The centre is being constructed in Georgia, where the slain rapper's family live...

Work has begun on an arts centre in the memory of late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR .

The centre is being constructed in Stone Mountain, Georgia, according to MTV news. The rapper’s family have been living in the area for approximately ten years.

The centre, The Tupac Amaru Center for the Arts, is set to feature an art gallery and studio, as well as a garden commemorating the memory of Shakur . The centre is due to open in 2003.