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  • Tupac

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    There are many conspiracy theories concerning the life and death of Tupac Shakur. Tupac Amaru Shakur was an American rapper and actor. Tupac was born New York, New York, United States on 16 June 1971. His birth name was Lesane Parish Crooks. Tupac was killed on September 13, 1996, in Las Vegas, Nevada. There have been many different stories about his death. People say he is still alive and then people said he is dead. There have also been people saying his death was caused because of his music and

  • Tupac Accomplishments

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    Tupac Shakur can be considered by some to be the best rapper to ever live. The way he grew up led him to be one of the best hip-hop artist of all time. His entire career he was influencing different groups of people and expanding his music to be more appealing. Tupac was the most influential rapper of all time, and there have been few people who were able to compete with him. Tupac had a lot of hero’s growing up and one of his biggest ones was Dr. Dre. When Pac rapped he talked about things that

  • Tupac Essay

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    Tupac When thinking of the Hip-Hop industry, one of the first names that comes to mind is Tupac Shakur. Shakur was born in the Bronx on June 16, 1971. He was reared by his mother Afeni Shakur who was an active member of the Black Panthers. Tupac's family later relocated to Oakland, California, where he spent much of his time on the street. As a kid, he was always getting himself into trouble, and he was very lonely. He started writing songs to keep himself out of trouble. An article from

  • Tupac Shakur

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    The Life and Death of Tupac Tupac Amaru Shakur, a gangster rapper and actor who was very successful, was shot several times on September 9, 1996. He died nearly a week later on September 15, 1996 after being in a coma for days. Shakur was like most rappers in the early to mid 90’s. He partied, drank, smoked, and was in and out of jail. A large portion of his career was spent in a “battle” between the east coast (New York) and the west coast (California). Many believe this is a cause for his assassination

  • The Challenges Of Tupac

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    views musicians are some of the most influential people they know, which is why many of them try to maintain this positive image for their audience. The inspiration for many hip hop artist today, Tupac Shakur is a prime example of one who was able to pull himself out of a dark place. Throughout his life, Tupac has faced many obstacles, the largest being his family. Associating with the Black Panther several members Shakur’s family has dealt with the law. His godparents killing a state trooper and teacher

  • Essay On Tupac

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    Juliana Quintanilla Gary Greg Music 103 1 August 2017 Tupac Shakur     Tupac Shakur was born in Harlem, New York on June 16, 1971, as Lesane Parish Crooks. Both his mother and father were members of the Black Panthers which was an African American organization formed to improve civil rights. At the age of 13, he  began his acting career in the production, “Raisin in the Sun” at the Apollo Theater. Tupac’s mother was single mother two and struggled with money, forcing them to move around a lot

  • Essay On Tupac

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    Tupac Shakur was a sensitive, precociously talented yet troubled soul who came to embrace the 1990s gangsta-rap aesthetic and paid the ultimate price — he was gunned down in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996 and died six days later. His murder has never been solved. He began his music career as a rebel with a cause — to articulate the travails and injustices endured by many African-Americans, often from a male point of view. His skill in doing so made him a spokesperson not just for his own generation

  • Essay On Tupac

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    skyrocketed it into fame and popularity. No artist experienced the rap life more than Tupac “2Pac” Shakur. Tupac a seven time Grammy nominee among 12 other nominations for major awards along with 5 awards won including an American Music Award in 1997 for Favorite Rap/ Hip hop artist. Along with the awards Tupac won he ran the charts producing multiple chart topping R&B/ Hip hop albums throughout his career. Many consider Tupac to be a legend, a man that left an

  • Tupac Shakur And The West

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    “I’m a reflection of the community,” - Tupac Shakur. (3) For most artists, music creates a medium that can be used to express their thoughts and feelings to listeners, but for Tupac Shakur, known mostly as 2Pac, music became the medium in which he communicated not only his own struggles, but also the struggles of his community and his peers. (1) Tupac possessed an uncanny ability to express emotion through his lyrics, being able to tell detailed and tangible stories about the daily violence and

  • Tupac Shakur Essay

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    Tupac Shakur Tupac Shakur was one of the most influential artist of our last decade. He not only made several albums, but was also a large role in many films and a poet. Millions of people bought and still buy his albums. He was a pioneer to gangster rap, and he sang about things that mattered. Although, he was a role model and was admired by many, he also had a lot of enemies, and in the end, his enemies over powered his fans by taking his life. Some say that he may still be alive, but

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