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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 1997 Gang Related
Det. Rodriguez
 1997 Makaveli Feat. Outlawz & Prince Ital Joe: Hail Mary (Video short)
Makaveli (voice, as Makaveli)
 1997 Gridlock'd
 1996 2Pac: All About U (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1996 2Pac Feat. Outlawz: Made Niggaz (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1996 Makaveli Feat. Val Young: To Live & Die in L.A. (Video short)
Makaveli (as Makaveli)
 1996 Makaveli Feat. Danny Boy, Aaron Hall, K-Ci & JoJo: Toss It Up (Video short)
Makaveli (as Makaveli)
 1996 2pac Feat. Danny Boy: I Ain't Mad at Cha (Video short)
 1996 2Pac Feat. Dr. Dre: California Love (Version 2) (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1996 2pac Feat. K-Ci & JoJo: How Do U Want It (Video short)
 1996 2Pac Feat. Outlawz: Hit 'Em Up (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1996 Bullet
 1995 2Pac: So Many Tears (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1995 2Pac: Temptations (Video short)
Tupac Shakur (singing voice)
 1995 Eyes on Hip Hop (Video)
 1995 2Pac: Dear Mama (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short)
Sniper (segment "Natural Born Killaz") (uncredited)
 1994 Dr. Dre and Ice Cube: Natural Born Killaz (Video short)
Sniper (uncredited)
 1994 Thug Life: Pour Out A Little Liquor (Video short)
 1994 Above the Rim
 1994 2Pac Feat. Wycked: Papa'z Song (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1994 Salt 'N' Pepa Feat. En Vogue: Whatta Man (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1993 2Pac: Holler If Ya Hear Me (Video short)
 1993 2Pac: Keep Ya Head Up (Video short)
 1993 Poetic Justice
 1993 A Different World (TV Series)
- Homey, Don't Ya Know Me? (1993) ... Piccolo
 1992 2Pac: Brenda's Got a Baby (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1992 2Pac: If My Homie Calls (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1992 2Pac: Trapped (Video short)
Tupac Shakur
 1992 Naughty by Nature: Uptown Anthem (Video short)
 1992 Drexell's Class (TV Series)
- Cruisin' (1992) ... 2Pac
 1992 Juice
 1991 Nothing But Trouble
Digital Underground member (as 2 Pac Shakur)
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10 Biographical Movies | 11 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 16 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

2-Pac | 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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I don't see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers. See more »


Has another posthumous album tentatively tiled "Ready 2 Die". It's also his 14th album. See more »


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