Tupac shakur, in particular, would benefit from a more formally adventurous approach, since he’s already an american myth, and we’ve yet to get a truly great rap biopic, even though rap music. On this day in 1996, rap artist and actor tupac amaru shakur died from gunshot wounds at the age of 25 a controversial figure in life and in death, shakur (also known as 2pac) influenced millions. Tupac amaru shakur (june 16, 1971 – september 13, 1996) was an american hip-hop artist, who sold many records shakur has sold over 100 million albums worldwide as of 2010  shakur began his career as a roadie , backup dancer , and mc for the alternative hip hop group digital underground , eventually branching off as a solo artist.
Tupac forms the group thug life with big syke, mopreme, the rated r and macadoshis and they release their only album thug life: volume 1 07 sep 1994 two wisconsin minors plot a sniper attack on a police van. Shakur considered singer don mcclean (best known as the singer/songwriter of the 1972 hit american pie) and kate bush as two influences in his life shakur also saw mcclean's hit vincent (a tale of painter vincent van gogh) as one particular inspiration. A passionate, critically incisive cultural biography of hip-hop icon tupac shakur and an examination of the forces that shaped him in 1996 tupac shakur, one of the most talented artists of his time, was murdered by an unknown gunman.
Tupac shakur biography tupac shakur was a rapper and musician considered to be among the best selling music artists in the world this biography of tupac shakur provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Although everyone relates him to west coast rap tupac was actually born in east harlem and all of him immediate family members were dedicated to activism as members of the black panther movement. Tupac won the award for favourite hip hop artist at the american music awards the record reached the number 1 place on the billboard charts it was additionally the number 1 r&b hip hop record on the billboard charts.
Hit 'em up is a diss song by rap artist 2pac featuring his group the outlawz it is the b-side to the single how do u want it , released on june 4, 1996 the song's lyrics contain vicious insults to several east coast rappers , chief among them, shakur's former friend turned rival, the notorious big , also known as biggie smalls. His mother, the subject of dear mama, still does important activist work under his name at the tupac amaru shakur foundation and provides support for young artists she also serves as producer. Shakur also won the award for favorite rap/hip-hop artist at the 24th annual american music awards  makaveli – the don killuminati: the 7 day theory , commonly shortened to the 7 day theory , is shakur's fifth and final studio album and was released under his new stage name makaveli [60. Home » tupac biography tupac amaru shakur (june 16, 1971 – september 13, 1996) was a highly influential, best-selling american hip hop artist, considered by many to be one of the greatest and most legendary rappers of all time.
Personal life mutulu shakur is the father of six children famed rap artist tupac shakur, was assassinated in 1996 flavor flav is an american hip-hop artist known for his work with. Tupac amaru shakur (june 16, 1971 – september 13, 1996) was an american rap artist, actor, activist, and poet he is known by various alias such as: 2pac, makaveli and pac he is known by various alias such as: 2pac, makaveli and pac. Tupac shakur - mini biography (tv-14 4:32) tupac shakur moved to california and established himself as a dancer and rapper his notable work includes me against the world and the film poetic justicehe was killed in a drive-by shooting in 1996. Tupac shakur is a legend in the genre of hip-hop and rap for his amazing talent he was a versatile artist with a charisma that made him stand out from the crowd years after his death, his work continues to be hugely popular among people across the globe.
2pac on this day in 1997, 2pac won the award for favorite rap/hip hop artist at the american music awards the release of all eyez on me in february '96 helped to solidify his nomination the release of all eyez on me in february '96 helped to solidify his nomination. Tupac amaru shakur (june 16, 1971 – september 13, 1996) was an american rap artist, actor, activist, and poethe is known by various alias such as: 2pac, makaveli and pache is known in the guinness book of world records as the top-selling hip-hop artist, having sold over 73 million albums worldwide this includes over 445 million sales in the united states alone. Shakur met guy, a friend of her son, in 1994 shortly after the first attempt on tupac shakur's life, and they developed an enduring friendship the importance of the biography to guy was that shakur's life covered a cross section of african-american history from her days in the segregated south, through the civil rights revolution of the 1960s.