- Name: Tupac Shakur
- Born: 06/16/1971
- Died: 09/13/1996 (25 years old)
- Occupation: Rapper, actor, songwriter
- Website: www.2pac.com
Tupac Amaru Shakur (/ / TOO-pahk shə-KOOR; born Lesane Parish Crooks, June 16, 1971? September 13, 1996), popularly known by his stage name 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor. He is considered by many to be one of the most significant rappers of all time. Much of Shakur’s work has been noted for addressing contemporary social issues that plagued inner cities, and he is considered a symbol of resistance and activism against inequality.
Birth Name: Lesane Parish Crooks
Awards: List of awards and nominations
Alias: 2Pac, Pac, Makaveli
Genre: Hip hop, West Coast hip hop, political hip hop, G-funk, gangsta rap
Birth Place: New York City, U.S.
Death Place: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Tupac Shakur quotes :
It's the game of life. Do I win or do I lose? One day they're gonna shut the game down. I gotta have as much fun and go around the board as many times as I can before it's my turn to leave.Tupac Shakur
My mama always used to tell me: 'If you can't find somethin' to live for, you best find somethin' to die for.'Tupac Shakur
I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable.Tupac Shakur
What I learned in jail is that I can't change. I can't live a different lifestyle-this is it. This is the life that they gave and this is the life that I made.Tupac Shakur
If I win and get the money, then the Oakland Police department is going to buy a boys' home, me a house, my family a house, and a Stop Police Brutality Center.Tupac Shakur
All I'm trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.Tupac Shakur