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This Day in History: Tupac Shakur Dies

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This Day in History: Tupac Shakur Dies

This Day in History: Tupac Shakur Dies

This Day in History: Tupac Shakur Dies September 13, 1996 The hip-hop star was shot in the passenger seat of a car while at a stop light in Las Vegas on September 7.

Sitting in the driver's seat next to Shakur was Death Row Records founder Marian "Suge" Knight.

Knight was wounded in the exchange.

The drive-by shooting was the result of the infamous and violent hip-hop โ€œEast Coast vs.

West Coastโ€ rivalry.

Shakur was rushed to the hospital and underwent emergency surgery.

Over the next few days, his condition seemed to improve.

But on September 13, Tupac died of his wounds.

The rap icon was 25 years old.

His murder remains unsolved.

Tupac Shakur's music legacy continues to grow.


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