Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 â€“ September 13, 1996), known by his stage namesÂ 2Pac (or simplyÂ Pac) andÂ Makaveli, was an AmericanÂ rapper. Shakur had sold over 75 million albums worldwide as of 2007,Â making him one of theÂ best-selling music artists in the world. In the United States alone he has sold 37.5Â million records.Â Rolling Stone Magazinenamed him the 86th Greatest Artist of All Time.
Posted By:Â @djmikesessions
(Check Out Pic’s After The Jump)
In addition to his career as a rap artist, he was also an actor.Â The themes of most of Tupac’s songs are the violence and hardship in inner cities, racism, other social problems, and conflicts with other rappers during theÂ East Coast â€“ West Coast hip hop rivalry. Shakur began his career as aÂ roadie andÂ backup dancer for theÂ alternative hip hop groupÂ Digital Underground.
On September 7, 1996, Shakur was shot four times in theÂ Las Vegas metropolitan area of Nevada. He was taken to theÂ University Medical Center, where he died 6 days later of respiratory failure and cardiac arrest.
Tupac Shakur was a prolific hip-hop superstar who is still loved till this day!!
Please leave a comment expressing your love for Tupac