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Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur
Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and briefly as Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.[4] Shakur has sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time.[5] MTV ranked him at number two on their list of The Greatest MCs of All Time and Rolling Stone named him the 86th Greatest Artist of All Time.[6] His double disc album All Eyez on Me is one of the best selling hip hop albums of all time. Shakur began his career as a roadie, backup dancer, and MC for the alternative hip hop group Digital Underground, eventually branching off as a solo artist.[7][8][9] The themes of most of Shakur's songs revolved around the violence and hardship in inner cities, racism and other social problems. Both of his parents and several other of his family were members of the Black Panther Party, whose ideals were reflected in his songs. Early life Career 1991–93: Beginnings and rise to fame

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Tupac Takes Over The Web Through Hologram-Inspired Memes It's been a crazy week for Tupac Shakur, who, despite having passed away in 1996, has been all over the news after his hologram performance at Coachella. The intriguing yet creepy display has sparked plenty of debate and questions about the future of touringand whether holograms disrespect the memory of late music legends. Never one to miss a viral joke opportunity, the Internet has scooped up Holo-Pac and run with it, resulting in Holo-Pac memes spreading to the far corners of the web. Trailing the success of other parody accounts such as @AngiesRightLeg and @DarthVader, the Twittersphere welcomed @HologramTupac this week, which impressively garnered more than 30,000 followers in only a few days. @HologramTupac tweets at celebrities and fans alike, often pausing to clarify that he is not a zombie, which apparently has been a point of confusion for some.

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Tupac Coachella hologram: Behind the technology - Tech Talk / Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella (CBS News) Tupac Shakur reunited with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg Sunday night at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival -- at least that's what it looked like. The late rap star's likeness was recreated in hologram form for the music festival with some impressive technology. YouTube to livestream Coachella music festival The hologram of Shakur was created by special effects production house Digital Domain , a spokesperson for Dr. Dr. Dre Dre began his career as a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru and later found fame with the influential gangsta rap group N.W.A with Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella, which popularized the use of explicit lyrics in rap to detail the violence of street life. His 1992 solo debut The Chronic, released under Death Row Records, led him to become one of the best-selling American performing artists of 1993 and to win a Grammy Award for the single "Let Me Ride". That same year he produced Death Row labelmate Snoop Dogg's quadruple platinum debut Doggystyle. Early life André Romelle Young was born in Compton, California on February 18, 1965. He was the first child of Theodore and Verna Young.