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Born: Jun 16, 1971 in Brooklyn, NY
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Died: Sep 13, 1996 in Las Vegas, NV
Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: 2Pac became the unlikely martyr of gangsta rap, and a tragic symbol of the toll its lifestyle exacted on urban black America. At the outset of his career, it didn't appear that he would emerge as one of the definitive rappers of the '90s -- he started out as a second-string rapper and dancer for Digital ...Read full biography
All Eyez on Me
Released: 1996
Label: Phantom Import Distribution
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Maybe it was his time in prison, or maybe it was simply his signing with Suge Knight's Death Row label. Whatever the case, 2Pac re-emerged hardened and hungry with All Eyez on Me, the first double-disc ...Read full review
Me Against the World
Released: 1995
Label: Zomba
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Recorded following his near-fatal shooting in New York, and released while he was in prison, Me Against the World is the point where 2Pac really became a legendary figure. Having stared death in the face ...Read full review