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Tupac Shakur Biography
Tupac Amaru Shakur was best known as the Actor and American Rapper. Lesane Parish Crooks was born on 16 June 1971 – 13 September 1996, known to its stage names 2Pac and Makaveli as well. Many recognize him as one of the greatest rappers of all time. Most of Shakur's work is known for tackling current social problems plaguing cities and is considered a sign of resistance and advocacy to fight injustice.
Tupac Shakur Bio, Wiki, Birthday, Nationality & Religion
|Full Name at Birth||Lesane Parish Crooks|
|Alternative Name||Makaveli, 2Pac, Pac, Tupac, Túpac Amaru, Tupac Shakur, Tupac Amaru Shakur, MC New York, The Don Killuminati|
|Age||25 (age at death) years|
|Birthday||16th June, 1971|
|Birthplace||East Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA|
|Died||13th September, 1996|
|Place of Death||University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Cause of Death||Homicide|
|Buried||Cremated, Ashes scattered|
|Height||5' 9¼” (176 cm)|
|Weight||149lbs (68 kg)|
|Eye Color||Brown – Dark|
|High School||Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States (Transferred), Baltimore School For The Arts, Baltimore, Maryland, United States (Dropped Out), Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley, California, United States (1989)|
|Occupation Text||Rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, poet, screenwriter, activist|
|Claim to Fame||Rapper Shot In Las Vegas Drive-By.|
|Music Genre (Text)||Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, West Coast hip hop, political hip hop, G-funk|
|Year(s) Active||1988–1996, 1990–1996, Musical career, 1989–1996, 1987–1996, 1987 (1987)–1996 (1996), 1989 – 1996, 1990 (1990)–1996 (1996)|
|Music Style||Gangsta Rap, West Coast Rap, G-Funk, Hardcore Rap|
|Music Mood||Angst-Ridden, Cathartic, Rebellious, Thuggish, Street-Smart, Confrontational, Angry, Earnest, Confident, Brash, Wistful, Swaggering, Rowdy, Intense, Harsh, Reflective, Reckless, Fiery, Menacing, Sleazy, Brooding, Producer|
|Record Label||Interscope Records, (1991–1996), Death Row Records, (1995/1996), Interscope Records (1991–1995), Death Row Records (1995–1996), Interscope (1991–1995), Death Row (1995–1996), Makaveli Records, Interscope (1991–95), Death Row (1995–96), Makaveli (1996), Interscope (1991–96), Interscope, Death Row, Out Da Gutta, Makaveli, Amaru|
|Associated Acts||Outlawz, Thug Life, Danny Boy, Digital Underground, Dr. Dre, Johnny “J”, Ice Cube, Nate Dogg, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg, Stretch, Suge Knight, Ice T, Tha Dogg Pound, K-Ci & JoJo, Eminem, E-40, Goodie Mob, Scarface, Richie Rich, Boot Camp Clik, Spice 1, MC Hammer, Michel'le, MC Breed, Above the Law, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Young Lay, Too Short, Lady Of Rage, Daz Dillinger, The Dogg Pound, The Notorious B.I.G, Treach, Keyshia Cole, Snoop Doggy Dogg|
|Official Websites||www.hitemup.com, www.alleyezonme.com, malavelibranded.com, www.tupacfans.com, http://2Pac.com, http://www.2pac.com|
Tupac Shakur Career
Tupac Shakur Education
He studied at Baltimore School of Arts, Maryland, Mill Valley, California (Dropped Out).
He played the part of Travis Younger in the Apollo Theatre, A Raisin in the Light.
Tupac Full Name, Real Name
Tupac Amaru Shakur
Tupac Shakur Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
He was 5 feet 9¼ inches tall. His weight was 68 Kg. His Body measurements are not still confirmed yet. We will update you as soon as possible. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
Best Known For
He was best known as one of the world’s best selling music artist.
Tupac Shakur Achievements
He also played under the Makaveli name of the stage. His album 'Dear Mama' was added to the Congress Library in 2010.
Tupac Shakur Family & Parents
|Brother||Mopreme Shakur, Chinua Shakur, Malik Garland, Billy Garland,Landon Garland|
|Sister||Sekyiwa Shakur, Nzingha Shakur, Takerra Allen, N’Neka Garland|
|Wife/Girlfriend||Kidada Jones, Keisha Morris|
Tupac Shakur Girlfriend, Ex-Wife & Relationship
- In April 1995 he married Keisha Morris, his long-time girlfriend; marriage ended in March 1996. He was surrounded by abuse in his personal life. He was involved in violent activities and was incarcerated. He was fatally killed when he was just 25 years old in a drive-by shooting in September 1996.
- Shakur had lived with his friend Kidada Jones, Quincy Jones' daughter, until his death. In their Las Vegas hotel room, Jones was waiting for him when she came to know that Shakur had been fired. She stayed in the hospital with him until he succumbed on 13 September 1996 to his wounds.
- He has been friends to Marlon Wayans, Mike Tyson, Jim Carrey, Chuck D, and Rosie Perez. He worked with colleagues Snoop Dogg and Freddie Foxxx.
Tupac Shakur Movies
|1991||Nothing but Trouble||Himself (in a fictional context)|
|1993||A Different World||Piccolo|
|1993||In Living Color||Himself|
|1994||Above the Rim||Birdie|
|1995||Murder Was the Case: The Movie||Sniper|
|1996||Saturday Night Special||Himself (guest host)|
|1996||Saturday Night Live||Himself (musical guest)|
|1997||Gridlock'd||Ezekiel “Spoon” Whitmore|
|1997||Gang Related||Detective Jake Rodriguez|
|2015||Straight Outta Compton||Himself|
|2017||All Eyez on Me||Himself|
Biographical Portrayals in Film
|2001||Too Legit: The MC Hammer Story||Lamont Bentley|
|2015||Straight Outta Compton||Marcc Rose|
|2016||Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le||Adrian Arthur|
|2017||All Eyez on Me||Demetrius Shipp, Jr.|
Tupac Shakur Songs
- 2Pacalypse Now (1991)
- Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z… (1993)
- Me Against the World (1995)
- All Eyez on Me (1996)
Posthumous Studio Albums
- The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory (1996) (as Makaveli)
- R U Still Down? (Remember Me) (1997)
- Until the End of Time (2001)
- Better Dayz (2002)
- Loyal to the Game (2004)
- Pac's Life (2006)
- Thug Life: Volume 1 with Thug Life (1994)
Posthumous Collaboration Albums
- Still I Rise with Outlawz (1999)
Tupac Shakur Awards & Nominations
- American Music Award for Favorite Artist Rap/Hip-Hop – 1997
- Soul Train Music Award for Best Album of the Year – 1997 · All Eyez on Me
- Soul Train Music Award for Best Rap Album – 1996 · Me Against the World
- Grammy Award for Best Rap Album – 1997, 1996 · All Eyez on Me, Me Against the World
- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 2017
- MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing – 1999 · Changes [Explicit]
- NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture – 1994 · Poetic Justice
- Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group- 1997 · California Love (album version), How Do U Want It
- Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance – 2000, 1996 · Changes, Dear Mama
- Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Male Artist – 2000 · Greatest Hits
- Soul Train Music Award for Best Video of the Year – 1997 · How Do You Want It
- MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video – 2003, 1999, 1996 · Thugz Mansion (Original/Acoustic), Changes [Explicit], California Love (Remix)
- Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Artist – 1997
- Echo Award for Best Hip Hop/Urban Artist (International) – 2002 · Until the end of Time
Together with his former friends Dr. Dre, a hologram of his body played. And Snoop Dogg for the 2012 Coachella Music Festival.
Tupac Shakur Net Worth
Tupac Shakur was well-known as a Rapper. The main and primary source of his income came from Rapp Songs and Rapp Battles. Let’s check how rich Tupac Shakur was in 1996?
|Net Worth 1996||$200 thousand|
|Annual Salary||Under Review.|
|Income Source||Primary Income source Rapper(profession)|
How old would Tupac be now?
25 years (1971–1996)
Who did Tupac marry?
Keisha Morris m. 1995–1996
Who was Tupac girlfriend?