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Tupac Shakur

Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. Shakur had sold over 75 million records worldwide as of 2010, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. Rolling Stone Magazine named him the 86th Greatest Artist of All Time. The themes of most of Tupac's songs are the violence and hardship in inner cities, racism, social problems, and conflicts with other rappers during the East Coast–West Coast hip hop rivalry. Shakur began his career as a roadie, backup dancer, and MC for the alternative hip hop group Digital Underground. Both of his parents and several other family members were members of the Black Panther Party. Shakur was involved in an East Coast-West Coast rivalry after a major feud with East Coast rappers, producers and record-label staff members, most notably The Notorious B.I.G. and Bad Boy Records. On September 7, 1996, Shakur was shot four times in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was taken to the Southern Nevada University Medical Center, where he died six days later. Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in the East Harlem section of Manhattan in New York City. He was named after

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Driver in Accident ... Busted for His Homicide

Tupac’s homie and Outlawz rapper, Hussein Fatal, wasn't at the wheel during the car accident, and the woman who was ... has been arrested for homicide and DUI. We’re told Fatal was the… READ MORE >

Outlawz Rapper Hussein Fatal -- Dies In Car Crash ... Rapped with 2Pac on 'Hit 'Em Up'

Outlawz Rapper Hussein Fatal
Dies In Car Crash Rapped with 2Pac on 'Hit 'Em Up'

Hussein Fatal, one of the members of rap group The Outlawz -- a group founded by Tupac -- died in a car accident this weekend ... the group confirms.  Details surrounding Fatal's death are… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Ray J – Dance Off ... With Tupac Hologram (VIDEO)

Ray J
Dance Off ... With Tupac Hologram

Ray J celebrated what would have been Tupac’s 44th birthday by getting down with the late rapper's hologram, the same one unveiled a few years back at… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Suge Knight -- I Got My Mind Made Up ... Don't Remove My Tupac Bullet!

Suge Knight
I Got My Mind Made Up Don't Remove My Tupac Bullet!

Suge Knight has given doctors a piece of his mind ... refusing to have a bullet fragment removed that’s been lodged in his head for the past 19 years ... a bullet intended for Tupac… READ MORE >

- 83 days ago
DJ Quik -- I Was Haunted  by Tupac and Karen Carpenter!

DJ Quik
I Was Haunted by ... Tupac & Karen Carpenter!!

DJ Quik had a supernatural encounter with Tupac ... in a studio that's supposedly haunted by '70s soft rocker Karen Carpenter! Which means phantom 'Pac is totally boning ghost KC!… READ MORE >

- 299 days ago
Tupac's Last Words Were 'F*** You' ... Says Cop

Tupac's Last Words
'F*** You' ... Says Cop

Tupac's last words before he died were "F*** YOU" ... and he said them to a cop -- at least that's what the cop is now saying.Former Las Vegas Metropolitan PD officer Chris Carroll says Tupac… READ MORE >

- 439 days ago
Justin Bieber -- Dear Mama ... I Wanna Be a Rapper!!!

Justin Bieber
Dear Mama ... I Wanna Be a Rapper!!!

Justin Bieber's never-ending quest for street cred continued last night when he jumped up on stage with Rick Ross to serve as his hypeboy ... then grabbed the mic to rap over some 2Pac. Holla if… READ MORE >

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Tupac Shakur: Fake Autopsy Music Video Dispute SETTLED

Tupac Shakur
Fake Autopsy Dispute SETTLED

The fake Tupac Shakur autopsy photo dispute has been settled ... and it could turn into a bonanza for the woman who lays claim to the real pic.We broke the story ... author Cathy Scott was furious… READ MORE >

- 452 days ago
Tupac Actor -- That's NOT Real Tupac Autopsy Pic in Banned Music Video

Tupac Actor
That's NOT the Real Autopsy Pic In Banned Music Video

The ghost of Tupac Shakur is haunting Wyclef Jean ... whose music video just got yanked from YouTube because someone thinks it features a grisly pic of 'Pac's autopsy -- but TMZ has learned it's… READ MORE >

- 454 days ago
Suge Knight -- 'Bitch Ass' Diddy Knows I Didn't Murder Tupac ... 'Cause Tupac's Alive!

Suge Knight
'Bitch Ass' Diddy Knows I Didn't Murder Tupac ... 'Cause Tupac's Alive!

Suge Knight just fired a metaphorical shot at P. Diddy ... telling us he's a "bitch ass" who should be getting more heat for plotting to kill Tupac Shakur.Suge was leaving 1Oak last night… READ MORE >

- 459 days ago

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