Makaveli Is Born
1971 –Tupac Shakur is born on the June 16th in East Harlem, New York City
On the 16th of June 1971, Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in New York City. According to Shakur’s relatives, his real name was Lesane Parish Crooks but was then given the name Tupac Shakur after the 18th century South American revolutionary.
Both Shakur’s mother Afeni Shakur and father Billy Garland were active members of the Black Panther Party. They were separated at the time of his birth. Afeni Shakur was pregnant with Tupac while serving time in prison for bombing charges.