Tupac Shakur

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Tupac Shakur
An aa kent as 2Pac, Pac, Makaveli, MC New York
Born Juin 16, 1971(1971-06-16)
East Harlem, Manhattan
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Origin Marin City, Californie, U.S.
Died September 13, 1996(1996-09-13) (agit 25)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rapper, actor, record producer,
poet, screenwriter, activist, writer
Years active 1988–1996
Labels Death Row, Interscope
Associatit acts Outlawz, Thug Life, Danny Boy,
Digital Underground, Dr. Dre, Johnny "J", Ice Cube,
Nate Dogg, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg
Wabsteid www.2Pac.com

Tupac Amaru Shakur (16 Juin 1971 – 13 September 1996), kent bi his stage names 2Pac an briefly as Makaveli an aw, wis a American rapper an actor.[1] Shakur haes sauld ower 75 million albums warldwide as o 2010,[2] makkin him ane o the best-sellin muisic airtists in the warld. MTV rankit him at number twa on their eet o The Greatest MCs of All Time an Rolling Stone namit him the 86t Greatest Artist of All Time.[3] His double disc album All Eyez on Me is ane o the best sellin hip hop albums o aw time.

Shakur began his career as a roadie, backup dancer, an MC for the alternative hip hop group Digital Underground, eventually branchin aff as a solo airtist.[4][5][6] The themes o maist o Shakur's sangs revolvit aroond the violence an hardship in inner ceeties, racism an ither social problems. Baith o his parents an several ither o his faimily wur members o the Black Panther Pairty, whose ideals wur reflectit in his sangs.

Durin the latter pairt o his career, Shakur wis a vocal participant in the so-cried East Coast–Wast Coast hip hop rivalry, becomin involvit in conflicts wi ither rappers, producers an record-label staff members, maist notably The Notorious B.I.G. an his label Bad Boy Records.[7]

On 7 September 1996, Shakur wis shot multiple times in a drive-by shuitin at the intersection o Flamingo Road an Koval Lane in Las Vegas, Nevada.[8] He wis taken tae the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, whaur he dee'd sax days later.[9]

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Studio albums
Collaboration albums
Posthumous solo albums
Posthumous collaboration albums

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Levs, Joshua. (September 13, 2006) Growing Tupac's Legacy, 10 Years After His Death. NPR. Retrieved 2011-06-14.
  2. O'Malley, Zack (November 1, 2010). "Tupac Shakur's Ghastly Halloween". Forbes. Retrieved 2011-12-15. 
  3. "100 Greatest Artists of All Time". Rollingstone.com. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  4. Tupac Shakur – Thug Angel (The Life of an Outlaw). 2002. 
  5. "Tupac Shakur". Hotshotdigital.com. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  6. Edwards, Paul, 2009, How to Rap: The Art & Science of the Hip-Hop MC, Chicago Review Press, p. 330.
  7. Jay-Z: Essays on Hip Hop's Philosopher King, p. 55
  8. Antonio Planas (April 7, 2011). "FBI outlines parallels in Notorious B.I.G., Tupac slayings". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved February 19, 2013. 
  9. Tupac Shakur's death certificate details reported by Cathy Scott. Retrieved 2007-10-05.