Tupac Shakur Honored With Street in California: The Tupac Shakur Way

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The late “Changes” once lived across the street in Oakland, California

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tupac shakur A street is being named after him in California.

An Oakland street will be named in honor of the late rapper unanimous vote City Council on Tuesday

The portion of MacArthur Boulevard between Grand Avenue and Van Buren Avenue – where Shakur once lived – will be known as Tupac Shakur Way. MacArthur Boulevard will still keep its current name.

Shakur, born in Harlem, New York City, lived in Oakland in the early 1990s. I said A video interview from 1993 that he found his “game” from Oakland. “When I moved to Oakland, that's when I learned the game,” he said. “I give all my love to Oakland, if I claim it somewhere I claim Oakland.”

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Memorial signs and plaques indicating the change will be paid for by the Tupac Shakur Foundation, according to nbc news, A timeline for the renaming has not been announced by the Oakland City Council.

Law states that the naming of Memorial Street will remind us of Shakur's “contributions to Oakland and our communities through the celebration of arts and culture as an awakening tool toward change in society.”

In 2016, the mayor of Oakland declared June 16 – the 's birthday – as Tupac Shakur Day in recognition of his contributions to the community.

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Shakur passed away in 1996 At age 25, six days after he was shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas.

Last June, the star's family honored his legacy opening a pop-up restaurant in California. his fiefdom opened Powamekka Cafe on June 16, 2022, in Los Angeles, where Shakur also lived.

The “Change” rapper thought of the concept for the eatery before his untimely death in 1996. He dreamed of Powamecca Cafe being a place for “divas” and “plays”, later found by his family and shared on his official Instagram page when the L.A. location was announced,

Shakur also wrote that he wanted his restaurant to be “an obsessive paradise with people 4 playing power 2 and chatting,” “serving as the perfect hideout 4 2 who want to escape the cold reality of the world.” “

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