Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.

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  • Analysis Of Keep Ya Head Up

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    Tupac Shakur’s song “Keep ya head up” from the album Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. came out in 1993, before I was even born. With that being said this song is more so targeted from people of my parents generation. But, my parents were in their 20’s when this came out and still think today it is targeted to younger generations and the people who are now in there 40’s but listened to Tupac back when they were younger. Although, Tupac is deceased his music still carries on today. For the main reason that

  • Compare and Contrast 2Pac & Saint John the Baptist Essay

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    Compare and Contrast 2Pac & Saint John the Baptist Although they lived in very different times, Tupac Shakur and Saint John the Baptist had many commonalities. Both became extremely famous for expressing what they believed. The media's portrayal of Tupac Shakur as a tattooed thug has focused public attention on his accused crimes instead of his music. This rapper, raised in Marin City, California, by a Black Panther mother, is more complex than his enemies like to admit. Shakur (who performs

  • 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'

  • Tupac Shakur: an Analysis of " Changes"

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    I'm tired of bein' poor and even worse i'm black my stomach hurts so I'm looking for a purse to snatch Cops give damn about a negro pull the trigger kill a nigga he's a hero Source ”Changes”(originally recorded in 1992) In this quote Tupac first talks about how certain social issues are

  • Tupac: The Words of an Inspirational Lyricist Essay

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    What defines someone as being inspirational to others, do they have to wear a suit and tie, have a Harvard degree, drive a fancy car and speak of nothing but glory? I beg to differ; it depends on the person of whom they are trying to inspire that is why I believe Tupac Shakur is an inspirational icon to underprivileged individuals. Tupac Shakur, through his music, poetry, and political views, inspires young disadvantaged people to recognize that there is life for them outside of the ghetto, poverty

  • Analysis Of Tupac Shakur 's Song, Dear Mama

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    The struggles of a single mother is not something everyone will fully understand. In the late 90’s there was huge poverty and gang violence in Los Angeles, California where Tupac grew up. Many of his songs reflect on how his experience was in this environment. In Tupac Shakur’s song, “Dear Mama” found in album, Me Against the World, for a single mother to show love for her child takes a huge struggle, especially when it was a time where gang violence was really high and fathers would leave their

  • Analysis Of The Poem ' Knock The Knock ' And ' My Papa 's Waltz '

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    Beaty, "My Papa 's Waltz" by Theodore Rotheke, and the lyrics to "Papa 'z Song" by Tupac Shakur. These powerfully depict the psychological and physical tolls that abusive and absent fathers can take on families and especially children. "Knock Knock" relays the story of a little boy whose father was present in his life until he was imprisoned. The little boy doesn 't understand prison, he wants to reach out to his father but cannot. "I jump out of my mama’s arms and run joyously towards my papa Only

  • Tupac Shakur 's `` Keep Ya Head Up ``

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    Tupac Shakur released the song “Keep Ya Head Up” first in 1993 on his album “Strictly for my N.I.G.G.A.Z.”, then as a single in 1994. Tupac’s “Keep Ya Head Up”, one of his most notable and recognizable singles, received acclaim upon its release and continues to do so. The record centers on the social climate in the 90’s, and Tupac’s own experiences from his youth. Around the time of the song’s release, Tupac’s indictment in a rape case colored the reception of the song although it remained mainly

  • Gangster / Gangsta Rap, A Hip-Hop Music

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    Gangster/Gangsta Rap is a hip-hop music that it has a theme and has lyrics on the lifestyle of a gangster. Gangster music is more than the “Gangster lifestyle” it is about the artists getting people see the reality of society and through gangster rap that is how they got their point across. Gangsta rap started in the late 1980s and early 1990’s, it became a dominant lifestyle in the genre. ​​Ice-T ​​was​​ the ​​first ​​to​​ release​​ a ​​gangsta ​​rap ​​song​​ which​​ was ​​​6 in​​ the​​ mornin’

  • Essay On Tupac

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    and Thug Life Volume: 1. In his album, Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z... he portrays his political and social views of the black community; in his album “Keep Ya Head Up” became a  gold certified single The album Thug life: Volume 1 was by the group Thug Life which was started by Tupac and included Big Syke