Today, September 13, is the death anniversary of iconic American rapper, Tupac Shakur. He was shot dead in a gang-related driveby shooting this day in 1996 at the age of 25.
He was an inspiration to many rappers, songwriters and artistes alike. Even in death, he continues to be an inspiration.
One of those who owe thier artistic maturity to the late rapper is Nigerian comedian, Bovi.
Bovi paid a tribute to 2pac (also known as Makaveli) on his instagram page, saying that the Dear Mama rapper had tremendous influence on his methods as a comedian and comic actor.
Tupac’s real name is Lesane Parish Crooks. He was born in East Harlem, New York June 16, 1971. His work and style earned him recognition as one of the best rappers, songwriters, poets and record producers the world would ever know.