Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur

Name Tupac Shakur
Profession Rapper
Date of Birth 1971-06-16
Place of Birth New York City, NY
Age 25 yrs
Death Date 1996-09-13
Birth Sign Gemini

About Tupac Shakur

Also known as 2Pac, he was one of the more notable figures in the 1990’s East Coast – West Coast hip hop rivalry. He released four albums between 1991 and 1996, eventually selling over 75 million albums worldwide. He was killed in a drive-by shooting after watching a Mike Tyson fight in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Early Life of Tupac Shakur

He played the role of Travis Younger in the play, A Raisin in the Sun, at the Apollo Theater.

Trivia

He also performed under the stage name Makaveli. His song “Dear Mama” was added to the Library of Congress in 2010.

Family Life

He was married to Keisha Morris from 1995 to 1996.

Associated With

A hologram of his body performed alongside his former friends Dr. Dre. and Snoop Dogg at the Coachella music festival in 2012.

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Afeni Shakur | Civil Rights Leader

Afeni Shakur | Civil Rights Leader

Name Afeni Shakur
Profession Civil Rights Leader
Date of Birth 1947-01-22
Place of Birth Lumberton, NC
Age 69 yrs
Death Date 2016-05-02
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Afeni Shakur

Mother of rapper Tupac Shakur and founder of the philanthropic Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation.

Early Life Experience of Afeni Shakur

She was an active Black Panther during the Civil Rights movement.

Trivia Info

She won a lawsuit to win the rights of 150 of her son’s unreleased recordings.

Family Life and Relationship

She was married to Mutulu Shakur from 1975 to 1982 and had six children: Tupac, Mopreme, Chinua, Ayize, Sekiywa and Nzingha.

Close Associates

Her son Tupac Shakur is widely considered one of the most influential rappers of all time, with his Greatest Hits and All Eyez on Me albums becoming two of the highest selling albums in US history.

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Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur

Name Afeni Shakur
Profession Civil Rights Leader
Date of Birth 1947-01-22
Place of Birth Lumberton, NC
Age 69 yrs
Death Date 2016-05-02
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Afeni Shakur

Mother of rapper Tupac Shakur and founder of the philanthropic Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation.

Early Life Experience of Afeni Shakur

She was an active Black Panther during the Civil Rights movement.

Trivia Info

She won a lawsuit to win the rights of 150 of her son’s unreleased recordings.

Family Life and Relationship

She was married to Mutulu Shakur from 1975 to 1982 and had six children: Tupac, Mopreme, Chinua, Ayize, Sekiywa and Nzingha.

Close Associates

Her son Tupac Shakur is widely considered one of the most influential rappers of all time, with his Greatest Hits and All Eyez on Me albums becoming two of the highest selling albums in US history.

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