Tupac Shakur has become one of the most well-known rappers in the history of the genre. Not only was he an established rapper, but his acting skills were nothing short of brilliant. His songs have gone multi-platinum making him one of the most infamous names in music. Tupac’s 1996 murder in Las Vegas shocked the world and created one of the most talked about conspiracies in entertainment. Everyone wanted to know who really killed Tupac.
Some believed it was former East Coast rival the Notorious B.I.G. or even his Death Row Records homie Suge Knight, who was with him the night of the murder. Over 20 years later, Suge Knight finally reveals who was responsible.
10. Birth Of A Legend
Tupac Shakur was born Lesane Parish Crooks in East Harlem, New York City on June 16, 1971. His mother Afeni Shakur and father Billy Garland were both active members of the Black Panther Party. Even at a young age, Shakur was an aspiring entertainer who performed in Shakespearean plays as well as a rendition of The Nutcracker.