|Born||16 Juin 1971|
|Died||13 September 1996 (aged 25)|
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. Shakur haes sauld ower 75 million albums warldwide as o 2010, makkin him ane o the best-sellin muisic airtists in the warld.
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. 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 sae-cried East Coast–Wast Coast hip hop rivalry, becomin involvit in conflicts wi ither rappers, producers an record-label staff members, maist notably
On 7 September 1996, Shakur wis shot multiple times in a drive-by shuitin at the intersection o Flamingo Road an Koval Lane in