Tupac was born on December 8, 1988.
He is currently 41 years old.
His birthday is December 19, 1992.
He was killed by an unknown assailant on January 2, 1993.
On December 7, 1994, he died in the New Orleans police station.
His ashes were scattered in a nearby cemetery.
His final song, “Tupac,” is now the most popular song in the world.
His life and death was the subject of an HBO documentary series, Tupac: Life and Legend.
Here’s a brief history of the singer’s life and music.
The Tupac the Poet: Born in Detroit in 1959, he studied poetry at the University of Detroit.
After graduation, he moved to Atlanta and started recording and performing.
In 1971, he was awarded the Grammy for Best Rap Album.
He later released the album Black Album, which peaked at number four on the Billboard 200.
Tupac’s first hit, “Dot Comin’,” came out in 1978.
It went to number one on the Hot 100 and became his best-selling single.
In 1984, he released the classic song “Got It Bad.”
It has become a classic in rap.
In 1990, Tupas first solo album, Life, appeared.
It peaked at No. 6 on the pop charts and won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year.
In 1991, Tupapac was named as the first artist to win a Grammy for his work in music, for the album The Epic.
His second solo album was released in 1994.
It was called Get Rich or Die Tryin.
The title track, “Tha Carter V,” went to No. 2 on the American charts and was certified platinum in the United States.
Tupapas third album, Good Kid, mixtape, came out the following year.
The album, featuring production from Rick Ross, became a commercial hit and went to the top five of the Billboard charts.
Tupas fourth album, Death Row, arrived in 1996 and included production from Eminem, Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg.
It became the best-seller in the U.S. and the bestseller in China.
Tupamys fourth album was titled The Message.
It hit No. 3 on the charts.
In 2001, Tupamics fifth studio album, Illmatic, was released.
Tupaco released a compilation album of his work titled The Definitive Truth.
It debuted at No-1 on the R&B charts.
His fifth album, the highly anticipated, platinum-selling, triple-platinum, #1 album in history, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, arrived the following summer.
Tupos fifth studio effort, Tupaco, was the best selling album of all time.
His sixth studio album was called Death Row II, which included production by Eminem, Snoop and Sno.
Tupackas seventh album, I’m Ready 2 Wake Up, was also released in 2002.
Tupakos seventh studio effort was called Black History Month.
Tupaflops sixth studio effort is called The Marshallmathers Trilogy, which was released on November 13, 2002.
It is his first effort that is not a single.
It also was the first time he recorded a full album in the studio.
Tupass second album, My Way, debuted at number one in the US.
It had sold more than a million copies.
Tupa was nominated for seven Grammy Awards, including for Album Of The Year, Best Rap Recording, Best R&am, Best Female Rap Album, Best Male Rap Recording and Best Rap Song.
His third album was named the Best Rap album of the Millennium and the Best Rapping Album of All Time.
His fourth album,, was released the same year.
Tupo released the second studio album,, which peaked with #1 on The R&ams chart and sold more then 4.5 million copies in the first week.
Tupalayinthat album,, won the Grammys for Best Rapper, Best Song, Best Dance Recording and Rap Album of The Millennium.
His ninth studio album and the fourth in four years, was called Tupac.
His tenth studio album came out on December 31, 2003.
It features production from Lil Wayne, Lil Uzi Vert, Snooke, Eminem, Rick Ross and Snoopa.
Tupajin released a new song,, the second single, in 2006.
It reached No. 1 on the singles chart.
His eleventh studio album hit No-one Left to Know debuted at #1.
Tupayin was nominated in the Best Hip Hop Performance award.
His tenteenth studio album No One Left to Live was released a year later.
It has sold over one million copies and was named best-of album by the Recording Academy.
Tupachat became the first non-white artist to sell over 500 million albums.
His fifteenth studio album recorded in 2016, Black Messiah, was named Best Rap Record