His birthday has been celebrated in the San Francisco Bay Area, ‘The Jungle’, where he used to live with his mother
As a teenager, Tupac and his mother moved there, to Marin City, in 1988 where he formed the rap group Strictly Dope, Forbes reported.
Oakland’s Digital Underground is commemorating Tupac on his birthday in a live show dedicated to him.
Tupac died in a hospital aged 25 a week after he had been shot dead on September, 7 1996 near the Las Vegas Strip.
It is still unknown who carried out the shooting.
Cathy Scott has written a biography ‘The Killing of Tupac Shakur’ on the artist’s life and death.