In 1996 Tupac Shakur, one of the vital proficient artists of his time, was murdered by an unknown gunman. Fred L. Johnson and Tayannah Lee McQuillar look at the theories surrounding his dying and the story of Tupac’s misplaced legacy on this definitive biography. For thousands and thousands, Shakur gave voice to their tales, however there was additionally one other aspect to him, revealed as his life spun uncontrolled, because the whispered warnings from buddies went unheeded and the denunciations of critics grew louder. Disturbingly, he sang and wrote about his impending dying. When it got here, it introduced the music business to its knees and ended an period when American rappers have been leaders in utilizing their artwork to talk the reality to company, authorities, and judicial energy.