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  • September 17 Tupac Shakur
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    THE SHORT LIFE OF TUPAC SHAKUR: SEPTEMBER 17 Tupac Shakur was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1971. Early in his life, he moved to Baltimore, MD, where he attended the Baltimore School for the Performing Arts. At this school, Tupac left 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 to, as he called it, "Hang with the wrong crowd". Not...
  • Tupac Amaru Shakur
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    REBEL OF THE UNDERGROUND The Life and Works of Tupac Amaru Shakur Both Tupac and Amaru are words of Inca origin. Together they mean, "shining serpent". Shakur means "thankful to God", from the Arabic language. Tupac, commonly known as America's most controversial rapper was labeled a gangster rapper and one of the largest figures in the rap community. He was always known for doing what he wanted and not caring what others thought of him. His life symbolized what a lot of people have gone through...
  • Tupac At His House In L.A.
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    1997 Foreshadow In April of 1969, Afeni (Alice Faye Walker), and 20 other members of the New York Black Panthers were arrested and charged with felonies, including conspiracy to bomb police stations and department stores in New York City and the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. While out on bail, Afeni dated Legs, a gangster and William Garland, a Panther. She was married to Lumumba Abdul Shakur, the main defendant in the Panther 21 case, who remained incarcerated. She had four or five miscarriages. ...
  • Tupac's 2 Pacalypse Now
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    Tupac Shakur Tupac Shakur, in my thoughts, is the best rapper there is. Tupac Amaru Shakur was born on June 16, 1971. He was born in New York. Tupac Amaru are Inca words. Tupac Amaru means a "shining serpent". Shakur means "thankful to God", and that came from the Arabic language. When Tupac was 12 years old, his first performance was a play "A Raisin in the Sun". In that play Tupac played Travis. In June of 1986, Tupac's family moved to Baltimore from New York. That is where Tupac wrote his fir...
  • Tupac Amaru Shakur
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    "I want to be a revolutionary". Said a young Tupac Shakur. From the earliest age, Tupac wanted greatness and nothing less. Tupac Amaru Shakur was born June 16, 1971 at New York University Hospital. His name, Tupac Amaru was an Inca name meaning "Shining Serpent" and Shakur meant "Thankful to God". Tupac had a rough childhood. From the day he was born, things were rough. His mother, Afe ni Shakur, was a member of the Black Panther Party. While carrying Tupac, she was arrested in connection to the...
  • Afeni Shakur
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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 read in' 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 he...
  • Tupac's Other Positive Side
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    The Rose that Grew from Concrete "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 l...
  • Tupac's Career
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    You are here: Home Free Papers Search For Papers... -- - BiographiesBusinessLiteratureHealthHistoryMythologyPhilosophyPoliticsPsychologyReligionSciencesSocial Issues Technology Custom Papers Tupac Shakur / Tupac Shakur (a. k. a. 2 pac) DOB: June 16, 1971 - Brooklyn, NY DOD: September 13, 1996 - Las Vegas, NY Height: 5'10 Weight: 168 Mother: Afeni Shakur Father: William Garland Step Father: J eral Wayne Williams Half Sister: Sekyiwa Shakur Half Brother: Maurice Harding Godfather: Elmar "Geronimo"...
  • Tupac Shakur And Suge Knight
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    Tupac Shakur: Dead or Still Breathing? In the same fashion that Elvis defined Rock 'n' Roll; Tupac Shakur defined the hip-hop music scene, as we know it today. What made Tupac (also known as 2 Pac, or Makaveli) so special were his enormous talent, his on screen friendly looks, and the sense that he was "real" and talked the talk, while walking the walk. Tupac was born on June 16, 1971, Tupac Amaru Shakur. He was named after Tupac Amaru, the Inca Indian that was sentenced to death by the Spaniard...
  • Ms Shakur And Mr Acoli
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    Searching for Assata I thought long and hard about the type of creative project I wanted to do for my Gender & Society class. This project is a really cool one, in which gender and the things I learned in class would be combined. At first, I was going to interview four teenage African-American girls about their experiences about being Black and female in this society. Due to technical difficulties (raggedly camcorder), I was not able to complete that task. Then I thought about doing a feminist c...
  • 2 Pac Shakur Tupac Amur Shakur
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    2 Pac Shakur Tupac (Two-park) Amur Shakur, commonly known as 2 pac, led a violent life. He died on September 13, 1996. He was a gangsta rapper / Aspiring actor. Tupac was big figure in the rap community, always doing what he wanted and not caring what others thought of him. His life symbolized what a lot of people have gone through, through his music and movies he showed us how hard life can be. Tupac was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1971. His family and he moved to Baltimore, Maryland early in his l...
  • Beating Anderson And His Crip Friends
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    Shakur and Wallace are known as two of the greatest rap artists of all time. Both of these men were murdered in the past 6 years. After the death of Shakur, there was a lot of controversy about who had killed him and if he was really dead or not. He was killed in 1996 so the talk had stopped for many years until last month. Before I get into the new findings, I'll give you some background information. Wallace and Shakur were once good friends and then became enemies. Both men would rap mean, nas...
  • Tupac Tribute Songs As Tupac
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    On June 16, 1971, Tupac (born Le sane Parish Crooks) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was named after an Inca Indian revolutionary: Tupac Amaru means 'shining serpent', and Shakur is arabic for 'thankful to God'. Tupac was the son of the political activist Alice Faye Williams (Afeni Shakur). She was a member if the Black Panther Party. Tupac grew up without knowing that his biological father was still alive. Afeni moves in with Mutule Shakur who becomes Tupac's stepfather and confidant for the...
  • Tupac Amaru Shakur
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    Tupac Shakur was one of the most influential music artist of the 20th Century. "Murda, Murda, Murda, and Kill, Kill, Kill... ". these are they lyrics to one of the songs written by Tupac Shakur. Amidst all the controversy surrounding his personal life, this artist has managed to overcome all obstacles and spread his hope / hate message to a surprisingly receptive audience. Tupac's music is borrowed from the styles of early rap and hip-hop yet its appeal rested in Tupac himself. His persona of "T...
  • Tupac Shakur
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    Tupac Shakur was born in New York City. His mother's name was Afe ni Skakur. She was a member of the Black Panther Party. She was pregnant with him while in prison for bombing charges. Tupac comes from the Incas meaning shining serpent and Shakur is Arabic meaning "thank full to god". In 1986 the Skakur family moved to Baltimore. In Baltimore Tupac enrolled in the Baltimore School for Arts. At this school he writes his first rap song under the name MC New York. Then in June of 1988 the Shakur's ...
  • Troubled Times For Tupac Shakur
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    Paper 7 Revised Endnotes When thinking of the Hip-Hop industry, one of the first names that comes to mind is Tupac Shakur. Shakur was born in the Bronx on June 16, 1971. He was reared by his mother Afe ni Shakur who was an active member of the Black Panthers. Tupac's family later relocated to Oakland, California, where he spent much of his time on the street. As a kid, he was always getting himself into trouble, and he was very lonely. He started writing songs to keep himself out of trouble. An ...
  • Says Tupac Of Hickens
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    Tupac has always been the person who's made up the game-always", says Afeni Shakur, Tupac's 47-year-old mother, a week after his New York arraignment and a day after a hearing in Atlanta. A tiny, dark-complexioned woman with close-cropped hair and deeply etched dimples, Afeni lives in a modest apartment in Decatur, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb, and speaks with an urgency that, she says, comes from her lifelong political activism. "He would have make-believe singing groups", she continues, "and he ...
  • Tupac Amaru Shakur
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    BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY "Few rap stars filled their music or their lives with as much violence" as Tupac Shakur, proclaimed Time in its obituary for the performer, adding, "his murder forced a culture that glamorized hate to consider the consequences". While Shakur's 1996 death by multiple gunshot wounds certainly inspired reflection in the rap world and beyond, Time's reduction of his life and work to violent content was not the only point of view. Other observers saw Shakur as a much more complex f...
  • 7 Day Theory Tupac Shakur
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    The 7 Day Theory Tupac Shakur, a well known rapper around America, died on September 13, 1996. Or did he?? After much research, many now believe that Tupac is really alive and living well in Cuba. What do you believe? Well it doesn't matter because I bet you, the reader, have not even bothered to reasearch the topic as countless others have. So let me lay down the facts for you. People try to tell me, "The autopsy photos show that he was killed". Well, have you ever seen the photos? They are ver...
  • T Censor Tupac
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    Only God can judge me / Nobody else / Nobody else / All you other mutha censored as / get out of my business, said by Tupac Shakur at the beginning of his song, Only God Can Judge Me. Tupac was a gangster rap artist who practiced what he preached. Because of his profanity and lyrics, people say he should be censored. He has the right to rap about whatever he wishes, because it's his way to expressing his feelings, it's not against the law, and it's the truth. Tupac uses a lot of profanity, and h...

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