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The songs "Trapped" and "Brenda's Got a Baby" were widely noted both for their poetic qualities and their strong critiques of unjust social policies.Dan Quayle criticized the album after a Texas youth's defense attorney claimed he was influenced by 2Pacalypse Now and its theme of police brutality before shooting a state trooper.Shakur went on to feature Shock G and Money-B from Digital Underground in his track "I Get Around", which ranked #11 on the U. Though the album did not generate any hit singles, 2Pacalypse Now has been acclaimed by many critics and fans for its underground feel, with many rappers such as Nas, Eminem, Game, and Talib Kweli having pointed to it as inspiration.Although the album was originally released on Interscope Records, the rights to its distribution are now owned by Amaru Entertainment, the label owned by Shakur's mother.Shakur was born in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City but relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1988.He later moved to Los Angeles in 1993 to further pursue his music career.Outside music, Shakur also gained considerable success as an actor, with his starring roles as Bishop in Juice (1992), Lucky in Poetic Justice (1993), Ezekiel in Gridlock'd (1997), and Jake in Gang Related (1997), all garnering praise from critics.
"I just wanted to rap about things that affected young black males. The album did better than its predecessor both critically and commercially, debuting at number 24 on the Billboard 200. In late 1993, Shakur formed the group Thug Life with a number of his friends, including Big Syke (Tyruss Himes), Macadoshis (Diron Rivers), his stepbrother Mopreme Shakur, and the Rated R (Walter Burns).In 2010, Shakur was inducted to the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.Many people in Shakur's life were involved with the Black Liberation Army; some were convicted of serious criminal offenses and imprisoned, including his mother.The album's name is a reference to the 1979 film Apocalypse Now.2Pacalypse Now generated significant controversy for numerous reasons.