On June 16 “Tupac” was born…

On June 16, 1971 Tupac Shakur was born.  Shakur (also known as 2Pac) was a West coast rapper whose songs revolved around the turmoil that inner cities face, as well as various social issues present in society. His family has roots relating to the Black Panther Family, whose ideology can been heard in his music.…

On February 13 Tupac released “All Eyez on Me”…

On February 13, 1996 Tupac’s “All Eyez on Me” was released.  The album, featuring the hit single “California Love,” was released by Death Row Records, while simultaneously reaching the number-one spot on the Billboard 200 chart. In addition, the album is often labeled as one of the greatest rap albums released and was eventually certified…

On June 16 Tupac was born…

On June 16, 1971 Tupac Shakur was born.  Shakur (also known as 2Pac) was a West coast rapper whose songs revolved around the turmoil that inner cities face, as well as various social issues present in society. His family has roots relating to the Black Panther Family, whose ideology can been heard in his music.…

On May 21 Christopher Wallace was born…

On May 21, 1972 Christopher Wallace, better known as The Notorious B.I.G. or Biggie Smalls, was born. He is best known for increasing the East Coast’s hip hop presence during the time hip hop was being dominated by the West Coast. He had an alleged long standing rivalry with former friend and West Coast rapper,…

On February 13 “All Eyez on Me” by Tupac was released…

On February 13, 1996 Tupac’s “All Eyez on Me” was released. The album, featuring the hit single “California Love,” was released by Death Row Records, while simultaneously reaching the number-one spot on the Billboard 200 chart. In addition, the album is often labeled as one of the greatest rap albums released and was eventually certified…