Birthday Shout! Tupac Shakur, The Ultimate Warrior

Birthday Shout! Tupac Shakur, The Ultimate Warrior

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate these exceptional legends this day June 16

Tupac Shakur

Legendary rap artiste Lesane Parish Crooks was better known by his stage name Tupac Shakur or 2Pac and briefly by the name Makaveli.

The American rapper, songwriter, and actor became renown as a legendary rap artist after selling over 75 million albums, and was ranked the #2 Greatest MC of All Time by MTV.

Shakur has sold over 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time.  He has been listed and ranked as one of the most influential rapper of all time.

The hit sensation started off  as a roadie, backup dancer, and MC for the alternative hip hop group Digital Underground,

He got married to Keisha Morris on April 29, 1995 and the couple divorced in 1996.

He was one of the more notable participants of the 90’s East Coast – West Coast hip hop rivalry and many believe it cost him his life.

On September 7, 1996, he got involved in a in drive-by shooting after watching a Mike Tyson fight in Las Vegas, Nevada and immediately rushed to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, where he died six days later.

Tupac Shakur was born June 16, 1971.

Tupac Shakur

The Ultimate Warrior 

WWF icon James Hellwig  changed his named to Warrior after wrestling under the ring name The Ultimate Warrior in the 1980s and ’90s.

Before fame, he  was an amateur bodybuilder while attending Indiana State University.

He was a one-time WWF Heavyweight Champion and two-time Intercontinental Champion.

The Ultimate Warrior’s reputation skyrocketed when he won the WWF Championship by defeating Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania VI.

He was born June 15, 1969 in Indiana, he died Apr 8, 2014  at the age of 54.

The Ultimate Warrior
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