Sixteen years after his death, Tupac Shakur is still one of the most-influential rappers in the history of hip hop. Looking back on what was only a five-year run, Tupac Shakur set records for hip hop and proved to be an interesting person. One of the most-talented entertainers in history, Tupac Shakur’s life was cut short due to a misunderstanding.
Every year, Tupac Shakur’s career is celebrated on his date of death, September 13, 1996. Even this long after his death, some speculate that he may still be alive. Earlier this year, Dr. Dre unveiled a hologram of Tupac Shakur. The hologram performance served as Shakur’s debut performance at the annual Los Angeles event, Coachella.
The legend of Tupac Shakur lives on years after his death, yet this date is often overlooked. It was 41 years ago, today, when this creative being was born. While the date is often overlooked by the masses, it is when those closest to Tupac Shakur properly honor his memory.