On June 16th, 1971 Tupac Amaru Shakur is born to Afeni Shakur, a member of the New York chapter of the Black Panthers. at age 12 (1983) Tupac and enrolls in the Theatre Ensemble in Harlem, a year later he lands a starring role in the play A Raisin in the Sun which inspires a lifelong love for acting a performance in 1986 the Shakur family moves to Baltimore and Tupac writes his first raps calling himself MC New York.
At 17(1988) Tupac’s family move to California and he in high school but he never finishes his diploma he also begins to study poetry forms his first rap group strictly dope.
In 1989 Tupac gets discovered by Digital Underground manager at a strictly dope concert he later lands his first break out moment with his guest verse on Digital Undergrounds hit single same song the song appears in Dan Aykroyd 1981 film nothing but trouble.
In November of the same year Tupac also releases his debut to 2Pacalyps now he moves on to acting and appears in the coming of age crime drama juice.
In February of 1993 2pac releases strictly for my nigggas which is certified platinum in 1995 by the following November he’s arrested and charged with sexual assault Tupac denies the charges.
A year later Tupacs group Thug life releases volume one orever popularizing the term thug in hip hop lore
Thug life stands for the hate you give little infants fucks everybody.
On November 30th 1994 Tupac tries to visit Puff daddy and the Notorious BIG at a recording studio in Manhattan while he waits to be ushered in several unknown assailants shoot him five times and rob him of $40,000 in jewelry.
The following day he checks out of the hospital to attend the conclusion of his sexual assault trial the jury finds him guilty in February 1995 Tupac finishes the album me against the world before beginning his prison sentence the album Tops Billboards charts and sells over 2.4 million copies.
During an interview with vibe magazine Tupac allege that Puff Daddy and the Notorious BIG organized the shooting his comments set off but later becomes known as the East vs West rap industry Feud.
After serving eight months Tupac is bailed out of prison by Death Row Records CEO suge night Tupac goes on to reform his thug life crew this time under the name Outlawz
During the last months of his life Tupac rechords hundreds of songs in a rush of creativity.
So many of these tracks will fuel posthumous albums and bootlegs for decades to come.
Tupac then releases raps first double album All Eyez on Me which deputs as number one on the charts.
While leaving the MGM Grand hotel with Suge Knight Tupac is shot 4 times by assailants in a un identified vehicle.
On September 13th 1996 Tupac Shakur passes away at the age of 25.
His latest album The Don Killuminati the 7 Day theory was just finished prior to his death and it debuts at number one it’s most famous hail Mary is one of the best battle rap and hip hop.