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 children. Throughout the song Tupac uses imagery to capture the feeling of pain and struggle and fluently
Tupac Shakur was born on June 19, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac was an American rapper and actor. He was one of the best-selling music artist of all time. Tupac was included in the Rock in Roll Hall of Fame his first year of eligibility. At the age of 25, on September 13, 1996 Tupac Shakur died six days after a drive-by at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas. Tupac was born in East Harlem, New York. Born Lesane Parish Crooks, Shakur renamed after Túpac Amaru II, the 18
Even though Shakur was considered a notorious artist because of his gang and drug connections, it is believed that he also possessed an inner beauty that many rappers envy and would like to have. Many people believe that Shakur would be considered a real iconic figure if he had not lead a gangster life. From his personal experiences, Shakur managed to develop a form of intelligence that was rare and could not be found in any
At first glance, Tupac may not seem very versatile to a person who has only heard Shakur's battle rap Hit Em Up. But you should never judge a book by it's cover, because Tupac was one of the most versatile rappers in the industry. If you trace his career back to his first album, or even before that, when his name was MC New York, you will notice how many different rap styles he actually had. Songs like Young Black Male are a far cry from his more popular songs like Dear Mama and California Love.
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
Tupac Amaru Shakur and Christopher Wallace also knows as “Biggie Smalls” are both male rappers who lived a pretty short but famous mid 90’s career in the music industry. Tupac and Biggie were able to escape the streets therefore, many people claim that it was the industry that killed them. Tupac and Biggie are both famously known for their rapping careers even though Tupac was more an activist and Biggie rapper. Tupac Amaru Shakur who was born Lesane Parish Cooks was an American
I grew up in an urban environment and many times were faced with much adversity. I’ve seen depression, drug addiction, violence and police brutality. There are many past events that I’ll never forget so whenever I see or hear certain things I get emotional. The reason for getting emotional is because the connection to the past. According to “Black Rage in New Orleans” as “African Americans grew in the nation’s cities, it did not take long for white officers to develop an “us versus them” mentality