Remembering rap legend Tupac Shakur on 21st anniversary of his death – Orange County Register
On September 7, 1996, rapper Tupac Shakur was shot in a drive-by shooting at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane in Las Vegas, Nevada. Shakur was taken to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, where he died six days later, on September 13, 1996. He was 25. Known as 2Pac, he was one of the most successful – and scorned – “gangsta” rappers.
A hologram of rapper Tupac Shakur performing onstage at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on April 15, 2012 in Indio, California. Shakur died on September 13, 1996. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)
Presenter Snoop Dogg speaks about 2017 Inductee Tupac Shakur onstage at the 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center on April 7, 2017 in New York City. Shakur died on September 13, 1996. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
File – Oakland, CA January 7, 1992 – Rapper Tupac Shakur. On September 7, 1996, 2Pac was fatally shot in a drive-by shooting at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was taken to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, where he died six days later, on September 13, 1996. He was 25. (Gary Reyes / Oakland Tribune Staff Archives)
File – A black BMW, riddled with bullet holes, is seen in a Las Vegas police impound lot in a file photo from Sunday, Sept. 8, 1996. Rapper Tupac Shakur was shot while riding in the car driven by Death Row Records chairman Marion “Suge” Knight on Sept. 7, 1996, and died a week later. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)
The intersection of Harmon and Las Vegas Blvd., in Las Vegas, Sunday, Sept. 8, 1996, where rap superstar Tupac Shakur and Death Row Records Chairman Marion “Suge” Knight were stopped and transported to the University Medical Center-Trauma unit after being shot. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
File – Rappers, right to left, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Doggy Dogg and Hammer, joined the black-activists group Brotherhood Crusade Thursday, Aug. 15,…