2Pac Shakur


Tupac (Two-pahk) Amur Shakur, commonly known as 2pac, led a violent life.
He died on September 13, 1996. He was a gangsta rapper/Aspiring actor. Tupac was
a big figure in the rap community, always doing what he wanted and not caring
what others thought of him. His life symbolized what a lot of people have gone
through, through his music and movies he showed us how hard life can be.
Tupac was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1971. His family and he moved to
Baltimore, Maryland early in his life. He took Performing Arts classes at his
school; his teachers said he looked promising. He never finished school. He
dropped out and moved to a small town outside Oakland, CA (“Associated”),
however he ...

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however, mention this; “Thug life
to me is dead. If it's real, let somebody else represent it because I'm tired of
it.” Shakur told Vibe Magazine. “I represented it too much. I was Thug Life”(“
Associated”).
Tupac had a very promising career. His first album “2pacallyps Now” was
very successful. Not too late after that his movie “Juice” was released in 1992.
He released two more albums titled “Strictly for my Niggaz” and “Me against the
world” and two more movies “Poetic Justice” (1993) and “Above the Rim”(1994).
His last album, “All Eyes on Me” sold over 6 million copies and was the first
double CD for rap music. (“Thuglife”)(“Associated”)
4:03 p.m. PDT, Friday, September 13, Tupac died of respiratory failure and
cardio-pulmonary arrest at University Medical Center, Las Vegas(Payne). He died
of bullet wounds to the abdomen and chest at the young age of 25 (“Unofficial”).
“Shakur was shot four times in the chest and abdomen. Police believe he was the
target.” He lingered ...

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