Back to his early life, Tupac Shakur was born as Lеѕаnе Раrіѕh Сrооk, hе wаѕ thе ѕоn оf Віllу Gаrlаnd аnd Аfеnі Ѕhаkur. Не wаѕ bоrn іn Маnhаttаn, Nеw Yоrk whеrе аftеr а уеаr hе wаѕ rеnаmеd Тuрас Аmur Ѕhаkur.
Tupac began his career as a roadie and backup dancer with the alternative hip hop group Digital Underground in 1990. He performed with the band for the soundtrack of the movie ‘Nothing but Trouble’ and also appeared in the film in 1991.
He released his debut solo album ‘2Pacalypse Now’ by the end of 1991. It featured content on racism, poverty, violence, and teenage pregnancy. It generated considerable controversy and made the rapper very popular.
His second album, ‘Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z’ was out in 1993. It was more successful than its predecessor and contained the hits ‘Keep Ya Head Up’ and ‘I Get Around’.
He formed a group Thug Life along with musicians Big Syke, Mopreme Shakur, Rated R, and others. They released one album ‘Thug Life: Volume 1’ in 1994. The album was certified Gold in the U.S.
Around this time he had several brushes with the law and was shot in an armed robbery case. After recovering from the shooting, he was sent to prison on a sexual assault charge. He read a lot of books during imprisonment and also continued working on his music.
He released the album ‘Me Against the World’ in 1995 while serving his prison term. The album was an immediate hit and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. It is considered one of the most influential hip-hop albums of all-time.
The album ‘All Eyez on Me’ released in 1996 was the last one released during his lifetime. It featured five singles and went multi-Platinum just months after its release. It featured the hits ‘How Do U Want It’ and ‘California Love’.
Tupac was killed in a drive-by shooting in September 1996. Several albums containing previously recorded material were released posthumously. All of his posthumous albums were also super hits.
Is Tupac Shakur Dead or Alive?
Tupac Shakur is dead. The Death Row Records rapper died before the release of his fifth album from injuries suffered from a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 7, 1996, after attending a boxing match between Bruce Seldon and Mike Tyson.
Tupac was struck by four bullets; two in the chest, one in the arm, and one in the thigh before being rushed to the hospital. Despite spending six days in the critical care unit of the University of Southern Nevada Medical Center, Tupac died of respiratory failure that led to cardiac arrest. His body was subsequently cremated.
There have been several conspiracy theories alleging that Tupac Shakur is still alive. Believers of this conspiracy point to lyrics in his music where he supposedly gave away hints of him faking his own death.
Reflecting on his personal & love life, He married his longtime girlfriend, Keisha Morris, in April 1995, but the marriage ended in March 1996. His personal life was plagued by violence. He had been involved in criminal offenses and got imprisoned. He was tragically killed in a drive-by shooting in September 1996 when he was just 25 years of age.
Shakur was in a live-in relationship with his girlfriend Kidada Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones, until his death. Jones was waiting for him in their Las Vegas hotel room when she came to know that Shakur was shot. She remained with him in the hospital until he succumbed to his injuries on September 13, 1996.
He was friends with Mike Tyson, Marlon Wayans, Jim Carrey, Chuck D, and Rosie Perez. He collaborated with fellow rappers Snoop Dogg and Freddie Foxxx.
Who Are Tupac Shakur Kids?
Tupac Shakur did not have any children before his death. There have been several reports that have claimed he fathered a daughter, however, these reports cannot be proven.
How much net worth is Tupac Shakur owns?
Tupac Shakur reportedly had a net worth of $3.5 million before his death. He made this through the sales of his various albums, concert tickets, and from his other movie/acting roles. That figure has more than quadrupled after his death as his family estate is now said to be worth over $40 million thanks to posthumous album sales of both released and unreleased material.
How tall is Tupac Shakur?
Before his death, Tupac stands a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 68 kg. Similarly, He has a pair of black eyes and black hair color. His other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosure, we will let you know.
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