It is Said,
If Tupac had a little girl he would have named her Star,and if it was a Boy , He Would Have named it Michaelangelo,
The first known Tupac song is titled “When Will You Learn”, a song about gun violence dedicated to a friend of his who was killed on the block. The friends name was Darren Berret. It’s been said that Tupac copied the “Not wearing any shirt” dress sense from him.
Porn Star Spontaneous XXXStacy, who has been in magazines like Portfolio and Players, has a tattoo on her arm with Tupacs name and the title of the song “Keep Ya Head Up.”
THUGLIFE stands for “The Hate U Give Lil Infants F*ck Everybody”
NIGGA stands for “Never ignorant getting goals accomplished”
OUTLAW stands for “Operating under thug laws as warriors”
MOB stands for Member of bloods and/or Money over B*tches
Tupac was banned from playing in many states because his concerts were wild. His song “Initiated” states “My lyrics so lethal turn coliseums to murder scenes.” He was sued by a woman who was shot and paralyzed at a concert he held in 1993. She said he got the crowd too rowdy.
Tupac was offered a record contract at the age of 13. Afeni however refused to let him sign anything at such a young age. She felt he had a lot to learn about the world before joining the music industry.
Before becoming famous Tupac was part of the local Baltimore TV news Special. The program, called “Saturday Night Specials,” was on a type of gun. Tupac spoke with great knowledge on the guns, speaking on how they were poorly and cheaply made.
Tupac enjoyed various types of music artists, including Eric Clapton, Tracy Chapman, Jimi Hendrix and Muddy Waters. He is quoted as calling Tracy Chapman a “True Poet.”
As a child, Tupac’s friends often gave him clothes for Christmas and birthdays, because they were aware of the poverty in which he lived.
For a time Tupac lived with Linda Pratt, wife of Gernimo Pratt, in Marin City.
Tupac’s favorite piece of music was from the play Les Miserables. He went to see the play with his then girlfriend Keisha Morris.
Tupac had a hand written rap on the wall of the Enoch Pratt Free library in Baltimore. It sat next to poetry by Edgar Allan Poe. (It has since been added to the vaults.)
Biggie used to call Tupac “Duke” while Tupac called him Christopher.
It was reported by Mike Dyson that the song “Vincent” by Don Maclean was played on repeat during Tupac’s last hours.
According to Suge Knight, the song “Never Had A Friend Like Me” was about their relationship because Suge once told Tupac “Your Enemies my Enemies.”
Johnny J told HitEmUp.com that the song Never Had a Friend Like Me was never completed as it was released in it’s unmastered form.
The Tupac poem “Nothing can come between us,” was written for his friend John Cole, whom Tupac nicknamed “White Boy John.”
Tupac turned up at a ball at the Baltimore School Of The Art’s dressed as Shaka Zulu. His roommate and close friend John Cole dressed as his white slave. Tupac and John won the best costume award.
Herbie Lovebug, manger of “Salt-N-Peppa,” was once asked by Tupac’s group Born Busy to hear one of their raps. Herbie told them “Naw, I aint got time for this shit I gotta be on a plane in ten hours!” Years later when Tupac was at the opening of “Juice,” Herbie approached him and expressed a desire to work with him. Tupac’s reply wasn’t one Herbie was looking for.
Tupac and Mouse (childhood friend) once battled 1980′s rap group star DMX (from Just Ice not the Rough Ryders camp.)
The song “When Will You Learn” and “U Don’t Wanna Battle Me” (not the Ryan D track), along with a few others, were recorded on a disc which Tupac lost.
Tupac and Sanyika Shakur (aka Monster Kody Scott) were good friends. Tupac wanted to play him in a movie about Sanyika’s life.
Before he had become famous, Tupac was once paid $335 to appear in an advertisement for a local news channel. He used that money to pay for the months rent
When Tupac got out of jail Suge arranged a private plane back to L.A, a limo, and five police officers for protection.
Suge Knight gave Tupac money to buy Afeni a house when he came to Death Row.
Tupac met The Assassin and Dee Tha Mad Bitch back in late ’93/early ’94. He enjoyed the time he spent working with them so much that he booked a studio for the three for an entire week.
Tupac was cremated by “Davis Mortuary” in Las Vegas.
Tupac and Snoop were supposed to perform “2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted” on Saturday Night Live, an NBC TV-show. Snoop never appeared for the rehearsal, so Tupac and Ice-T performed “Only God Can Judge Me”, “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” (Barbara Streisand cover) and a little skit. Even though he didn’t look it, Pac was embarrassed by the Streisand cover and was really mad at Snoop for not showing up.
After Pac had released 2Pacalypse Now he wanted to bring out a group called “Nothing Gold.” He was going to do production for them while they wrote their own lyrics, but it never happened. He was also working with a female artist called “A Sister Named Mister,” but she never came out either.
Keisha Morris, once married to Tupac, came to visit him in his hotel room in Atlanta. The hotel-room caught fire and she tried to quickly escape. Tupac was disappointed in her and told her he couldn’t trust her because she didn’t stay with him to fight the fire.
When Tupac and Keisha Morris got married, during the ceremony when the priest stated the line“…with all your worldly possessions…,” Tupac said, “Well, Keisha can’t have my pool table or my big screen TV.”
Pac was supposed to go on tour with Snoop and Tha Dogg Pound in October 1996. The name of the tour was “All Eyez On Us.”
Tupac met Fredro Starr at the premiere of “Sunset Park.”
While doing a show in Marin County Tupac got into an altercation which was handled poorly by the Marin County Sheriffs department. Gun shots were fired and a shot from someone’s gun ricocheted and killed a small child.
Tupac was married to Keisha Morris but the marriage was nullified. In the unreleased song “Ghetto Star” with Bad Azz he says “an addict for a wife, livin the life, of a ghetto star”. She has a Tupac tattoo on her arm.
Tupac planned on being an actor before he ever thought about being a rapper.
Tupac is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most successful rapper of all time.
Tupac dissed Nas all the time for biting his style, “This little ni**a named Nas think he live like me, talking bout he left the hospital took 5 like me.”
Stretch was Tupac’s friend and was present when Pac got shot the first time in New York. He was later killed exactly one year to the date of that shooting. In “Against All Odds” Pac mentions his death, stating “and to that n*gga that was down for me, rest his head, switched sides guess his new friends wanted him dead.”
The Bootcamp Click also had a beef with Badboy and liked the song HitEmUp. Tupac and the Bootcamp hooked up on a CD called One Nation which hasn’t been released. The purpose of the album was to squash the Eastcoast/Westcoast beef and make it apparent that the beef was with Badboy, not the east.
Death Row Records’ CEO Suge Knight took Tupac to his first basketball game.
“Flex” was supposed to be on Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z… , but didn’t make it.
“Lost Souls” by Tupac featuring the Outlawz was recorded on July 8, 1996.
There was a time before Tupac was famous when he found out that there was a group of people pissed off and looking for him. He went home, put on his vest, strapped himself with every gun he had, knocked on the door of the people that were looking for him and said “Are you looking for me!” Apparently someone in Tupac’s family put out word to make sure nothing happened to him, but they thought he was a crazy motherf*cker and respected him for it.
Wendy Williams said that Tupac got raped in jail. Tupac retaliated in the unreleased song “Why U Turn on Me” where he goes off… “I’m gonna put a $20,000 hit, through Jenny Craig, to come find your a** and put you in a fat farm, you fat b*tch” and so on.
Tupac was supposed to star in Menace to Society but when given a part bigger than what he wanted he got into a fight with the Hughes brothers who were directing the movie. Tupac said “I hit one of them and he dropped, the other one ran like a b*tch”
Tupac believed his rape case was part of a setup by Jacques Agnant aka Haitian Jack, who Tupac claimed was part of the situation. Tupac retaliated in “Against all Odds” on the Makaveli CD claiming that Jacques Agnant was a government informant, “Same Crime, different trials n*gga picture what he said.” Agnant sued and the estate stating there had been numerous attempts on his life and he was unable to find work.
Badboy was supposedly funded by the Black Mafia, a gang in which King Tut belonged to. Tupac was hanging around Tut the week he was shot. Tupac made a remark about one of their associates in an interview, which may have been the reason he was shot in 1994. Tupac speaks on Tut on “Against all Odds” stating “Gun shots to Tut, now you stuck.”
Tupac studied drama at Baltimore’s School For The Arts, where he rapped under the name MC New York.
While he was with Digital Underground, someone once shoved a 12 gauge shotgun in Tupac’s face because of a dispute over a girl. This occurred after Pac appeared with Digital underground at a Martin Luther King Jr. festival.
The Song “Me And My Girlfriend” known as Bonnie n Clyde is about his gun, not his girlfriend.
One of Tupac’s favorite actors was Jim Carrey whom he used to imitate.
On September 16, 1996, Tupac’s bodyguard, Frank Alexander, went to a tattoo parlor and got a tattoo on his shoulder which says, “In Memory of Tupac, Only God Can Judge You, Revelation 20:12.”
Rapper Treach (Naughty By Nature) has a tattoo of Tupac on his left arm.
The “Against All Odds” outro is from The Godfather III .
The “Hold Ya Head” intro is from a film about Malcolm X
The original title of All Eyez On Me was Americaz Euphanasia
The original title of Me Against the World was Crucify
The original title of Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z… was Troublesome 21
The Outlawz were originally supposed to be on “Krazy,” but they took too long to write their verses so Tupac let Bad Azz guest appear on it instead.
Tupac had two rottweilers named Bonnie and Clyde who his uncle took care of.
Tupac’s ex-wife, Keisha Morris, has a tattoo on her arm of Tupac sitting on a chair and looking up.
Tupac’s favorite drink was Sunkist Orange Soda.
Tupac’s two favorite colors were black and gold.
Tupac’s two favorite meals were fried chicken wings with hot sauce and macaroni and cheese.
Tupac used to work at Roundtable Pizza. He made pizzas and delivered them.
Tupac was set to star in Higher Learning, but was dropped from the film due to his legal troubles.
Tupac’s first movie appearance was in Nothing But Trouble.
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