Analysis Of The Song ' Keep Ya Head Up He Addresses Equality And Respect For Women '

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Milton Hubbard 10/6/2016 1301 composition Judson essay In Tupac’s song Keep Ya Head Up he addresses equality and respect for women. He talks about relationship problems and looks down on men leaving women alone to raise children. He also talks about growing up in a broken home with a strong single black mother in the “GHETTO”. Tupac Amaru Shakur was ( born June 16, 1971 Died September 13, 1996) in Las Vegas. His mom Alice Faye Williams AKA Afeni Shakur born (January 10, 1947 died May 2, 2016) was a civil rights activist and one of the only female leaders in the Black Panther party raised Tupac and his sister Sekyiwa Shakur on her own standing proud as a strong independent black women.She named Tupac after a Revolutionary south American Tupac Amaru II whom was a leader of the Spanish and played a big part of their rise and brought independence to their culture by beating Peru in a war. In the first verse, Tupac raps: You know it makes me unhappy (what’s that). When brothers make babies, and leave a young mother to be a pappy. And since we all came from a woman. Got our name from a woman and our game from a woman. I wonder why we take from our women.

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