Tupac Amaru Shakur aka 2Pac, Makaveli, and Pac, was one of the greatest and most influential rappers of all time. On September 7, 1996, Shakur was shot four times in a drive-by shooting. He died six days later.
Snoop Dogg was discovered by Dr. Dre of N.W.A, and as a result Snoop was featured on Dr.Dre's solo debut album, The Chronic. He has since sold over twenty-three million albums in the United States and thirty-five million albums worldwide.
Biggie is ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all time. On March 9, 1997, Big was killed in a drive-by shooting in LA. His album Life After Death, released 16 days later.
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