Mostly Credited As: Tupac Shakur
Sometimes Credited As: Makaveli
Lesane Parish Crooks
Birth Name: Lesane Parish Crooks
Date Of Birth: June 16, 1971 (Age 25)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York, but grew up in Oakland
Date Of Death: September 13, 1996
Cause Of Death: Got shot 4 times
Tupac Shakur, born June 16 1971, is one of the most successful and most influential rap artists ever. Being in the Guinness Book of World Records as the best-selling rap/hip-hop artist ever, having sold over 73 million albums worldwide.
He is consistently ranked by fans, critics and industry insiders as the greatest rapper ever.
As well as being a poet and a great actor.
He was unfortunately killed after being shot 4 times on September 7th 1996 in a drive-by shooting after being at attendance at a Mike Tyson fight in Las Vegas.
He later died at 4:03pm, September 13th 1996.
The official cause of death was was respiratory failure and cardiac arrest.
No one has ever been formally charged, nor publicly identified by the police as a suspect for the murder of Tupac.
Some people believe that Biggie Smalls had something to do with it, others believe Suge Knight was involved in the crime and police sources have lead some people to believe that Anderson(A member of the Crips whom Tupac and others attacked the same night Tupac was shot) was the killer.
However, Due to the lack of evidence and the numerous clues and coincidences revolving Tupac, Many people to this day think that he is actually still alive and hiding.