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Tupac was born on June 16, 1791 in East Harlem district of M
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Tupac Amaru Shakur
June 16, 1791
Tupac was born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem district of Manhattan, New York.
Shakur's family moved to Baltimore where Tupac enrolled in the Baltimore School for the Arts. Here Tupac writes his first rap song under the name name MC New York.
Debuted with a verse in the song " Same Song " by Digital Underground
Shakur acheives individual recognition with the first album " 2Pacalypse Now ". Which spawned the successful " Trapped " and " Brenda's Got A Baby"
1992 - 1993
Shakur appeared in the Ernest Dickerson film " JUICE ". and in John Singleton's release " Poetic Justic " with Janet Jackson.
Shakurs third Multi-platinum album, " Me against the world," the album sold 240,000 copies in it's first week, setting a record for first week sales for a rap artist.
Tupac signed a contract with Suge Knight of Death Row records three albums. And he moved to Los Angeles, California to live.
Shakur's fourth solo album " All Eyez On Me " debuts at No. 1 on Billboard's album chart, goes on to sell about 5 million copies.
September 7, 1996
After leaving the Mike Tyson-Bruce Seldon fight in Las Vegas in Suge Knight's car. Tupac is shot four times in the chest by an assailant in a white Cadillac. Shakur rushed to University Medical Center, where he undergoes surgery, including the removal of his right lung.
September 13, 1996
After 6 days in critical condition, Tupac Amaru Shakur is pronounced dead at 4:03 p.m. His body was cremated. He was 25 years of age.