Who wants to buy? The Bible late American rapper, Tupac Amaru Shakur read while serving time at a maximum security prison has been put up for sale for $54k.
The HipHop legend was born on June 16,1971 in East Harlem, Nw York, U.S and died September 13, 1996 (aged 25), death caused by gunshot wounds.
As of 2007, Shakur has sold over 75 million records worldwide. His double disc albums All Eyez on Me and his Greatest Hits are among the best selling albums in the United States. He has been listed and ranked as one of the greatest artists of all time by many magazines including Rolling Stones which ranked him 86th on its list of The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers ever, as well as one of the most influential rappers of all time.
Shakur began his career as a roadie, backup dancer, and MC of the alternative hip hop group Digital Underground, eventually branching off as a solo artist. The themes of most of Shakur’s songs revolved around the violence and hardship in inner cities, racism, and other social problems. Both of his parents and several other people in his family were members of the Black Panther, whose ideals were reflected in his songs. During the latter part of his career, Shakur was a vocal participant during the East Coast–West Coast hip hop rivalry becoming involved in conflicts with other rappers, producers, and record-label staff members, most notably The Notorious B.I.G.and the label Bad Boy Records, He was shot on September 7 and died 6 days later after being hospitalized at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
“A member of Tupac’s family put the bible in the hands of online dealer Moments in Time — which set the price at a cool $54k.
The late rapper signed it along with his inmate number from the 9 months he spent at Clinton Correctional Facility in 1995.
We’re told Tupac’s estate is not behind the sale. But when the bible sells we’re told the family will get a bulk of the cash,” – TMZ reports.
Written by Clement Oluwsegun