Tupac Shakur’s tragic, untimely death transformed him from notorious gangsta rapper to 20th century icon. Crucial to his cross-cultural appeal is the mass of contradictions that defined his complex personality: the macho rapper who glorified the “thug life”; the erudite and sensitive young man who hoped for a political and spiritual awakening among his peers; the sexuallyTupac Shakur’s tragic, untimely death transformed him from notorious gangsta rapper to 20th century icon. Crucial to his cross-cultural appeal is the mass of contradictions that defined his complex personality: the macho rapper who glorified the “thug life”; the erudite and sensitive young man who hoped for a political and spiritual awakening among his peers; the sexually insatiable star who served a prison term for the abuse of a female fan; the prison-born son of a Black Panther who recorded a moving tribute to all women. Divided into five sections, this extensively illustrated book explores Tupac’s troubled childhood in Oakland and his relationship with his mother; his recording career and growing fame; his burgeoning film career, including reviews from all of his major film appearances and a rare selection of stills; his still-unsolved 1996 murder and the welter of conspiracy theories that emerged in the aftermath; and the ever-growing Cult of Tupac: his legacy, posthumous releases, and enduring influence on the rap soundscape....
|Title||:||Tupac: A Thug Life|
|Number of Pages||:||208 Pages|
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Tupac: A Thug Life Reviews
This book is about the legendary rapper Tupac Shakur born June16,1971 in East Harlem. The story beings with his childhood, he lived with his mother and younger sister. The lived in pretty bad neighborhoods where there were drug dealers, and crack heads. his mother was apart of the Black panther movement, the demands equal rights. Tupac was very talented he went to Once Tupac was a teen him and his sister moved to California his mother wanted them to get a better start at life. Tupac was a very creative man with a great since of humor. Tupac attended the Baltimore School of Arts, where he focused on his acting career and writing his own poems. Later during the store this book get into Tupac rapping career, being one of the best rappers, his awards won as an artist, and being apart of Death row records. Towards the end of the story is the tragic death of Tupac who was shot four times during a drive by shooting September 8th 1996, and ended up dying six days later on September 13th 1996. Tupac death was shocking and tragic. Till this day his fans continue to listening to his music. The last chapters of the book goes into detail of Tupac legacy. The legacy of still being one of the top best rappers of all time, still having selling records, and best songs on an album, the list goes on. The literary of this book is very personal, there was nothing left out about Tupac, so the Arthur just by reading had to of been a fan, or personally knew him in my opinion . Also this book had a lot of graphic words, so this is defiantly an adult book. I gave this book five stars, because I am a fan of Tupac and the way that his life was told in this book starting with his childhood, to his career, to his death, and ending with his legacy was how every book told about someone should be. The fact that the book was well organized I enjoyed reading it.
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