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Tupac Parents: Meet Afeni Shakur and Billy Garland



Tupac Parents

American rapper, actor, and activist was born on June 16, 1971.  Despite the fact that Tupac's life was cut short, he became well-known in the music industry under the stage moniker 2Pac.

In addition to addressing societal concerns like racism, poverty, and police brutality, 's music was renowned for its genuine passion and compelling storytelling. He rose to prominence in the hip-hop scene by using his platform to raise awareness of the difficulties encountered by underrepresented groups of people.

Tragically, Tupac's life was cut short when he was murdered in 1996 at the age of 25. However, his impact continues to resonate with fans worldwide. His music and activism left an indelible mark on the world, inspiring future generations of artists and activists to use their voices for change.

Tupac Parents: Meet Afeni Shakur and Billy Garland.

Afeni Shakur and Billy Garland are the parents of the American legendary rapper, Tupac Shakur. Afeni and her better half Billy are associates of Black Panther Party members in New York in the late 1960s and 1970s.

His mother, Afeni Shakur, was born as Alice Faye Williams. She played a vital role in his life, instilling in him a sense of resilience and determination. Afeni was a prominent Black Panther activist and her influence shaped Tupac's understanding of social justice issues. After the execution of the last Incan ruler, Tupac Amaru II in 1781, Afeni Shakur renamed his son Lesane Parish Crooks to Tupac Amaru Shakur and explained ‘'”I wanted him to have the name of revolutionary, indigenous people in the world. I wanted him to know he was part of a world culture and not just from a neighborhood''.

While Tupac's father, Billy Garland, wasn't as present in his life, their relationship had its complexities. Despite their differences, Tupac acknowledged his father's influence on his artistic expression and his ability to navigate the world as a Black man.

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