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  • Tupac Shakur

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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 no

  • Tupac Shakur

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    Tupac Shakur, otherwise known as 2Pac, was well known for his accomplishments in the rap industry, as well as his career in acting. When most people look back at the life of Tupac they will remember September 7th 1996, the night Shakur was shot four times on the streets of Las Vegas. Six days later on September 13th 1996, he was pronounced dead at the University Of Nevada Medical Center (THUG, 2011). Although most individuals believed that the tension between the East Coast and the West Coast

  • Tupac Shakur

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    Tupac Shakur Tupac Shakur was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1971. Early in his life, he moved to Baltimore, ND, where he attended The Baltimore School, Tupac led a lasting impression on his teachers and was showing tremendous potential. Unfortunately, Tupac was unable to continue his training. He moved to Oakland, California with the rest of his family. That’s when Tupac began “Hanging with the wrong crowd”(Shontae W.). Tupac later got into the rap and acting business, he was dedicated to both

  • On Tupac Shakur

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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' lifestyle

  • Tupac Shakur

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    away, leaving behind a legacy that was based as much on his lifestyle as it was his music. The son of two Black Panther members, Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in New York City. His parents had separated before he was born, and his mother moved him and his sister around the country for much of their childhood. Frequently, the family was at the poverty level, but Shakur managed to gain acceptance to the prestigious Baltimore School of the Arts as a teenager. While he was at the school, his creative

  • Essay About Tupac Shakur

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    Tupac Amaru Shakur one of the most influential, controversial rappers to have ever existed. He grew up fatherless and at times motherless because of drugs, violence, and twisted ideas. Through struggle and hardships he found his flow. He showed the world that something can come from nothing. From joining up with the Digital Underground to his single debut he worked up he grew his fan base. As he grew in fame so did the East and West rivalry. Soon after a sexual assault scandal Tupac was shot in

  • 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, and shaved head, Tupac

  • The Mystery of Tupac Shakur

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    Who really killed Tupac Shakur is one of the most intriguing questions of our generation. The conspiracy theories are endless as well as outlandishly speculative. Many factors contribute to answering this seemingly unanswerable question. Rivalries, money, and fame all play key factors in determining what happened to one of the most famous rappers of all time. Rivalry and tension among his many enemies were the driving causes of Shakur’s death. Even those whom he once called friends may have turned

  • Tupac Shakur Essay

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    "Machiavelli in this.." Hail Mary is one of Tupac Shakur's most noted songs in  which he calls himself Machiavelli. Granted that Tupac is one of the most respected emcees to have change the way of we view hip-hop, but what is the relationship between the two poets? Very little know that while Shakur was in prison he studied Machiavelli's The Prince and The Art of War in depth and was inspired to reinvent himself. Most people are aware of the ins and outs of Machiavelli due to classes such as  Political

  • The Shooting of Tupac Shakur

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    The Shooting of Tupac Shakur Bang! The sound of a bullet being fired from a gun. To some, a sound of protection and safety, to others sheer agony and pain, and to some unlucky few the last sound they will ever hear. One of these unlucky few happened to be Tupac Shakur on the fateful night of September 7, 1996 at approximately 1:30 a.m. Unfortunately for Tupac he had to listen to a flurry of 15 bullets, some of which buried themselves deep into his chest, while the others ended up in the