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Tupac Shakur is a Actor and Sound American born on 16 june 1971 at New York City (USA)

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur
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Birth name Lesane Parish Crooks
Nationality USA
Birth 16 june 1971 at New York City (USA)
Death 13 september 1996 (at 25 years) at Las Vegas (USA)

Tupac Amaru Shakur (/ˈtuːpɑːk ʃəˈkʊər/ TOO-pahk shə-KOOR; June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and (briefly) Makaveli, was an American rapper, author, actor, and poet. As of 2007, Shakur has sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. His double disc albums All Eyez on Me and his Greatest Hits are among the best selling albums in the United States. He has been listed and ranked as one of the greatest artists of all time by many magazines, including Rolling Stone which ranked him 86th on its list of The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers ever, as well as one of the most influential rappers of all time.

Shakur began his career as a roadie, backup dancer and MC for the alternative hip hop group Digital Underground, eventually branching off as a solo artist. The themes of most of Shakur's songs revolved around the violence and hardship in inner cities, racism and other social problems. Both of his parents and several other people in his family were members of the Black Panther Party, whose ideals were reflected in his songs.

During the latter part of his career, Shakur was a vocal participant during the East Coast–West Coast hip hop rivalry, becoming involved in conflicts with other rappers, producers, and record-label staff members, most notably The Notorious B.I.G. and the label Bad Boy Records.

On September 7, 1996, Shakur was fatally shot in a drive-by shooting at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was taken to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, where he died six days later.

Biography

Shakur never professed to follow a particular religion, but his lyrics in singles such as "Only God Can Judge Me" and poems such as The Rose That Grew from Concrete suggest he believed in God. Many analysts currently describe him as a deist. He believed in Karma, but rejected a literal afterlife and organized religion.
Shakur has had several family members who were members of the Black Panthers; Mutulu Shakur, his step-father; Assata Shakur, his step-aunt; Billy Garland, his biological father; and Afeni Shakur, his mother. Shakur publicly spoke out against interracial marriage in an interview with Source magazine in 1994, but later retracted these comments.

His bandana tied into rabbit ears struck mythic chords and remains one of hip-hop's most recognizable style flourishes to date.

He was also engaged to Kidada Jones.

Best films

Poetic Justice (1993)
(Actor)
Tupac: Resurrection (2003)
(Actor)

Usually with

Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre
(3 films)
Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg
(5 films)
Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd
(1 films)
Mickey Rourke
Mickey Rourke
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Tupac Shakur (16 films)

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Actor

The Big Short, 2h10
Directed by Adam McKay
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Melissa Leo, Karen Gillan
Roles Himself (archive footage)
Rating77% 3.8959853.8959853.8959853.8959853.895985
En 2005, à Wall Street, au milieu des grandes banques, des médias et du gouvernement aveugles, quatre outsiders découvrent la bulle immobilière et l'opacité de son financement. Par l'analyse et l'enquête sur le terrain ils rejettent l'idéologie et l'optimisme écrasants de leur milieu. Ils sont les seuls à se positionner dans le sens de la débâcle qui leur apparaît certaine.
Tupac: Resurrection, 1h52
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Tupac Shakur
Roles Himself (archive footage)
Rating78% 3.94783.94783.94783.94783.9478
Le documentaire présente la vie de Tupac Amaru Shakur du point de vue du rappeur lui-même. Narrateur et protagoniste du film, il raconte sa vie, ses actions et son art avec ses propres mots. Un peu différent du DVD "Thug Angel", mais beaucoup plus apprécié.
Biggie & Tupac, 1h48
Directed by Nick Broomfield
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about law, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Tupac Shakur, Nick Broomfield, Snoop Dogg, Suge Knight
Roles himself
Rating66% 3.347073.347073.347073.347073.34707
Ce documentaire ouvre à nouveau les enquêtes sur les meurtres des superstars du rap, Biggie Smalls (The Notorious B.I.G.) et Tupac Shakur. Ces deux rappeurs, d'abord amis, sont devenus à cause de leurs succès respectifs des ennemis mortels. La thèse officielle de leurs assassinats est celle de la guerre du rap. Nick Broomfield offre la parole aux témoins et aux proches que la police n'a pas entendus. Les dessous de ces enquêtes bâclées révèlent la corruption des autorités, le pouvoir du producteur Suge, le rôle du FBI, les rumeurs selon lesquelles Notorious Big aurait commandité le meurtre de Tupac.
Gang Related, 1h42
Directed by Jim Kouf
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors James Belushi, James Earl Jones, Dennis Quaid, David Paymer, Gary Cole, Tupac Shakur
Roles Detective Rodriguez
Rating63% 3.1989753.1989753.1989753.1989753.198975
Vice police detectives Frank Divinci (James Belushi) and Jake Rodriguez (Tupac Shakur) gun down narcotics dealer Lionel Hudd (Kool Moe Dee), after the three engage illegally in drug trafficking; this is in order to recover the cocaine Hudd purchased from them. When Divinci and Rodriguez find out Hudd was actually a "deep cover" DEA agent—because Hudd's partner, Richard Simms (Gary Cole) drops by their precinct for help sniffing out the killers—they try to frame anyone else with the murder. It does not help that Rodriguez has outstanding gambling debts, and that a huge man known only as "Mr. Cutlass Supreme" (Tiny Lister) is on his case for it. After arresting numerous felons without success (because they cannot possibly link Hudd's murder to any of them), Divinci and Rodriguez arrest a homeless drunk by the name of Joe Doe (Dennis Quaid). While Joe is still intoxicated, the detectives convince him that he shot Hudd. They even make him sign a confession. Divinci and Rodriguez convince local stripper Cynthia Webb (Lela Rochon), also Divinci's mistress, who was the "bait" in their trap for Hudd, to "identify" Joe in a police line-up.
Gridlock'd
Gridlock'd (1997)
, 1h25
Directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Hip hop films, Buddy films, Gangster films
Actors Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, Thandie Newton, Charles Fleischer, Bokeem Woodbine, James Pickens Jr.
Roles Ezekiel 'Spoon' Whitmore
Rating68% 3.4477353.4477353.4477353.4477353.447735
Set in Detroit, Gridlock'd centers around heroin addicts Spoon (Tupac Shakur), Stretch (Tim Roth) and Cookie (Thandie Newton). They are all in a band together in the spoken word genre. They go by the name of Eight Mile Road, with Cookie on the vocals, Spoon on the bass guitar (plus secondary vocals), and Stretch on the piano. Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their habit after Cookie overdoses on her first hit. Throughout a disastrous day, the two addicts dodge police and local criminals while struggling with an apathetic government bureaucracy that thwarts their entrance into a rehabilitation program.
Bullet
Bullet (1996)
, 1h35
Directed by Julien Temple
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Mickey Rourke, Donnie Wahlberg, Adrien Brody, Scott Glenn, John Enos III, Ted Levine
Roles Tank
Rating63% 3.198543.198543.198543.198543.19854
Butch "Bullet" Stein (Mickey Rourke) is a 35-year-old Jewish ex-con who is released from prison after serving an 8-year sentence for being an accomplice to a robbery. After his release he returns to Brooklyn to live with his dysfunctional family, including his alcoholic father, depressed mother, unstable older brother Louis, and his younger brother Ruby, an aspiring artist.
Murder Was the Case: The Movie, 18minutes
Directed by F. Gary Gray, Dr. Dre
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Documentary, Musical, Crime
Actors Snoop Dogg, Charlie Murphy, John Witherspoon, John Amos, Fred Berry, Ice Cube
Roles Sniper (segment "Natural Born Killaz")
Rating59% 2.998652.998652.998652.998652.99865
Le film revient sur la mort fictive du rappeur Snoop Dogg et de sa résurrection après un pacte avec le Diable...
Above the Rim, 1h36
Directed by Jeff Pollack
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Basketball films, Hip hop films, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Duane Martin, Leon Robinson, Tupac Shakur, Tonya Pinkins, David Bailey, Bernie Mac
Roles Birdie
Rating66% 3.301263.301263.301263.301263.30126
Kyle Watson (Duane Martin) is a talented basketball player who is about to graduate from high school. While he waits to find out if he will receive a scholarship to Georgetown University he finds himself in a difficult dilemma over a playground basketball tournament. He must decide whether to play for and follow his widely beloved basketball coach or Birdie (Tupac Shakur), a local thug in the neighborhood. Flip a homeless man remember playing basketball with Thomas "Shep" Shepard (Leon Robinson)a high school security guard. Kyle is also feeling resentment towards the security guard, because Kyle's own mother is falling in love with Shep.
Poetic Justice, 1h49
Directed by John Singleton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Poésie, Hip hop films, Gangster films
Actors Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Joe Torry, Tyra Ferrell, Roger Guenveur Smith
Roles Lucky
Rating61% 3.0552153.0552153.0552153.0552153.055215
Justice (Janet Jackson) is a young woman living in South Central, Los Angeles. She was named Justice by her late mother, who gave birth to her while attending law school. After the shooting death of her boyfriend Markell (Q-Tip), Justice falls into a deep depression. She spends the majority of her time in the house she inherited from her grandmother, with her cat White Boy, only going out to her job at a local hair salon. Justice is a talented poet, she reads many of her poems throughout the course of the film, both to other characters and in voice over.
Juice
Juice (1992)
, 1h35
Directed by Ernest R. Dickerson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Hip hop films, Road movies, Chase films, Gangster films
Actors Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Khalil Kain, Samuel L. Jackson, Cindy Herron
Roles Roland Bishop
Rating70% 3.50093.50093.50093.50093.5009
Bishop (Tupac Shakur), Q (Omar Epps), Raheem (Khalil Kain), and Steel (Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins) are four African-American friends growing up together in Harlem. They regularly skip school, instead spending their days hanging out at Steel's apartment, at a neighborhood arcade, and also a record store where they steal LPs for Q's DJ interests. Generally, they are harassed daily by the police or a Puerto Rican gang led by Radames (Vincent Laresca).
Nothing but Trouble, 1h34
Directed by Dan Aykroyd
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Adventure, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Demi Moore, Taylor Negron, Tupac Shakur
Roles Digital Underground Member
Rating51% 2.551542.551542.551542.551542.55154
While hosting a party in his Manhattan penthouse, financial publisher Chris Thorne (Chase) meets lawyer Diane Lightson (Moore) and agrees to escort her to consult a client in Atlantic City on the following day. Thorne's clients, obnoxious but wealthy Brazilian siblings Fausto and Renalda, whom he calls "Brazillionaires", meet up with them and invite themselves along.