios admitted it is a hoax.
“The phone convo was a fun video, That’s what someone sent into us. We thought we would put it out anyway because it was entertaining. Likely a prank by someone,” says Icini Studios.
— Lions Ground (@lionsground) October 3, 2018
Tabloids like The Sun refer to a statement by Michael Nice to TMZ. “Michael previously told TMZ: Why you think nobody been arrested if they said they the one that killed Tupac?”
Michael Nice stole this from Suge Knight. In 2014, Knight told TMZ that Tupac was actually alive, saying, “Why you think nobody been arrested if they said they the one that killed Tupac? Because Tupac not dead. If he was dead, they’d be arresting those dudes for murder. You know he’s somewhere smoking a Cuban cigar on an island.”
Private plane claim
In the video it is claimed Michael Nice provided real evidence of Tupac’s escape and finally reveals his whole involvement in the escape plot and exactly what happened that night in Vegas.
You quickly discover that no evidence is shown. It is just a video of Vegas and the inside of a plane that does not confirm the claims of Nice with factual evidence. The video received fierce criticism by his viewers.
“LIKE I SAID HE’S LYING JUS LIKE ALL THESE OTHER MFS CASHING IN..,” says one of his viewers.
If you go through the entire video archive of the infamous YouTube channel, you quickly come to the conclusion that it is about a serial hoaxer, a person who distributes misleading and false information for money.
People who have doubts about the content are labeled as a cointle agent. This is a desperate attempt to ridicule and dispute the facts.
When a channel is being dissed by its own viewers you know the channel is not clean.
Icini Studios aka Michael Nice hoaxer confirmed.
On September 27, 2018 all the content of this hoaxer suddenly were unavailable.
He told Lions Ground the videos were censored. But a few days later the hoax videos have been set to public again.
He deleted his comment under LG’s video to clean up his tracks.
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