Tupac was once a ballet dancer, he attended Baltimore School for the Arts, where he took ballet classes and played the role of the Mouse King in The Nutcracker.
In 1986, Tupac and his family moved from Harlem, New York to Baltimore. He began his sophomore year at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School before he enrolled in the Baltimore School of The Arts.
Tupac studied acting, poetry, jazz, and ballet at the Baltimore School of The Arts. He attended theatre and the school play of The Nutcracker, he played the role of Mouse King. To play the role of the Mouse King, Tupac learned a lot of ballet moves like the “arabesque.”
While at the Baltimore School of The Arts, Tupac also wrote his first rap under the moniker MC New York.