- Real Name: Tupac Amaru Shakur
- Nicknames: Pac, 2Pac
- Hometown: New York, New York
- Label: Amaru / Interscope
20 Fictional Characters Pick Their Favorite Rappers
“You seem unquestionably bored out of your fucking mind,” which, yes.
10 Most Jarring Opening Lines in Rap History, Ranked
Let's ruin our days, shall we?
More Lucky Than Bishop: Revisiting Tupac’s Misogyny Both On-Screen & Off
If we celebrate the anti-heroism that made Tupac the perfect fit for Bishop, we can’t then ignore the misogyny that made him the perfect fit for Lucky.
Scarface on 2Pac: “I Love Pac to Death, But Let That Man Rest"
"If motherfuckers try to shoot a movie on me and I'm dead, don't go see that shit."
Ice Cube Urges Rap Fans to Stop Comparing Kendrick Lamar to Tupac
Kendrick Lamar is Kendrick Lamar and Tupac is Tupac.
Alphabet Assassins: 10 Best Alliterative Hip-Hop Songs, Ranked
Sometimes it takes a concept record to truly illustrate hip-hop's grasp on linguistics.
The Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur & The Dark Side of Immortality
Biggie and Pac were both murdered in cars. Now those relics of death are being auctioned off to the highest bidder.
Joey Bada$$ Believes He's a "Better Rapper Than Tupac"
Though it might read as blasphemous at first glance, we won't be airing Joey out.
Hate Roundtable: Beloved, Acclaimed Hip-Hop Albums We Hated
Despite near-universal acclaim, these four albums just didn't have "it."
Tupac to Become Sixth Hip-Hop Act Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The iconic artist’s legacy of empowerment will be memorialized next spring.
Wyclef Jean: Young Thug Reminds Me of a "Modern Tupac"
The comparison makes sense, but not based on the explanation provided by the Fugees alum.
Dear Makaveli: A Letter To Tupac 20 Years After His Death
My tribute to Tupac on the 20th anniversary of his death.
Why 2Pac Has a Songwriting Credit on ScHoolboy Q's 'Blank Face'
20 years after his death Tupac's legacy lives on through Groovy Q's new album. Here's how...
All Eyez are on the Upcoming 2Pac Biopic. So Far It Looks Amazing
The stakes are higher for the upcoming Tupac movie than any other rapper biopic and a new trailer should only raise expectations.
Tupac Was Working on "One Nation" Album With Outkast, DJ Premier & More When He Died
When Pac was gunned down he was deep into a super-group album aimed at uniting both coasts and the South.
Tupac: "They Shot Me 5 Times. Until I Get My Nagasaki, We Can't Have Peace”
An unearthed interview with a chilling quote from Tupac reveals just how bent on revenge against Puffy he was.
Afeni Shakur's Death May Mean a "Great Deal of Unearthed Tupac Music" is Coming
Afeni's passing puts a former heavyweight music exec in charge of Tupac's estate and confirms there's a huge vault of unreleased music.
"There's Too Much Money": Watch Tupac's Powerful Speech on Greed
An unearthed interview from 1992 proves that Tupac's message is even more relevant today.
Eminem Writes Heartfelt Tribute to Tupac, Calls Him "True Genius"
"I would put 'Me Against the World' up against anything as far as a classic hip-hop albums go."
'Straight Outta Compton' Follow-Up Film to Focus on 2pac, Snoop & Death Row
Daz Dillinger says a "Straight Outta Compton" sequel is already in the works, and will take us into the Death Row era.
Jay Z Recorded Tupac Diss Track, Buried It When Pac Died
Jay was set on releasing a retaliatory track against Tupac but stopped when Pac was killed.
Traffic Jam: How Kendrick Flipped a Forgotten 2Pac Song Into “For Free?”
Did you know Kendrick's "For Free?" was inspired by an obscure 2Pac record?