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Late 1993, Tupac Shakur formed the group Thug Life with a number of his friends, including Big Syke, Macadoshis, his stepbrother Mopreme Shakur, and Rated R. The group released their only album Thug Life: Volume 1 on September 26, 1994, which went gold.
The controversy surrounding the song is due in part to Shakur ’ s murder only a few months after its release.
In retrospect of the events which ensued only a few months afterward, the song has been viewed as the turning point in the feud between Shakur and Biggie, where things were said and sung which could never be taken back during the remainder of Shakur's life.

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On December 21, 1971, Shakur was named as one of four suspects by New York City police in a hand grenade attack that destroyed a police car and slightly injured two patrolmen in Maspeth, Queens ; a 13-state alarm was issued three days after the attack when a witness identified Shakur and Andrew Jackson from FBI photographs.
Shakur was one of those wanted for questioning for wounding a police officer attempting to serve a traffic summons in Brooklyn on January 26, 1972.
As of February 17, 1972, when Shakur was identified as one of four BLA members on a short trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee, Shakur was wanted for questioning ( along with Robert Vickers, Twyman Meyers, Samuel Cooper, and Paul Stewart ) in relation to police killings, a Queens bank robbery, and the grenade attack.
Shakur was announced as one of six suspects ( pictured left ) in the ambushing of four policemen — two in Jamaica, Queens, and two in Brooklyn — on January 28, 1973, despite the fact that the assailants were identified as male.
Oakland was the birthplace or home at one time of several rap acts, including MC Hammer, Digital Underground, Hieroglyphics ( including Souls of Mischief and Del tha Funkee Homosapien ), The Luniz, Tupac Shakur, and Too Short.
As a result, DMX was the second rapper in history ( following Tupac Shakur ) to have released two albums in the same year, which both debuted at number one on Billboard 200.
On this initial release, Shakur helped extend the success of such rap groups as Boogie Down Productions, Public Enemy, X-Clan, and Grandmaster Flash, as he became one of the first major socially conscious rappers from the West Coast.
San Francisco was one of the homes of the late global rapping legend Tupac Shakur.
Another report was that Death Row Artist, Sam Sneed, was beaten in one of the label's meetings by a group of Death Row affiliates, led by Knight and Shakur.
Exactly one year following Tupac's death, with the money made from Tupac's posthumous albums, Afeni founded the Georgia-based Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation, which provides art programs for young people, and Amaru Entertainment, the holding company for all Tupac's unreleased material.
The genre-crossing Frank Zappa was also from Maryland, as was Tupac Shakur, who was born in Harlem, though he began his career in Baltimore, eventually becoming one of the most famous rappers in hip hop history.
On October 20, 1981, after six previous unsuccessful attempts to rob a Brinks truck, Shakur and five or six other men succeeded in robbing one in Nanuet, New York.
In October 2011, former LAPD detective Greg Kading, who was once the lead investigator in the murder of Christopher " Biggie Smalls " Wallace, came out with a book which alleges that Sean “ Diddy ” Combs commissioned Duane Keith “ Keffe D ” Davis to take out Tupac Shakur, along with Knight, for one million dollars.
Credited with being one of the forefathers of G-funk and the West Coast hip-hop scene, his frenetic hand-clapped, bass-driven beats inspired the productions of songs released by DJ Quik, Eazy-E, Warren G, Spice 1, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, E-40, Ice Cube, Tech N9ne, Brotha Lynch Hung, Sicx and even East Coast rapper The Notorious B. I. G.
Among musicians, the song drew criticism from singer Dionne Warwick, and disapproval from Kool Moe Dee and Chuck D, who felt that although Shakur was one of the most substantive rappers of that period, he had gone too far with " Hit ' Em Up ".
Despite initial critical cynicism of the program's concept, it quickly gained cult status and was praised for the quality of its production, witty and often cringe-induced humour ( one recalls a contestant's sobbing lament of the deaths of two icons she held dear-Diana, Princess of Wales, and Tupac Shakur ).
Justice is at the hair salon working one day when a young postal clerk named Lucky ( Tupac Shakur ) comes in and begins flirting with her.
Surkov reportedly has portraits of Argentine-born revolutionary Che Guevara and American rapper Tupac Shakur next to one of Putin in his Kremlin office and is fond of poets such as Allen Ginsberg of the Beat Generation.
Amaru Entertainment has also released eight posthumous albums by Tupac Shakur and one documentary, Tupac: Resurrection.

Shakur and her
Shakur was then incarcerated in several prisons, where her treatment drew criticism from some human rights groups.
Shakur is the step-aunt of the deceased hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur, the stepson of her brother Mutulu Shakur.
Shakur was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, on July 16, 1947, where she lived for three years with her parents and grandparents, Lula and Frank Hill.
That same year she changed her name to Assata Shakur and joined the Black Liberation Army ( BLA ), " a politico-military organization, whose primary objective ( was ) to fight for the independence and self-determination of Afrikan people in the United States.
Following an August 23, 1971, bank robbery in Queens, Shakur was sought for questioning, and a photograph of a woman ( who was later alleged to be Shakur ) with thick rimmed black glasses, a high hairdo pulled tightly over her head, and a steadily pointed gun became ubiquitous in banks and full page print ads paid for by the New York Clearing House Association.
After her capture, however, Shakur was not charged with any of the crimes that had made her the subject of the manhunt.
Shakur and others claim that she was targeted by the FBI's COINTELPRO as a result of her involvement with these organizations.
At this point, Assata Shakur and Acoli were ordered to put their hands on their laps and not to move ; Harper said that Assata Shakur then reached down to the right of her right leg, pulled out a pistol, and shot him in the shoulder, after which he retreated to behind his vehicle.
According to Palentchar, Assata Shakur then walked towards him from away with her bloody arms raised in surrender.
According to a New Jersey Police spokesperson, Assata Shakur was on her way to a " new hideout in Philadelphia " and " heading ultimately for Washington " and a book in the vehicle contained a list of potential BLA targets.
Assata Shakur testified that she was on her way to Baltimore for a job as a bar waitress.
Assata Shakur was interrogated and arraigned from her hospital bed, and her medical care during this period is often alleged to have been " substandard ".
Assata Shakur was transferred from Middlesex General Hospital in New Brunswick to Roosevelt Hospital in Edison after her lawyers obtained a court order from Judge John Bachman, and then transferred to Middlesex County Workhouse a few weeks later.
Afeni Shakur won her court case against Death Row Record to receive 150 unreleased songs by her son.
Other notable fans of the Versace fashion house are Tupac Shakur, Carlos Coy, Elizabeth Hurley, Axl Rose, Beyoncé and Princess Diana, who was offered, but declined, £ 1, 000, 000 to appear on the catwalk in Versace to celebrate her divorce from Prince Charles.
Assata Shakur, in her autobiography, asserts

Shakur and marriage
In 1994, Jones garnered attention with an open letter responding to scathing remarks made by Tupac Shakur about her parents ' interracial marriage.

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Prior to joining the BPP, Shakur had met several of its members on a 1970 trip to Oakland, California.
Although named after Shakur, CHESROB ( like its predecessor, NEWKILL ) was not limited to Shakur.
Prior to its release, Brown had been in negotiations with rapper Tupac Shakur to get signed to Shakur's new label Makaveli Records.
In 1995, after doing " California Love ", which proved to be his best selling single ever, Tupac Shakur would do its remix with Dr. Dre again featured, who originally wanted it for his next album, but relented to let it be on the album All Eyez on Me instead.
According to its principal investigator, LAPD officer Greg Kading, Duane " Keefe D " Davis, a member of the " Crips " street gang, confessed to riding in the car involved in the Las Vegas drive-by shooting of Tupac Shakur.
It is known to have signed many popular West Coast hip hop artists such as Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, MC Hammer, Nate Dogg and the rap group Tha Dogg Pound consisting of rappers Kurupt and Daz Dillinger also Lisa " Left Eye " Lopes of TLC although most if not all departed from the label after its demise following the murder of Tupac Shakur in 1996.
Tha Dogg Pound's debut album, Dogg Food, continued the label's streak of commercial successes ; its members, rappers Kurupt and Daz Dillinger, joined Shakur in ridiculing New York rappers with their single " New York, New York ," featuring Snoop Dogg.
Shakur was reportedly in Federal Court on July 20, 2007, to file an injunction to prevent Death Row Records from selling any unreleased material from Tupac after the company failed to prove that the unreleased songs were not part of its bankruptcy settlement.
In the wake of the " Cop Killer " affair, Warner Bros. distanced itself from gangsta rap and in late 1995 it sold its 50 % stake in Interscope Records and its controversial subsidiary Death Row Records ( Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg ) back to co-owners Jimmy Iovine and Ted Field.
The book, " Afeni Shakur: Evolution of a Revolutionary " was published in 2005 by Simon and Schuster and received critical acclaim for its poignancy.
Tupac Shakur mentions 92. 3 in his song " To Live & Die In L. A ."; however, at the time, 92. 3 was home to KKBT, a station which, before its demise, regularly played Shakur's records.

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