2Pac - Sondz

Overview

Tupac Amaru Shakur ( TOO-pahk shə-KOOR; born Lesane Parish Crooks, June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), better known by his stage name 2Pac and, later, by his alias Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. He is widely considered one of the most influential rappers of all time. Much of Shakur's music has been noted for addressing contemporary social issues that plagued inner cities, and he is considered a symbol of activism against inequality.

Shakur was born in Manhattan, New York City, but relocated to Baltimore, Maryland in 1984 and then the San Francisco Bay Area in 1988. He moved to Los Angeles in 1993 to further pursue his music career. By the time he released his debut album 2Pacalypse Now in 1991, he had become a central figure in West Coast hip hop, introducing social issues to the genre at a time when gangsta r...

Facts

Legal nameTupac Shakur
Also performed asTupac ShakurMakaveli
Born16/6/1971, in East Harlem
Died13/9/1996 (Aged: 25), in Las Vegas
AreaUnited States
Years active8
StatusInactive
GenderMale
Label(s)Interscope RecordsDeath Row RecordsJiveKOCH Records[no label]Amaru EntertainmentOut da Gutta RecordsTha Row RecordsAtlanticIsland

Discography

YearTitle
Pac's Life2006Pac's Life
Loyal to the Game2004Loyal to the Game
Better Dayz2002Better Dayz
Until the End of Time2001Until the End of Time
Still I Rise1999Still I Rise
R U Still Down? (Remember Me)1997R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
All Eyez on Me1996All Eyez on Me
Me Against the World1995Me Against the World
Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z…1993Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z…
2Pacalypse Now19912Pacalypse Now

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Outlawz
OutlawzCreditGuestPerformer (guest)Performer
Johnny J
Johnny JMixProducerArranger
Suge Knight
Suge KnightProducer (executive)
Dave Aron
Dave AronEngineerMix
Alvin McGill
Alvin McGillEngineer (assistant)Engineer
Snoop Dogg
Snoop DoggCreditLead vocalsPerformerGuest
DJ Quik
DJ QuikCreditTalkboxMixProducerRemixerPerformer (guest)Engineer
Bob Morse
Bob MorseEngineerMixRecording
Tommy D. Daugherty
Tommy D. DaughertyMixEngineerProgramming (additional)Recording
Afeni Shakur
Afeni ShakurProducer (executive)