Tupac amaru shakur (june 16, 1971 — september 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2pac and makaveli, was an american rapperin addition to his status as a top-selling recording artist, shakur was a promising actor  [2. June 16 would have been tupac shakur's 46th birthday the prolific and sometimes problematic rapper, actor, poet, and activist was shot multiple times on september 7, 1996, and died of. Mrkap tupac t shirt men women hip hop rapper graphic tee by mrkap $1295 - $2200 $ 12 95-$ 22 00 inmywhitetee tupac all eyez on me death row records t-shirt, black by inmywhitetee $1495 product description tupac shakur black scoop neck t-shirt with. Tupac shakur's last album: makaveli college reading and writing evaluating essay makaveli was tupac shakur’s last album that he recorded and put out before his tragic shooting and death the album was released after his death and in the same year as his highly successful double album, all eyez on me. Problem on the rainy night of september 7th, 1996 tupak shakur aka 2pac was traveling to a nearby nightclub in las vegas, nv with the rest of his 'death row records' entourage when he was shot dead in the passenger seat of his bmw 750 il sedan.
At its peak, death row records was making over 100 million dollars a year  by the late 1990s the label began to decline after the shooting death of its star artist, tupac shakur, imprisonment of co-founder suge knight , and the departure of popular act snoop dogg. Death row’s director, former professional football player marion “suge” knight, reached an agreement with shakur to post the $14 million bond securing the artist’s release in exchange for his agreement to sign with death row. Back in april he claimed that his ex-wife and former death row records security chief reggie white jr killed tupac shakur, and insisted he was the real target of the 1996 drive-by.
In the unverified letter he tells how he was 'told to take night out' a reference to death row records boss suge knight the former rap mogul was with tupac in the cadillac the night he was killed. (death row records was begun with a one million-dollar disbursement by one of the top dealers in la's cla-generated crack-cocaine epidemic of the 1980's) it should be noted that there was intense friction between knight and shakur, who wanted to leave death row and start his own label. What we do know is that tupac, suge knight, and several members of the death row records family had an altercation with an la crip named baby lane (orlando anderson. The film chronicles the life and legacy of tupac shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his prolific, controversial time at death row records and his imprisonment against insurmountable odds, shakur rose to become a cultural icon whose career and persona both continue to grow long.
Anderson has filed a lawsuit alleging that shakur and several death row records employees assaulted him in the lobby of las vegas's mgm grand hotel just hours before the best-selling rapper was shot no arrests have been made in shakur's death, and police said witnesses to the drive-by have been uncooperative. In this aug 15, 1996 file photo, rapper tupac shakur, left, and death row records chairman marion suge knight, attend a voter registration event in south central los angeles. Death row records, which recently signed a contract with shakur, posted $14 million on oct 12 to spring the rapper from riker’s island maximum-security penitentiary, where he was serving up to 4 1/2 years for two counts of sexual abuse. In fact, vanity fair noted that “ though tupac had sold more than $60 million in records since his release, by the label’s reckoning, he owed death row $49 million” where was the money.
Tupac shakur: stealing from a dead star death row records stole millions by not paying rapper tupac shakur his salary and they charged him for things he didn’t buy. Chris connelly: just six weeks after his death, tupac's mother afeni shakur filed suit against death row recrds to stop the label from selling unlicensed tupac merchandise she would later file. In an escalating fight over tupac shakur's estate, the slain rap star's mother filed a lawsuit contending that death row records and its owner, marion suge knight, ran a criminal enterprise that bilked her son out of millions of dollars. The bankruptcy of death row records is over the person handling the case has submitted a final report, and one of the artists left holding the bag is none other than snoop dogg, who just got.
Description : tupac shakur was a hugely influential american rapper, record producer, actor, and poet, who has sold over 75 million records worldwide - with his double disc albums all eyez on me and greatest hits being among the best-selling albums in the united statesshakur has been listed and ranked as one of the greatest artists of all time. Two witnesses to the slaying of tupac shakur told the times this week that they saw the assailants who shot the rap star but have never been asked by police to view pictures of possible suspects. Following the 1 minute and 49-second fight, actor/rapper tupac shakur, death row records ceo marion suge knight and other individuals tied to the label were captured on security video assaulting anderson in the lobby of the mgm grand hotel.
Death row records was making $100 million a year in 1996 when most of the aforementioned artists departed from the label after the death of tupac (2pac) the company filed for bankruptcy in 2006 and on january 15, 2009, was auctioned to entertainment development company wideawake entertainment group, inc for $18 million. That’s right, the former death row records ceo suge knight is claiming that the documentary tupac assassination: battle for compton “nails” details on who exactly killed tupac on that tragic. Tupac shakur: an analysis of changes tupac shakur was a famous song rapper in the american history, often known bye 2pac his stage name he was born on the june 16th, 1971 in new york city to a black panther activist woman named afeni shakur.