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2Pac – Going Crazy • (2024) mp3

2Pac, also known as Tupac Shakur, was an American rapper, actor, and activist who became one of the most influential and iconic figures in hip-hop history. Here are some key points about his life and legacy:

Early Life

  • Birth Name: Tupac Amaru Shakur
  • Born: June 16, 1971, in East Harlem, New York City
  • Parents: Afeni Shakur and Billy Garland, both of whom were active members of the Black Panther Party.


  • Debut Album: 2Pacalypse Now (1991)
  • Breakthrough Album: Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z… (1993)
  • Notable Albums:
    • Me Against the World (1995)
    • All Eyez on Me (1996)
    • The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory (1996, released posthumously under the alias Makaveli)

Major Hits

  • “California Love”
  • “Changes”
  • “Dear Mama”
  • “Hit ‘Em Up”
  • “Hail Mary”

Acting Career

  • Starred in several films including Juice (1992), Poetic Justice (1993), Above the Rim (1994), and Gridlock’d (1997).


  • Known for his raw and poetic lyrics that addressed contemporary social issues, racial inequality, and personal struggles.
  • Credited with elevating the status of West Coast hip-hop and contributing to the genre’s mainstream success.
  • Continues to be a subject of fascination and respect in the music industry and popular culture.


  • Date: September 13, 1996
  • Cause: Tupac was fatally shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September 7, 1996, and died six days later.
  • His murder remains officially unsolved, though it has been the subject of extensive speculation and numerous conspiracy theories.

Posthumous Releases

  • Tupac’s work has continued to be released posthumously, with several albums, compilations, and unreleased tracks made available by his estate.


  • 2Pac’s influence extends beyond music; he has inspired generations of artists and remains a symbol of resistance and the struggle for social justice.


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