Forbes reports that hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur has 11 platinum albums. Seven of his platinum albums were released after his death in 1996. The article also notes that at his death, Tupac had an unreleased catalogue of recorded material that is estimated at 153 songs.
The rapper's estate earned an estimated $3.5 million in 2010 and an estimated $9 million in 2007, according to Forbes. His worldwide sales total over 75 million records worldwide, with the majority of sales occurring after his death. Tupac died on Sept. 13, 1996, six days after sustaining gunshot wounds in a Las Vegas drive-by shooting, according to History.com