Disclosing Some Secrets Behind Tupac’s Popularity

Disclosing Some Secrets Behind Tupac's Popularity Tupac is one of the most successful MCs and one of the very few celebrities whose name stays alive long after their death. His music, his life controversies and events, his theory on life, his view and lyrics have kept him alive in the heart of millions of his fans. He has been giving platinum and gold albums even after his death. His popularity has crossed all the borders and here we are sharing the reasons behind his world wide popularity. Tupac is one of the best selling music artist of all times.

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Tupac – One of the Best Music Artist

Tupac is an American actor and rapper who was born on 16th June 1971. He grew up in Harlem then later moved on to Baltimore, Maryland. He is known by two stage names: 2Pac and Makaveli. Tupac left the world grieved on 13th September 1996 after he was shot and stayed in hospital for 6 days.

Tupac is regarded as the greatest rapper of all time. He was a great poet who was loved and admired by all. His theory on life and strong lyrical content earned him millions of fans across the globe. He is an epitome of a Rose that grew from Concrete. About which he says:

If you walk by a street and you walk on the concrete and you see a rose growing from the concrete, even if it had messed up petals and it was a little to the side you would marvel at just seeing a rose grow through concrete. So why is it that when you see some ghetto kid grow out of the dirtiest circumstance and he can talk and he can sit across the room and make you cry, make you laugh, all you can talk about is my dirty rose, my dirty stems and how I am leaning crooked to the side, you can’t even see that I’ve come up from out of that

Tupac’s Success

Tupac Shakur

Even after his death, Tupac’s fans did not leave behind in making him a big success. By 2010, he had sold over 75 million albums worldwide that makes him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. He ranks number two on MTV’s list of The Greatest MCs of All Times while Rolling Stone ranked him as the 86th greatest artist of all time. He was ranked number eighth by Forbes in their list of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities. He believes:

I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.

Secrets Behind Tupac’s Popularity

  • He was the founding member of Outlwaz.
  • Tupac is listed as the most successful gangsta MC in the “Guinness Book of World Records.”
  • More of his music was released after his death.
  • In his song “Life Goes On” from the album “All Eyez on Me”, he talks about his own funeral.
  • He was voted as the 86th Greatest Rock ‘n Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
  • His 10 albums released after his death in 1996, have all gone platinum.
  • In US, he has sold around 38 million copies of his albums.
  • In 2004, according to Guiness Book of Records, he was the highest selling rap/hip-hop artist. He sold over 67 million copies worldwide.

Tupac’s Awards

Tupac Awards

Tupac has won several awards throughout his lifetime for his splendid work in the world of music, some of which are as follows:

1997: American Music Award for favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist

2005: ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Award for the Top Soundtrack Song of the Year for “Runnin (Dying to Live)”

Quick Facts about Tupac

  • ACTIVE: 1990s
  • GENRE: Rap
  • FAMOUS AS: Rapper, Actor
  • BIRTH NAME: Lesane Parish Crooks
  • BIRTH DATE: 16th June, 1971
  • BIRTH PLACE: East Harlem, New York, USA
  • KNOWN AS: Tupac Shakur, Lesane Parish Crooks, Parish Lesane Crooks
  • MEMBER OF: Digital Underground
  • CLAIM TO FAME: His album 2Pacalypse Now in 1991

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  1. This is a very sad but interesting post Yusra.2pac was a awesome celebrity.