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Tupac Shakur

Mostly Credited As: Tupac Shakur
Sometimes Credited As: Makaveli
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Birth Name: Lesane Parish Crooks
Date Of Birth: June 16, 1971 (Age 25)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: East Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York
Date Of Death: September 13, 1996
Cause Of Death: Got shot 4 times
Height: 5' 9 " (1.75 m)

Tupac Shakur


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.

TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

Saturday Night Special (1996) 
  Rosie Perez, Tupac Shakur, Ice-T, Fugees, The Verve Pipe 01x04: (May/04/1996) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Tom Arnold/Tupac Shakur 21x13: (Feb/17/1996) As Himself, [Musical Guests]

In Living Color (1990) 
  Ike Turner and Hooch 05x03: (Sep/30/1993) As Himself 
Featured Songs

Cold Case Songs:
Saving Patrick Bubley + Changes 
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Trivia

Tupac Shakur said that "Only God can judge me."

More of his music has been released since his death than while he was alive.

He had the words "thug life" tattooed across his abdomen.

Personal quotes 1:Everybody's at war with different things...I'm at war with my own heart sometimes". In Vibe interview 2/96

In the song "Life Goes On" from the "All Eyez on Me" album, he rhymes about his own funeral

Tupac is listed as the most successful gangsta MC in the "Guinness Book of World Records."

even though he was born in NY(new york) he grew up more in Oakland which is the opposite side of New york

he was in a song called "whattaman" by salt n peppaz

Jim Carrey was his favorite actor

even after his death tupac had sold over 38 million copies alone! if he were alive he would be the richest rapper today

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