TUPAC: DEAD OR ALIVE? Sightings fuel popular conspiracy theory after 22 years

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Tupac fans and conspiracy theorists alike believe the rapper is still alive and might even return to the stage one day. (AP Images) (KTRK)

Is Tupac alive?

Nearly a dozen alleged sightings since 2001 have fueled a long-standing conspiracy theory that the rapper will return sometime after faking his own death in 1996.

A Somali man told British tabloid The Mirror he spotted Makaveli inside a car in February 2018.

A Google search reveals locations of other 2Pac sightings:
  • 2001: New York
  • 2004: Cuba
  • 2012: Sweden; Los Angeles, California
  • 2014: Boston; Los Angeles, California
  • 2015: California
  • 2017: New Jersey
  • 2018: Somalia

Tupac was shot in Las Vegas on Sept. 7, 1996 after attending a Mike Tyson fight.

He died from his injuries on Sept. 13, 1996, nearly a week after the shooting.

Tupac Shakur letter reveals why he broke up with Madonna
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According to the letter, Shakur ended it with the pop icon because she's white.

Church prints Tupac rap lyrics instead of traditional prayer
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A church mistakenly used Tupac rap lyrics in its service

Madonna wins court ruling halting auction of love letter from ex-boyfriend Tupac
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The Material Girl has just won a court order to stop the auction of a letter from her ex-boyfriend Tupac.

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