Tupac Shakur

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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

  • 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

  • Meaning Of Tupac Shakur

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    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'

  • 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

  • Biography on Tupac Shakur Essay

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    Biography on Tupac Shakur In much the same fashion that Kurt Cobain defined the alternative rock music scene, Tupac Shakur defined the hip-hop scene as we know it today. What made Tupac (also known as 2pac) so special was his enormous talent, his on-screen friendly looks, and the sense that he was 'real' and talked the talk, while walking the walk. Since his death, there's been a deluge of speculation on who and why, and even if, but unfortunately still no concrete answers exist for any of these

  • Tupac Shakur Is Still Alive

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    Chris Zenone Tupac Shakur Is Still Alive On September 7, 1996, Tupac Amaru Shakur was riding in the passenger side of a black BMW driven by Marion Suge Knight, president of Death Row Records. Tupac and Suge had just finished watching Mike Tyson defeat Bruce Seldon at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tupac was standing up through the sunroof while the car was stopped at a traffic light. The Cadillac containing the gunmen passed an entourage of Tupac's allies, many of them bodyguards. Four

  • Tupac Shakur: an Analysis of " Changes"

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    Tupac Shakur: An Analysis of " Changes" Tupac shakur was a famous song rapper in the American history, often known bye 2Pac his stage name. He was born on the June 16th, 1971 in New York City to a Black Panther activist woman named Afeni Shakur. His birth name was Lesane Parish Crooks, which later was changed by his mother to Tupac Shakur. Tupac is an inca Indian word meaning "shining serpent" . His last name Shakur, is Arabic meaning “thankful to God,” it was a very common name in the New York

  • Research Paper On Tupac Shakur

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    Tupac Amaru Shakur was a very influential person who overcame many difficulties. Tupac was a rapper of truth that spoke about the things that go on in the “Hood” and the unjust police. He was treated differently because he was black and was even arrested for jaywalking. After he was arrested he was beaten by the cops who wanted him to “learn his place”(Joseph 29). This shows how bad Tupac had it because he was African American. Tupac died an early death at 25 because of a brewing rivalry between

  • 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