He was wanted for having helped his sister Assata Shakur also known as Joanne Chesimard to escape from a state penitentiary in New Jersey. It was protest music in a way nobody had ever thought about before. In the day that followed, he entered the courthouse in a wheelchair and was found guilty of three counts of molestation and not guilty of six others, including sodomy, stemming from his arrest for sexual assault. Shakur began attending the poetry classes of Leila Steinberg in Shakur's body was cremated the next day, and some of his ashes were allegedly mixed with marijuana and smoked by members of the Outlawz. He mentioned Makaveli Records a few times before his death. Shakur shot one officer in the buttocks and the other in the leg, back, or abdomen, according to varying news reports.
Sharon. Age: 22.
Shortly afterward, his multi-platinum album Me Against the World was released.
Kenia. Age: 30.
However, eighteen years later, in ; they revealed the ashes they smoked weren't his. As they crossed the street, a car with Shakur inside passed them or "almost struck them". The idea behind the group was for each member to have a rap name coinciding with the names of various tyrants or enemies of America, past, and present.