Tupac Shakur Famous rapper Tupac Shakur, who was almost broke when he died last September, now has people fighting over his estate. From the moment his ashes cooled people have been trying to get a chunk of his change. It started at one if his concerts, Jacquelyn McNealy, 27 was hit by a stray bullet. She was then awarded $16.6 million of Tupacs money, even though Tupac was never properly notified on the lawsuit. His label, Death Row wanted $7 million of his money until a temporary settlement last week.
C. Delores Tucker who said Tupac used a derogative epithet wants a chunk. She and her husband claimed Tupac ruined their sex life because of his lyrics. Tucker was against gangsta rap from the beginning and a lawsuit some time after his death. The most recent problem is that Tupacs mom (Afeni Shakur) is trying to fight of a former lover who claims to be Tupacs father. After a DNA testing on William M Garland proving to be Tupacs father he still received no money; even though the Californian law requires the estate to be split up equally by the parents. Since Tupacs father was never around they state called it a case of the deadbeat dad.
Garland wont be awarded any money for the lack of interest in his son. The best way the string of lawsuits were summed up was by Afeni Shakurs attorney, Richard Fishbin who said, It is like being on a ship and watching pirates try to loot it. Since Tupacs death his money has become a quarrelsome battle between friends and presumed money grubbers from all around the world. Since Tuapcs profane rap lyrics and violent mishaps had made him a questionable figure, people still want his money. Even though everyone wants his money Tupacs mom is still going to get her fare share, by suing Death Row for the massive fraud and conspiracy, this settlement could push Tupacs estate value to $50 million, In the end they hope that Tupac will rest in peace. Music.