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Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), known by his stage names 2Pac (or simply Pac) and Makaveli, was an American rapper. Shakur has sold over 75 million albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. Rolling Stone Magazine named him the 86th Greatest Artist of All Time.
March 16, 2009
Afeni Shakur, the mother of the late US rapper Tupac Shakur, is to file a $10million lawsuit against a production company over the rights to make a film about her son. The rapper's mother claims Morgan Creek created “a nonexistent 'agreement'” which suggested she had agreed to make the movie with them. Read more
March 9, 2009
A screenplay written by the late US rapper Tupac Shakur is to be adapted in a Hollywood movie, it's been reported. Live 2 Tell tells the story of a former drug dealer who is battling to overcome his past. Read more
September 4, 2008
Late US rapper Tupac Shakur has been voted the most overrated person in music by a music magazine. The rapper, who has sold more records since his death in 1996 than he did during his illustrious career, topped a list which also included the Grammy Awards and Pink Floyd. Read more
March 18, 2008
James ‘Jimmy Henchman’ Rosemond has released a statement denying controversial accusations published on the LA Times Online yesterday. Chuck Phillips of the LA Times claims to have access to FBI records showing that Rosemond, a top New York hip-hop promoter, "set up the rapper Tupac Shakur to get shot at Quad Studios," in November 1994. Read more
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