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Tupac Amaru Shakur (born as Lesane Parish Crooks)
Birth name Lesane Parish Crooks[1]
Also known as 2Pac, Pac, Makaveli
Date of birth June 16, 1971, New York City Las Vegas U.s Aged(25)
Origin East Harlem, Manhattan, New York
City, New York, U.S.
Genres Hip-hop, Gangsta rap
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Thug Life, Dramacydal, Outlawz

Tupac Amaru Shakur (born as Lesane Parish Crooks) (born June 16, 1971-Died September 13,1996), also known by his stage names Pac, 2Pac, or Makaveli, was an American rapper. In addition to his status as a top-selling recording artist, Shakur was a promising actor and a social activist. Most of Shakur's songs are about growing up amid violence and hardship in ghettos, racism, problems in society, and conflicts with other rappers. Shakur's work is known for advocating political, economic, social and racial equality. Shakur was initially a roadie and backup dancer for the alternative hip hop group Digital Underground.

Shakur became the target of lawsuits and experienced other legal problems. He was later shot five times and robbed in the lobby of a recording studio in New York City. Following the event, Shakur grew suspicious that other figures in the rap industry had prior knowledge of the incident and did not warn him; the controversy helped spark the East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry. Shakur was later a convicted sex offender, guilty of sexual abuse. After serving eleven months of his sentence, he was released from prison on an appeal financed by Marion "Suge" Knight, the CEO of Death Row Records. In exchange for Suge's assistance, Shakur agreed to release 3 albums under the Death Row label. On September 7,1996 Túpac was in Las Vegas during the mike Tyson fight when he got into a fight with a Southside crip Orlando Anderson in the mgm. Hours later Túpac was going to club 662 when he and Suge were ambushed Tupac being shot multiple times by a unknown gunmen in a drive by shooting in the arm,thigh and Twice in the chest with Suge Knight getting injured in the head. Tupac was transported to university Medical Center In southern Nevada. Six days later after surgeries on attempt to save his life Túpac Shakur was Pronounced dead at 4:03 at from internal bleeding he sustained from the shooting at the university medical center. He was twenty five years old.


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2017 All Eyez on Me


  1. Flame Hip-Hop p. 41