Born Lesane Parish Crooks, Tupac or 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. Considered to be one of the greatest of all time. Much of Tupac's work covered social issues particular to inner cities and is considered a symbol of resistance and activism against inequality. Born in NYC, he relocated later to the Bay Area and then to Los Angeles. Albums included Me Against the World and All Eyez on Me. Tupac was killed on September 7, 1996 and his murder has remained unsolved.