A Terminally Ill Former Gangster Has Finally Revealed Who Murdered Tupac

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World-famous rapper Tupac Shakur was shot in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996, but no one has ever been arrested for his murder. Now, however, former gangster Keefe D – real name Duane Keith Davis – has revealed that he was in fact witness to the events leading to Tupac’s death. Perhaps, then, the mystery is close to being solved.

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One of the world’s seminal rap artists, Tupac recorded four albums in his lifetime that secured his place in hip-hop history. The rapper’s first record, released in 1991, was 2Pacalypse, followed two years later by Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z… Then on 1995’s Me Against the World, Tupac wrote an endearing tribute to his mother Afeni Shakur, a former political activist who had been jailed while pregnant with him in 1971.

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Tupac released his fourth and final album in 1996 – the year he was killed. All Eyez on Me was another hit for the the rapper; nearly two decades later, the same title was also given to a biopic that charted his colorful but short life. The late rapper has stayed in the headlines in recent years, too, with a BBC Radio 4 documentary Tupac Shakur, Hip-Hop Immortal broadcast in 2014 – 18 years after his death. In the program, poet Al Letson said that despite Tupac’s brief life, the rapper had “burned like a supernova.”

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