Has there been a more cherished rapper in history than Tupac Shakur? From the release of his album 2Pacalyspe in 1991, to his death in September 1996 at just 25 years old, Tupac's career was only a short-lived five years. But his spirit and memory certainly live on - many of the world's biggest hip-hop artists today credit Tupac as their inspiration. Of course, he also lives on in the many conspiracy theories surrounding his death, which took place 21 years ago. The latest news? He's living in Cuba!
The Night It All Went Down
On 7 September, 1996, Tupac, along with record producer and CEO of Death Row Records, Suge Knight, attended a boxing match between Mike Tyson and Bruce Seldon in Las Vegas. After the match, Tupac started a brawl with Crips gang member, Orlando "Baby Lane" Anderson, in the lobby of the MGM Grand Casino.
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