A Look At The Life Of Tupac Shakur. Tragically, Shakur's life was cut short at the age of just 25 after being shot in Las Vegas. Years on, Tupac is still treasured as a legend in hip hop for his outstanding discography clocking up 11 album and 44 singles.
Tupac was a celebrity of the 1990s. He was one of the first successful rappers in America. He paved the way for future rappers such as Drake and Lil Wayne. He was iconic because he came from a poor family and grew to be extremely successful, which is what every American strives to be.