Afeni Shakur; joins the New York Black Panthers at age 22 Afeni is arrested for and charge with conspiracy to bomb several public areas in New York city. Afeni pregnant with Tupac, has her bail revoked, she sent to the Women House of Detention in Greenwich Village. Shortly after Afeni acquitted on bombing charges. On June 16,1971 Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in Brooklyn, New York. Tupac Amaru are Inca words meaning shining serpent. Shakur is Arabic for thankful to god. Tupac and his family had it rough. Tupac family living in shelters between the Bronx and Harlem. Legs, a local hood comes to live with Shakur family. Leg introduces Tupac mom to crack. Afeni enrolls 12 year old Tupac in the 127 Street Ensemble, a Harlem theater group. In his first first performance Tupac plays Travis in a Raisin In The Sun. Shakur family later moves to Baltimore. At age 15 Tupac writes his first rap as M.C. New York and also enrolls at the School of the Arts where he studied ballet an acting. Tupac family moves to Marin City, California Leaving the Art school effected Tupac life so much he moved in with his neighbor and begins to sell drugs. Mutulu Shakur, Tupac Stepfather, is Sentenced to 60 years in prison for his involvement in a 1981 armored-car robbery. Tupac joins Digital Underground as a roadie/dancer/rapper. While on tour Tupac finds out his mom does crack. 2pacalypse now is released November 12, 1991 shortly after Tupac files a $10 million lawsuit against Oakland police for the alleged brutality following the arrest for jay walking. Tupac makes his screen debut in Juice. February 1,1993 Strictly 4 my N.I.G.G.A.Z. is released and goes platinum. April 5, 1993 Tupac is arrested for swinging a bat at a rapper during a concert. Two months later He plays a leading roll in Poetic Justice. One month later he picked up a woman at a New York night club she was allegedly sexually abused by Tupac and Tupac could not be in the cast of Higher Learning. Tupac put in jail for punching out Allen Hughes (director of Menace to Society). November 30 ,1994 Tupac was shot 5 times in Times Square Recording Building. Tupac checks himself out of the hospital less than 3 hours after surgery. Tupac spends four and a half years in jail for sexual abuse. While he was incarcerated Me Against The World, debuts No. 1 on the Billboard charts. In a Vibe interview from jail he says that Biggie Smalls, Sean (Puffy) Combs, Andre Harrell and his close friend Stretch, and others in a recording studio ambush. Death Row CEO Suge Knight posts 1,4 million Bond on Tupac . Tupac then signs with Death Row. Four months later All Eyez On Me Debuts. After leaving the Mike Tyson Bruce Seldon fight in Las Vegas in Suge Knight car. Tupac is shot four times in the chest by an assailant in a White Cadillac. Shakur rushed to University Medical Center, where he undergoes surgery, including the removal of his right lung. After six days in critical condition, Tupac Amaru Shakur is pronounced dead at 4:03 p.m. His Body was cremated. He was 25 years of age.
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