Remembering Tupac Shakur June 16th, 1971-September 13th, 1996

 

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On September 13, 1996, Tupac Shakur tragically passed away after being shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas.

During his brief life, Tupac Shakur has become a legend in hip-hop and rap circles for his talent. The son of  a Black Panther activists.  In 1991, Shakur emerged as a solo artist—using the name 2Pac—with his debut album 2Pacalypse Now. His second album, Strictly 4 My N. I. G. G. A. Z., crossed over to the pop charts, with singles “I Get Around” and “Keep Ya Head Up.” The album went platinum, selling more than a million copies. Tupac Shakur made his film debut in the 1992 urban crime drama Juice  He showed his softer side in Poetic Justice (1993), which was billed as “A Street Romance.” Tupac Shakur starred opposite Janet Jackson in the film. The following year, he played a drug dealer in the basketball drama Above the Rim.

His third solo album, Me Against the World (1995), started out in the number one spot on the album charts. Many critics praised the work, noting that tracks like “Dear Mama” showed a more genuine, reflective side to the rapper. The possibility of an early death runs through several songs on this recordings – something that many have seen as a chilling moment of foretelling.

After serving eight months in prison, Tupac Shakur returned to music with the album All Eyez on Me (1996).  In his latest project, Tupac Shakur as the defiant street thug was back in full force on this recording. The song “California Love” featured a guest appearance by famed rapper-producer Dr. Dre and made a strong showing on the pop charts. “How Do You Want It” also was another smash success for Shakur.

With all the accolades behind is name at such a young age, It appeared to be a golden time for Shakur .Tupac Shakur’s  untimely death left all those in the entertainment business as well as fans globally, felt the lost of one of the greatest in the music Industry

SPEAK TO ALL SLALUTES YOU TUPAC SHAKUR.

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