INTERESTING TUPAC FACTS :
Tupac's given name was Lesane Crooks. He was the son of Afeni Shakur (government name Alice Fay Walker) who was one of
the defendants at the Panther 21 trial.
Tupac studied drama at Baltimore's School For The Arts, where he rapped under the name MC New York.
At the Baltimore School of the arts, Tupac met Jada Pinkett, who would become a close friend of his
Tupac was planned to act in the movies Cool Runnings, Higher Learning, Menace II Society and How To Be A Player.
As a young man, Tupac also studied ballet and dance.
Tupac Amaru Shakur was named after an Inca Indian chief, "Tupac Amaru" means "Shining serpent" and "Shakur" means
"thankful to god" in Arabic.
When Tupac was 12 years old, his mother enrolled him in Harlems 127thSt Ensemble. He played Travis in "A Raisin in
The Sun" in his first acting role.
While he was with Digital Underground, someone once shoved a 12 gauge shotgun in Tupac's face because of a dispute
over a woman at a Martin Luther King Jr festival.
Tupac said the individual letters in his THUG LIFE tattoo stood for "The Hate U Give Little Infants F-ck Everybody"
Tupac said that because of his moms ties with the Black Panthers, the FBI was always after him and his family.
Tupac wrote his hit song "Dear Mama" while in prison.
Tupacs first appearance ever was on Digital Underground's Same Song where he raps wearing West African war clothes
in the video.
Kidada Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones and fiancÚ of Tupac, has a tattoo of Tupac on her arm.
Tupac was a big fan of Jim Carrey
Porn Star Spontaneous XXXStacy, who's been in mags like Portfolioand Players has a tattoo on her arm with Tupacs
name and the title of the song "Keep Ya Head Up."
Tupac has a huge cross on his back that says Exodus 18:11 a reference to where the bible says "Now I know That the
Lord is Greater Than All Gods because he delivered the people from the hands of the Egyptians when they dealt with them arrogantly."
Tupac started his career on Tommy Boy Records with Digital Underground.
Tupac was first inspired to rap when a friend of his was killed while he was playing with a gun. His first rap was
about gun control.
When he first moved to California, Tupac was homeless for 2 years.
In the movie Juice, Tupac plays Bishop and said the now famous line "Yeah I'm crazy, but you know what? I don't give
Tupac wanted to name his first child Star.
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