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  Tupac Shakur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in the Harlem section of Manhattan in New York City.
Shakur's godfather, Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt, was convicted of murdering a schoolteacher during a 1968 robbery.
Shakur's close childhood friend and member of the Outlawz, Yafeu "Yaki Kadafi" Fula, was in the convoy when the shooting happened and indicated to police that he might be able to identify the assailants.
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 Tupac Shakur 2pac Fan Site - Tupac.tv | Biography
Tupac Shakur's name was adopted the alias "Tupac" from Tupac Amaru, the last Inca royal heir in the captured Inca Empire in western South America, which resisted Spanish imperialism in what is now Peru.
Tupac Shakur was born Lesane Parish Crooks in the Bronx, New York City on June 16, 1971 to Afeni Shakur, a member of the Black Panthers.
Tupac alone was shot a total of five times while he played dead on the ground and also robbed of thousands of dollars of gold jewelry he was wearing.
www.tupac.tv /?page=Biography   (3906 words)

 Tupac Amaru Shakur Center For The Arts
Tupac Shakur was a rap singer and actor who appeared in such movies as Juice and Poetic Justice, the latter with Janet Jackson.
Shakur's mother, who was a member of the 1960,s radical political group of the Black Panthers, has lived in the area of the center for a decade.
Afeni Shakur thanked the audience for their support and asked them to remember victims of violence, who will be remembered along with Tupac in a memorial garden on the site.
www.thetalkingdrum.com /pac.html   (584 words)

 Tupac Shakur Biography - hotshotdigital.com
Tupac Shakur was born in Brookly, NY in 1971.
Tupac's public life began when he joined the rap group, digital underground, first as a tour dancer, then as a rapper.
Tupac Shakur was pronounced dead at 4.03 pm, his body was later cremated.
www.hotshotdigital.com /WellAlwaysRemember/TupacShakurBio.html   (633 words)

 Tupac HQ : Tupac/2pac : Alive?
The Tupac Legacy is about how he hustled to create that legacy for himself, and recorded a ton of unreleased songs before his passing.
Tupac is often compared to new artists such as 50 cent, and many believe Tupac surpasses him and nearly every rap musician today.
The legend of Tupac is often compared to that of Elvis, with a string of alive theories.
www.tupachq.com   (307 words)

 Tupac - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tupac Shakur — a 20th century rap musician from the United States
Tupac Inca Yupanqui — died 1493, the tenth Sapa Inca of the Inca Empire
Tupac Katari — died 1750, the leader of a rebellion of indigenous people in Bolivia
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tupac   (157 words)

 Tupac Shakur - hotshotdigital.com
Tupac Amaru Shakur was born to two impoverished Black Panther members in New York City.
Shakur's lucky break came when he was accepted to the prestigious Baltimore School of the Arts.
Tupac's life and music are emblematic not only of the rap style, but the lifestyle associated with the genre.
www.hotshotdigital.com /tribute/TupacShakur.html   (486 words)

 CNN - Tupac Shakur dead at 25 - September 13, 1996
Shakur, his mother at his bedside, was pronounced dead at 7:03 p.m.
Shakur was hit by four bullets September 7 as he rode near the Las Vegas Strip in a car driven by the head of Death Row Records, Marion "Suge" Knight, who was slightly wounded.
The night he was hit by four bullets, Shakur and his entourage had been involved in a fight outside their Las Vegas hotel.
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/9609/13/tupac   (768 words)

 Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur was born Tupac Amaru Shakur (Tupac means "shining serpent" in Inca) in New York City in 1971.
As Tupac, Suge, and their entourage made their way through the lobby of the MGM to the entrance, they became involved in a scuffle with Orlando Anderson, of Compton, California.
Tupac was going to perform with the rap group Run DMC, and Mike Tyson was planning to stop in as well, to sing along with the group (kidding).
findadeath.com /Deceased/s/tupacshakur/tupacshakur.htm   (1349 words)

 Is Tupac Dead???
The new Tupac album released on Nov. 5, and was originally supposed to be an EP of 6 songs, but was then extended to a full length album of 12 songs.
In Tupac's song "Life of an Outlaw" on the album The 7 Day Theory, he says "All for the street fame on how to be managed, to plan sh*t, 6 months in advance to what we plotted, approved to go on swole and now I got it"-Life Of An Outlaw.
In Tupac's song "Ain't Hard 2 Find" on the album All Eyes On Me, he says "I heard rumors I died, murdered in cold blood, tramatized pictures of me in my final states, you know momma cryed, but that was fiction, some coward got the story twisted." It seems as if Tupac foretold the future.
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 2Pac | Tupac Shakur | Makaveli - Thugz-Network.com
Tupac Shakur was born Lesane Parish Crooks on the June 16th 1971 in Brooklyn, New York.
His mother Afeni Shakur changed his name from Lesane Parish Crooks to Tupac Shakur, the name is from an Inca Indian tribe and means 'shining serpent', and his last name, Shakur, means thankful to God.
On the night of September 13, 1996, Tupac Shakur died of gunshot wounds which he received on September 7th 1996 in a drive-by shooting after attending a boxing match Las Vegas.
www.thugz-network.com   (523 words)

 Tupac Shakur
Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2pac, was one of the greatest and most well-known gangta-rap artists before the shooting in Las Vegas in September this year, which ended his life; a in many ways too short life, he was only 25 and had the most of his life in front of him.
Tupac was born on June 16, 1971 in Brooklyn, NY, when his mother, Afeni Shakur, a member of the Black Panther Party, was in jail on charges of conspiring to bomb several public areas in New York City.
On August 22, 1992, Tupac had an altercation with some old acquaintances in Marin City, which results in the death of a 6-year-old bystander and the arrest of Tupac’s half brother, Maurice Harding, but he was released due to lack of evidence.
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 Court TV Casefiles: Tupac Shakur
Shakur had served eight months in a New York jail for sexual abuse in 1995 and had been arrested in 1993 for allegedly shooting two off-duty police officers in Atlanta.
Shakur was a gangsta rapping renegade whose mother was a member of the Black Panthers.
Tupac Shakur was shot four times in the chest as he rode in a car driven by Suge Knight on Sept. 7, 1996.
www.courttv.com /archive/news/tupac.html   (1623 words)

 2pac Photo Gallery | Tupac Amaru Shakur | Photos | Pictures | Pics | CDs | DVDs | Posters |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Shakur, aptly nicknamed 'Thug Angel,' was raised out of the ghetto, rising to poetic superstardom.
Tupac's poetic rap continues to bring inspiration and hope to the struggles of the inner city.
Tupac is an inspiration to millions, they too can come up and represent truth in our modern world.
www.staticfiends.com /2pac/2pac-1.htm   (478 words)

 Crown | Tupac Shakur
Tupac may be a legend now, but he's hardly a hero.
When I spoke to a longtime family friend of the Shakurs the day after his death, she said, "I know he's in heaven, I just hope he's not giving the angels too hard a time." Our thoughts are with Tupac's family and the fans who identified with him so strongly.
May Tupac Shakur rest in peace, and may the rest of us live in it.
www.randomhouse.com /crown/catalog/display.pperl?0609802178   (570 words)

 Tupac Shakur, HitEmUp.com
However it's common belief in the music industry that before the CD was released Deathrow altered the CD, including the intro, screams of "he's not dead", the fingerprints inside the cover etc.
Tupac was and will always be the greatest, most controversial rapper of all time.
He was always up in your face about everything, he never coward and kept things inside, he'd always stand up for himself and what he believed in.
hitemup.com /tupac   (537 words)

 Tupac Shakur Is Dead - Sep 13, 1996 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tupac and other West Coast rappers have had a long-running rivalry with East Coast rappers, and the hit sent conspiracy theories about a revenge killing rocketing through the music industry.
Shakur and other West Coast rappers had to be pulled apart from their New York adversaries at the MTV Video Music Awards last week.
Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in 1971 in New York.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,172,00.html   (715 words)

Insomnia acquired the rights from Tupac's mother, Afeni Shakur, who will be a producer on the film, which has not yet been cast.
Tupac Beats Down CrazyFrog :: The 2Pac / Elton John duet "Ghetto Gospel" has entered first place on the UK music charts, finally displacing the Crazy Frog mobile phone ring tone, which held the top spot for four weeks.
Proceeds from the clothing line go to the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation and Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain, GA. Purpose of the brand is to continue to keep Tupac's legacy alive through fashion.
www.tupacfans.com   (482 words)

 2Pac Online - Keeping Tupac Amaru Shakur Alive Makaveli Deathrow Rap Outlawz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 - September 13, 1996) was an influential, best-selling hip hop artist, considered by many to be the greatest rapper of all time.
In addition, Shakur made hints in songs that he thought Dre was a homosexual, and Suge Knight concurred in the Tupac Shakur: Thug Immortal documentary.
Shakur's close childhood friend and a member of the Outlawz Yafeu "Kadafi" Fula, was in the convoy when the shooting happened and told police he might be able to identify the assailants.
www.alleyezonme.com   (5171 words)

 Tupac’s Panther Shadow: The Political Targeting of Tupac Shakur - Covertaction.org
Research on FBI monitoring of Shakur from his early adolescence, reflects patterns of police surveillance, evidence of government ties to some of his associates, suspicious deaths of people connected to him, and mainstream media's misinformation about Shakur's political activism.
Some of Shakur's enormous wealth (the estimated worth of his 200 unreleased recordings alone was over $100 million) was donated to programs and causes his Panther family supported, including Afeni Shakur's research efforts, with her imprisoned partner Mutulu, which eventually contributed to the release of Pratt in 1997.23
Shakur's cousin Billy Lesane said Shakur's Thug Life Movement was intended to establish an ethical code in the ghettos.
www.covertaction.org /content/view/97/75   (4058 words)

 2Pac (Tupac Shakur) Photo Gallery Picture 1
The site showcases Tupac Shakur, a multi-talented legend, who was born in the Bronx, New York on June 16, 1971 and died from fatal gun shot wounds in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 13, 1996.
Tupac was charged with rape, a crime he did not commit, but was still convicted of sodomy (forcibly touching the buttocks).
Tupac was also charged with shooting two off-duty police officers, but those charges were dropped due to insufficient evidence.
www.alleyezonme.com /photos   (663 words)

 Tupac Shakur
Born in Brooklyn under the name Lesane Parish Crooks, Tupac Shakur received the name with which he came to be known to the world from his mother (Black Panther activist Afeni Shakur) in tribute to Incan revolutionary Tupac Amaru.
While on the streets of Oakland, Shakur drifted into the gang life, accumulating a criminal record with eight arrests by the beginning of his twenties.
Shakur would not live to see the results of the last two films, however: in what is suspected to be the culmination of a feud with rapper Notorious B.I.G., he was shot four times while in a car outside a Las Vegas hotel, eventually dying in the hospital after spending 6 days in a coma.
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 Amazon.com: Tupac Shakur: Books: Vibe Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To say that Tupac Shakur was charismatic is an understatement - his sheer presence had the power to electrify a room.
Tupac had "Thug Life" tatooed on his stomach and he lived the life of a misogynist thug.
As a massive fan of the late great Tupac Shakur, there are few publishings that capture as much information and insight into his life and career as this amazing book from the good people at Vibe Magazine.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0609802178?v=glance   (2356 words)

 Makaveli.com: Tupac Amaru Shakur Fan Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It’s almost hard to visualize someone dying at the age of 25, and even harder to imagine Tupac was older than me, and yet, I am almost six years older than him at the time of his death.
Regardless on the image you try to capture when you think of Tupac, his memory and legacy, remember him not for who he was, but for who he is, and who he could have been.
Tupac Shakur is not only the rap world’s all-time top selling superstar, he has also become its most recognized and revered icon and to mark the 10th anniversary of his death, Ms.
www.makaveli.com   (1297 words)

 Tupac Shakur
In a 1994 interview with Tupac, he said before he went to prison that if he was ever sent to prison when he came out he would be worse than before.
He already died and he was worse when he came out of jail, plus Tupac switched his rapping name from 2Pac to Makaveli, that could be considered a rebirth, all that's left is a physical rebirth (A sighting) and so far he's already completed more than half of this prophecy.
In Tupac's song "Life of an Outlaw" on the album The 7 Day Theory, he says "All for the street fame on how to be managed, 6 months in advance to what we plotted, approved to go on swole and now I got it"-Life Of An Outlaw.
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 Tupac Shakur
Gangsta rapper Shakur, who was killed in 1996 in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, offended many with his songs that celebrated violence and misogyny, but he also attracted a wide audience, selling millions of records.
Despite his hard-core image, Shakur was an intelligent, well-read individual who had a budding acting career.
At the time of his death, Shakur was out on bail pending appeal in a sexual assault trial.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0187963.html   (205 words)

 Amazon.com: The Rose That Grew From Concrete: Books: Tupac Shakur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Selections are reproduced from the originals in Shakur's handwriting, personalized by distinctive spelling and the use of ideographs (a drawing of an eye for I, etc.), and complete with scratch outs and corrections.
A preface by Shakur's mother, a foreword by Nikki Giovanni, and an introduction by his manager, Leila Steinburg, in whose writing group the poems were written, complete this unique volume.
Shakur, Tupac: The Rose that Grew from Concrete.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0671028448?v=glance   (2081 words)

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