Mopreme Shakur

About Mopreme Shakur

Who is it?: Rapper
Birth Year: 1967
Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States, United States
Birth name: Maurice Williams
Also known as: Komani, Wycked, Mocedes, Mopreme
Genres: Hip hop, Gangsta rap
Occupation(s): Rapper
Years active: 1990–present
Associated acts: 2Pac, Tony! Toni! Tone!, Outlawz, Thug Life, DJ King Assassin, Bishop Lamont, Big Syke, Macadoshis, Rappin' 4-Tay
Website: MopremeShakur.Com

Mopreme Shakur

Mopreme Shakur was born on 1967 in New York City, New York, United States, United States, is Rapper. Mopreme Shakur, born as Maurice Williams, is an American rapper best known for being a former member of the group Thug Life. He was also a part of the hip-hop group The Outlawz once, but later dropped out from it. Shakur, who is the older step-brother of late rapper Tupac Shakur, has worked with several artists till date. He has sung numerous songs including the famous ‘Papaz Song’ from the album ‘Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.’. With Thug Life, the American rapper has released the album ‘Thug Life: Volume 1’ and the mix tape ‘Thug Life: Demo Tape’. He also released the album titled ‘Black & Brown Pride’ with Los Angeles-based disc jockey cum producer Assassin. In addition, Shakur contributed to the albums ‘Heart of a Soulja’ and ‘Alpha Thug’ which unfortunately never got released. Talking about the rapper’s personal life, Shakur is not a media loving person and so little is known about his private life. However, he is active on social networking platforms like Linkedin and Myspace though he doesn’t use Instagram or Twitter.
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Mopreme's first recorded appearance, under the alias Mocedes, was on Tony Toni Toné's hit single "Feels Good" in the year 1990. His first collaboration with his brother was on the single and video "Papaz Song", from the 1993 album Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. under the name 'Wycked'. In 1993 Mopreme and his brother Tupac formed the group Thug Life with friends Big Syke, Macadoshis and Rated R. On September 26, 1994, the group released the only Album Thug Life: Volume 1 which went Gold. Mopreme has been credited as a Writer for many significant tracks on this album. He was an original member of both his Thug Life group, as well as a premier member of Outlawz. Mopreme, as well as Big Syke dropped out of the group, but contrary to rumors, was never signed to Death Row Records.


In 2002, he was interviewed in the documentary Biggie & Tupac.


In early 2007, Mopreme released the mixtape "Assassin & Mopreme Shakur Presents: Black & Brown Pride."


In June 2008, Mopreme revealed that he had signed on as a consulting Producer for the BET series, American Gangster, titled "Mutulu Shakur and The Republic of New Afrika." The show will feature his incarcerated father, Mutulu Shakur, a proponent of the Republic of New Afrika in the 1960s and '70s and member of the neo-Marxist/black nationalist group Black Liberation Army. Mopreme provided insight, direction, subject matter for interviews, and acted as a liaison between the show and his father.

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