The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur Essay

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The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur

Thesis Statement

The Notorious B.I.G and Tupac Shakur were two of the greatest rappers of all time. They are the most looked up to, revered, and respected artists in all of rap history. They shall be missed for generations to come.


1. This term paper will talk about Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. life as a rapper and a drug dealer.

2.This term paper will talk about Tupac Shakur's life as a rapper.

3.The paper will also talk about their contributions to the growth of the international popularity in the rap industry.

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur was born in Brooklyn, New York in June of 1971 to Afeni Shakur, his father abandoned him
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One of their hits include the song "All Around the World ( The Same Song) in 1989.

In 1991 Tupac's multi-talented skills are displayed in the field of motion pictures. Shakur starred along with Omar Epps in the blockbuster "Juice". The movie was about four friends bound for a tragic end. This foreshadowed with the relationship with the Notorious B.I.G. Among his other films have been'93s Poetic Justice and '94s blockbuster hit "Above The Rim". He starred with Dwayne Martin and Marlon Wayans. Amongst his films others weren't as unsuccessful as these including '96's "Gridlock'd" with John Belushi.

The Notorious B.I.G. Christopher Wallace a.k.a. The Notorious B.I.G. was born on May 21, 1972 to Viola Wallace in Brooklyn, New York. Through his early elementary school days, young Christopher was known for misbehaving, and was kicked out of most of the schools he attended. This led him to a later life of selling drugs and a few misdemeanors and jail time. During those years he was known as a comedian, and sometimes freestyled1 to his friends. Big Syke also picked up Christopher Wallace, along with Tupac and many others. Biggie's2 lyrical style consisted of loud yelling and hard-core lyrics that appealed to fans. One freestlyle that shows these skills is one that he did with Tupac at an underground3 concert. Later Puff Daddy4, CEO and manager of Bad Boy Records discovered Biggie and later in 1993 Biggie dropped5 his first

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