Tupac Shakur

November 23, 2015

Despite his short career, Tupac Shakur is one of the best-selling music artists in the world, having sold over 75 million albums. Shakur got his start as a roadie and MC with Digital Underground, and eventually started his own projects. Tupac is known for themes of violence and hardships in his music, and for his part in the east coast / west coast hip hop rivalry in the mid-90s. He was killed in 1996 in a Las Vegas drive by shooting that remains unsolved.