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  • 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

  • Meaning Of Tupac Shakur

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    politicians do – or naturally by his actions, good ones or bad ones. But an established reputation is not always uniform, meaning it opens a debate about a certain person, action or event. That’s the case of the most famous rapper of all time Tupac Shakur. Many believe him to be a leader, an innovator, a genius. While others criticize him for his

  • On Tupac Shakur Essay

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    'Tupac Shakur could possibly be the most influential and compelling of all rappers' (Dyson 106) Do we really know who Tupac was? The famous phrase, 'never judge a book by its cover' applies to Tupac's own personality and character. A first look at Tupac and you see darkness, you see a violent man with no purpose or direction in his life. Then you look deeper inside him, you step into his shoes and see a kind, caring, but very confused man.      Tupac's life story is like any other typical 'thug'

  • Shakur Biography Essay

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    term. Pac released an album called “All Eyez On Me” while imprisoned. It later became the best album of that time. After releasing that album it impacted Shakur to make more music to fulfill his dreams as the best rapper in the 90’s. Born to Black Panther activist parents on June 16th, 1971 in New York City. ( Originally Shakur was named Lesane Parish Crooks. ( Pac was named after Tupac Amaru II, whom was of African-American, European and Tureg descent. (www.uselessdaily

  • 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

  • Tupac Shakur : Multi Platinum Selling Rapper And Rapper Shakur

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    Tupac Shakur Multi-Platinum selling rapper and actor Tupac Shakur was born on June 16, 1971 and died on September 13, 1996 at the young age of 25. His legacy lives on even 19 years past his death. He continues to be known as one of the best MCs (Master of Ceremonies) of all time. Tupac was born Lesane Parish Crooks, but his mother changed his name by the time he was two. Tupac was named after an Inca Emperor who fought against Spanish Settlers; Shakur was his step father’s last name (The Life and

  • Tupac Shakur Research Paper

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    Tupac Shakur (also known as Lesane Parish Crooks) was born June 16, 1971 in New York city. (Steffens 1328) Tupac's mother, Afeni Shakur, was a member of the Black Panther Activist. She was acquitted of bombing charges and released from jail a month before her son was born. (Gale ⅓) Shakur didn’t know his father, he wasn’t in his life at all. Shakur also has a sister Sekyiwa Shakur. In 1984 Shakur and his family moved to Baltimore where Shakur attended the Baltimore School of the Arts as a teenager

  • Tupac Shakur Short Biography

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    African-American named Tupac Shakur, who was raised by Afeni Shakur. Afeni Shakur, former Black Panther member she spent her life implementing black power and radical politics to her only son. Afeni unfortunately died on May 2nd, 2016 from an unexpected heart attack. Tupac Shakur was born on June 6th 1971 in New York City. He grew up taking acting and dance classes in Baltimore School for the Arts. While living in Baltimore, he discovered rap and began performing as MC New York (Biography). Shakur had a tough time

  • Essay on Tupac Shakur Biography

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    Tupac Shakur 1971-1996 Born: June 16, 1971 in New York, New York, United States Died: September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Ethnicity: African American Occupation: Rap Musician, Musician, Actor "Don't shed a tear for me ... / I ain't happy here / I hope they bury me and send me to my rest / Headlines readin' murdered to death."--from "If I Die Tonight" on Me against the World (1995) BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY With his tattoo-splattered physique, piercing deep-set eyes