27 years after the death of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur, there has been a new development regarding the murder.


Clark County Assistant District Attorney Marc DiGiacomo announced that Duane Keith Davis, 60, is in custody on murder charges.

DiGiacomo described Davis, who is in custody, as "the person who ordered the death and the leader at the scene" of Shakur, who was killed in 1996 at the age of 25.

Clark County District Judge Jerry Wiese also denied Davis bail.

Davis' home was raided by Las Vegas police in July.


Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 - September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. With over 75 million albums sold, he is one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

Shakur was born Lesane Parish Crooks in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. His mother, Afeni Shakur, was a political activist and member of the Black Panther Party and was arrested in 1969 for allegedly planning coordinated attacks on police stations and offices in New York City.

Shakur is known for his rap music, which mostly deals with social and political issues. His songs dealt with poverty, violence, racism and social injustice. Shakur created a trend in rap music and encouraged other rappers to address social and political issues.

Shakur was also a successful actor. He appeared in films such as Juice (1992), Poetic Justice (1993) and Above the Rim (1994).

Shakur was shot and killed in a car in Las Vegas on September 13, 1996. His murder remains unsolved.

Shakur's death shocked and saddened the hip hop world. But his music and message lived on after his death. Shakur's albums still sell millions of copies and his songs are enjoyed by the younger generation.

Shakur is considered one of the most important figures in the hip hop world. His music and message continue to inspire young people today.