All About Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur Bio
Born Lesane Parish Crooks, Tupac Amaru Shakur is a legendary American rapper, poet, actor and music producer. Tupac was born on June 16th, 1971 in East Harlem, Manhattan, New York and died on September 13th 1996 at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas after an alleged homicide attack. Tupac’s music career started as a backup dancer and MC for the hip hop group Digital Underground. He later on separated from the group to become a solo artist and released his debut album 2Pacalypse Now. Most of Tupac’s songs were more of poetic and addressed the social injustices such as racism and discriminative violence in the lower middle class areas in the big cities in the United States. Coming at a time when racism was a critical issue in the US, Tupac’s music become very influential especially among the African Americans. His double disc albums All eyez on me and Greatest Hits remain among the bestselling albums in the US to date. Later on in his career, he became involved in a hip hop rivalry leading to conflict and eventually his death.
Tupac Body Statistics
Tupac Shakur still remains a legend in the hip hop music industry, having inspired many rappers even after his death. Tupac died at a young age of 25. Being a very influential personality, it is only normal that people had to find out the details of his body. The legendary rapper had a rather public life hence his body statistics were revealed by the media for his followers. Tupac was 5’9” or 176 cm and had a body weight of approximately 70-76 kg or 154-168 lbs. He was commonly known for his signature bandana and thick eyebrows. Tupac had large dark brown eyes and black hair.
Tupac Workout Routine
As for whether he worked out or not, Tupac allegedly worked out while serving his prison sentence in 1995. He lifted weights and did ‘major’ and minor’ muscle building exercises on various parts of his body. These exercises consisted of crunches, curls, chest pushes, dips and 40 pound weight lifting. These were extracted from a manuscript called 2Pac Resurrection written about Tupac when he was in prison in 1995.
Body Measurements Summary
Tupac’s specific body measurements remain unknown but here are some of the interesting body statistics about the legendary rapper and actor.
Body type: Athletic
Height: 5’9” or 176 cm
Weight: 70-76 kg or 154-168 lbs.
Eye color: Dark brown
Hair color: Black
Shoe size: Unknown
Star sign: Gemini
Despite his successful music career, Tupac had several shortfalls in his life, including his imprisonment. The rapper faced a lot of legal prosecutions, many involving assaults and shootings. The most recognized one being a shooting involving a 6 year old boy. The incident occurred when Tupac was signing autographs for his fans when he allegedly dropped his Colt Mustang pistol. One of his entourage, upon picking the gun, a bullet accidentally discharged, shot and killed the 6 year old Qa’id Walker-Teal who was riding his bicycle at a nearby school playground. This incident, among others, including an alleged sexual assault on a woman were among the many charges that Tupac had to answer in court. Despite all this, the rapper still remains a great influence for many up and coming artists.