Fans took to Twitter on June 16 to celebrate what would have been the 43rd birthday of Tupac Shakur, who was shot and killed in Las Vegas in 1996.

To this day, his murder remains unsolved - for good reason, according to Suge Knight and others who claim Tupac is alive - but his legacy lives on.

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In what often seems like a genre focused on getting cars, cash, and girls, rap often gets a bad rap. Some of the genre's most talented voices use their powers for good.

Or they try. Instead of playing to the lowest common denominator, their politically charged and often personal song lyrics are an attempt to alter the course of pop culture.

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