Benny Boom has directed music videos for some of the most legendary artists of our time, but this year he's tackling one of his biggest projects ever: directing the upcoming Tupac biopic All Eyez on Me.

Demetrius Shipp Jr. will play the role of Pac in the film and portraying such an iconic artist can't be easy. But Benny Boom told Complex News that Shipp's connection to Tupac started long before he landed this role. Call it fate. Check out the interview in the video above.