Tupac Shakur

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Lesane Parish Crooks
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/16/1971, Gemini
  • Date of Death: 09/13/1996
  • Profession: Rapper; actor
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Tupac Shakur Fast Facts:
  • Worked as a roadie and backup dancer for the hip-hop group Digital Underground.
  • Was a childhood friend of Jada Pinkett Smith and wrote a poem about her entitled "Jada."
  • In February of 1995, became the first artist ever to have the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 list while serving a prison sentence.
  • His album The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory was released after his death and reached No. 1 on the Billboard charts.
  • His song "Dear Mama" was added to the National Recording Registry in 2010.
  • Is the subject of more than a dozen documentary films.
  • Fifteen years after his death, "performed" at the 2012 Coachella Music Festival as a hologram.
  • Tupac Shakur Relationships:
  • Kidada Jones - Ex-fiancée
  • Mutulu Shakur - Stepfather
  • Sekyiwa Shakur - Half Sister
  • Afeni Shakur - Mother
  • Mopreme Shakur - Stepbrother
  • Keisha Morris-Shakur - Ex-wife
  • Billy Garland - Father

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