His mother announced she would scatter her son's ashes in Soweto, South Africa, the "birthplace of his ancestors," on the 10th anniversary of his murder.

Knight, who was involved with the rival Bloods gang, and members of his entourage piled in.

Later, as a car that Tupac was sharing with Knight stopped at a red light, a man emerged from another car and fired 13 shots, hitting Tupac in the hand, pelvis and chest. His girlfriend Kidada and his mother Afeni were both with him in his final days. Members of his old band, Outlawz, made the controversial claim that they had smoked some of his ashes in honor of him.

1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and remains Tupac's best-known song. However since his death, Tupac has continued to sell millions of records.

The third single from the album, "How Do You Want It," also reached No. Within two months of its release, had been certified five-times double-platinum. Released as a single in June 1996, “How Do You Want It” was more famous for its B track, “Hit ‘Em Up,” which aired Tupac’s West Coast feud with East Coast Bad Boy rivals. estimated that Tupac’s estate took in $9 million in 2007 and $3.5 million as recently as 2010.

She became pregnant with her son in 1970 while on bail after being charged with conspiring to set off a race war.

Afeni was acquitted the following year after successfully defending herself in court, displaying a gift for oration that her son would inherit.

Hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur was embroiled in a feud between East Coast and West Coast rappers and was murdered in a drive-by shooting in 1996, leaving behind an influential musical legacy at the age of 25.

Tupac Shakur (June 16, 1971 to September 13, 1996) was an American rapper and actor who came to embody the 1990s gangsta-rap aesthetic and in death became an icon symbolizing noble struggle.

Tupac's debut for Death Row, the double-length album was an unapologetic celebration of the thug lifestyle, eschewing socially conscious lyrics in favour of gangsta-funk hedonism and menace. The track seemed to chillingly presage Tupac’s death and the ensuing conspiracy theories:“Grab ya glocks, when you see Tupac; Call the cops, when you see Tupac, uh; Who shot me, but ya punks didn't finish; Now ya bout to feel the wrath of a menace,” he rapped.

Dr Dre, who had pioneered g-funk with NWA, produced the album's first single, "California Love" — which went to No. Tupac's fifth album, Tupac signed a .5 million contract with Death Row records in 1995 and, although he had sold million in records, it was rumored he was in debt to the label at the time of his death.

The series will include aspects from the legendary artist’s life, as well as follow famed civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as he conducts a full-scale, intensive investigation into key theories behind his murder."“Who Killed Tupac?