Tupac Shakur (1971–1996)

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Born in New York City, Tupac grew up primarily in Harlem. In 1984, his family moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he became good friends with Jada Pinkett Smith. His family moved again in 1988 to Oakland, California. His first breakthrough in music came in 1991 as a member of the group Digital Underground. In the same year he received individual ... See full bio »

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Juice Bishop
Above the Rim Birdie
Gang Related Det. Rodriguez


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 2003 MTV Movie Special: Tupac Resurrection (TV Special documentary short)
 2002 2Pac Feat. Nas: Thugz Mansion (Music Video)
 1998 2Pac Feat. Talent: Changes (Music Video)
 1996 2Pac: All About U (Music Video)
 1996 2Pac Feat. Outlawz: Made Niggaz (Music Video)
 1996 2Pac Feat. Outlawz: Hit 'Em Up (Music Video)
 1995 2Pac: So Many Tears (Music Video)
 1995 2Pac: Temptations (Music Video)
 1994 2Pac Feat. Wycked: Papa'z Song (Music Video)
 1993 2Pac: Holler If Ya Hear Me (Music Video)
 1993 2Pac: Keep Ya Head Up (Music Video)
 1992 2Pac: Brenda's Got a Baby (Music Video)
 1992 2Pac: If My Homie Calls (Music Video)
 1992 2Pac: Trapped (Music Video)
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Other Works:

He did an album under the alias Makaveli called "the Don Killuminati- The 7 day theory". See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Biographical Movies | 11 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 16 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

2-Pac | 2PAC | 2Pac | Makaveli | 2 Pac Shakur | Tupac


5' 10¾" (1.8 m)


Keisha Morris  (annulled)


Afeni Shakur | Garland, Billy


Shakur, Sekyiwa (half sibling)

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Personal Quote:

It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us. See more »


Tupac used the Roland D70 synthesizer for his album "All Eyez On Me" (as seen in an interview with MTV in 1996). See more »


'Thug Life' tattoo across stomach See more »


Makaveli See more »

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