Tupac’s iconic crown gold ring was sold for $1 million: In a momentous New York auction on Tuesday, the late American rapper and actor, Tupac Amaru Shakur’s iconic crown gold ring was sold for a staggering $1 million. This cherished piece of jewelry held immense sentimental value as it was worn by Tupac during his final public appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards in September 1996.
Tupac’s godmother, Yaasmyn Fula, entrusted the precious ring to the auction house, revealing that it was custom-designed for him in New York City after his release from jail and signing with Death Row Records. The inscription “Pac & Dada 1996” on the side of the ring further added to its historical significance.
Made of precious gold, adorned with rubies, and diamond crowns, the ring became the most valuable hip-hop artifact ever to be sold, as reported by the New York Post.
Tupac’s life was tragically cut short when he was shot dead at the young age of 25 on September 13, 1996, in a heart-wrenching drive-by shooting in Las Vegas. Tupac’s iconic crown gold ring was sold for $1 million. Despite his untimely demise, Tupac’s influence and legacy continue to live on, cherished by fans worldwide.