Tupac Shakur’s sister, Set Shakur, is unhappy with Donald Trump’s lawyer after she drew a parallel between the two men. According to TMZ, Set dismissed Alina Habba’s comparisons, labeling the faulty similarity as “blasphemous.”
“My brother was measured by his integrity, his principles, and personal and collective responsibility. People were able to measure him by his words and actions that aligned,” Set explained, stating that her brother, unlike Trump, took accountability for his legal issues. Set also remarked that her brother didn’t achieve popularity from doing prison time but because people loved his music.
Shakur’s comments came after Alina compared Pac to Trump on an appearance of The Benny Show on Monday (April 3). She explained how the former president’s indictment would only increase his popularity, much like the late icon.
“Donald Trump is Tupac. Donald Trump’s Biggie Smalls, he’s better than Tupac. I’m East Coast, so I love Biggie,” she said. “Donald Trump is his own brand. He is everything. This is just gonna boost him, we’ve seen it in the polls. It’s not a question, it’s a fact.”
Shakur once served nine months in prison in 1995. In March of that year, the rapper released his third studio album, Me Against the World, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. By October, Shakur was released on a $1.4 million bail, paid by Death Row Records CEO Marion “Suge” Knight.
During his life, Shakur openly expressed his distaste for Trump, calling the now-76-year-old greedy in a 1992 interview with MTV.