Shakur, known as 2Pac, died in a Nevada hospital on 13 September 1996, six days after being hit in a drive by shooting at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Koval Lane in Las Vegas.
Published on 2Pac’s official website
Published on 2Pac’s official websiteto mark the anniversary, Lemar’s tribute reads:
“I was 8 yrs old when I first saw you. I couldn’t describe how I felt at that moment. So many different emotions. Full of excitement. Full of joy and eagerness. 20 yrs later I understand exactly what that feeling was.
“The people that you touched on that small intersection changed lives forever. I told myself I wanted to be a voice for man one day. Whoever I knew was speaking out loud for u to listen.
Lamar revealed earlier this year that his album To Pimp A Butterfly had originally been given a different title that paid direct tribute to the late rapper.
The album had initially been called Tu Pimp A Caterpillar, which when abbreviated spells TuPAC.Reuse content