Tupac Amaru Shakur known professionally as 2Pac and Makaveli until his death in 1996, was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. Considered one of the great rappers of this generation.
Before he gained prominence in the music business, he was named Lesane Parish Crooks by his mother Afeni, who struggled to cater for him and his brother. 2Pac was born on June 16, 1971, in Harlem, New York. As his mother moved from one town to the other in such of greener pastures, they mad at a stop at Baltimore. It was in Baltimore 2Pac enrolled at the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts. This is where he harnessed his skills for his craft and arts. It wasn’t long as 1991 would present itself as a breakthrough year for him while he was a member of the Digital Underground music group.
Tupac Shakur net worth
There are several celebrities who become more wealthy and famous after they die. Their records sell very high and they rake in many royalties. 2pac is estimated to have a net worth of about worth around $40million (£31.8million) as of 2019.
Tupac Shakur kids
Even though 2Pac died at a very young age, he made sure his lineage passes on. 2Pac gave birth to Jaycee Shakur who is his only daughter.
Tupac Shakur mother
2Pac´s mother was Afeni Shakur Davis was known as a political activist and former member of the Black Panther Party. Afeni Shakur sadly died on May 2, 2016, in Sausalito, California, United States.
Tupac Shakur songs
2Pac through his rap dexterity won many hearts while alive and even after his death. His songs are still making waves. Some of them released after his death. Here are some of 2Pac´s songs.
- Ghetto Gospel
- Until the end of time
- Dear Mama
Tupac Shakur Quotes
Many people today are very conversant with quotes by 2Pac, either those he spoke directly about or those in his songs. As powerful today as he was alive. Here are some of 2Pac´s quotes.
- 1. “Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.” – Tupac Shakur
- “I don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.” – Tupac Shakur
- Don’t change on me. Don’t extort me unless you intend to do it forever.” – Tupac Shakur
- “Everybody’s at war with different things. I’m at war with my own heart sometimes.” – Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur assassination
There are many conspiracy theories about the death of 2Pac. Many believe he was killed as an act of revenge for the gang fights he was engaged in. Whereas some believe he didn’t die but is still alive. But the fact is, he was assassinated on September 13, 1996, at University Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. After sustaining injuries from a drive-by shooting.