Tupac Amaru Shakur was the name that his mother,Afeni Shakur, gave him after an Incan Warrior named Tupac Amaru. He was one of the best black artists, and was also the best rapper that ever hold the mic. There's no MC that expressed his feeling as deep as Tupac. There's a lot of controversy about his life, with negative and positive points, but it's just a sign of a man who lived his life to the fullest. He was a pro black warrior, and wanted to be a leader like Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X was, through Rap... he wrote about almost everything you can imagine in this life. Even being the best rapper, he didn't bragged this title. Like Jesus divided the time in "Before Christ, After Christ", Tupac divided the Hip Hop in "Before Pac, After Pac" like the album of the Outlawz with the same title says "Outlawz - 2005 A. P."...
"I don't think I'm the best rapper, the best nothing, I just think I'm the realest nigga out there" - Tupac

"And even though I act crazy, I gotta thank the Lord that you made me! There are no words that can express how I feel, you never kept a secret, always stay real, and I appreciate how you raised me, and all the extra love that you gave me" Tupac on "Dear Mama"

by Buga April 24, 2006
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The definitive rapper, and in my opinion the definitive hero. Tupac's was one of the most beautiful souls ever to grace this planet. Everything he touched was art, he practically made the genre of gangsta rap, was a true genius and an extremely good man at heart. Complicated as he was, he fought and rapped for what he believed in and with an unsurpassed level of emotion. He's an icon and a legend to the growing society of African- Americans and anybody else who looks up to him. His legacy will unsurpassed by any before and afer him and no matter what the hell any of you think, and no matter what the hell happens Tupac will always THE hero and role model for me.
R.I.P. Tupac Amaru Shakur
by A.P. September 02, 2003
Tupac the greatest rapper to ever live. Thoughts he is stil alive. R.I.P

You cannot compare his musical talents to anyone else, he was a new meaning to hip hop.
"got the police busting at me, but they can't do nothing to a G"
"Thug life baby, i probably be punished for hard living.. police be rushing when they see me."
by Lacey June 17, 2004
Good Rapper. in fact, the best. im saying this and im not even into rap.
I would say Tupac is dead, get the hell over it, but then again kurt cobain is dead and i wouldnt want yall coming and posting he is dead, get over it.
by Ka August 17, 2004
Tupac got his name from the Inca's I think and Tupac Amaru means "Shining Serpent." He was a badass rapper but too many dumbasses just say "yo tupac is tight yo fa sho hes alive" Tupac is my favorite rapper because his words were poetry, and his words are a way of life. Just listen to one of his songs, and if you can't truly FEEL it, then just give up and don't try and talk about him. He was meant to die, and he did, let him go. but let his words never die.
My life is in denial, and when I die, babtised in eternal fire. Shed so many tears.
by Outlaw January 16, 2004
there are too much words to describe Tupac..but simply he was a genius of his time. who knows what he could have accomplished if he was still alive today.
"it aint about black or white cuz were human, i hope we see the light before its ruined."
by 760 ALL DAY January 22, 2005
The best rapper ever to live. Changed his name to Tupac Shakur. Anyone who has something to say about him needs to reconsider, because Tupac is a greater man than the person who hates him. Even if he isn't still alive, Tupac still remains as a prominent figure in the world of hip-hop today.
"Hail mary, roll wit me"
---Tupac Shakur, Hail Mary
by iSpark September 25, 2004
Name which originated from one of Peru's gratest warriors. He was tortured when each arm was tied to a horse and his two legs were tied to two other horses with the purpose of giving him a horrible death but he was so strong that he didn't die.
The very talented rapper Tupac Shakur got his name from this very strong warrior whose real name was Tupac Amaru. There is also a militia in Peru called MRTA (Movimiento Revolucionario Tupac Amaru) which were the ones that took over the Japanese embassy in Peru but were all killed by the swat team over there. R.I.P Tupac
Tupac Amaru was Peruvian.
Tupac Amaru Shakur got his name from Tupac Amaru the Peruvian warrior.
by not_a_killah July 14, 2004
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