2pac The Poet

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Tupac the Poet Tupac Shakur has been voice of America through history. Tupac has been one of the most successful poets of all time. Tupac has sold about 75 million albums worldwide. Most of his songs are about American problems moreover, ghetto problems. The difference between Tupac and other rappers is that 2Pac’s poems were the truth’s of life. Most of Tupac's songs are about growing up in ghetto problems like violence and racism. Tupac Shakur was an influential poet who’s voice changed America. Tupac, also known as 2Pac, was “Americas rapper.” He was born in Harlem,New York City. In the book “Tupac Shakur” Michael V. Uschan states that 2Pac’s first big shot came in 1991 as a member of Digital Underground. Additionally in the same year 2Pac was recognized for his individual work in "2Pacalypse Now”(Uschan 23). Tupac was put in jail three different…show more content…
He wants to stop the gang violence. He also promotes peace. His goal is for people to hear the songs and make a better world. Tupac’s song “Ghetto Gospel” is him trying to change America. Tupac was trying to influence America. In his poem “A Rose that Grew from Concrete” he says: Did you hear about the rose that grew
from a crack in the concrete? 
Proving nature's law is wrong it 
learned to walk with out having feet. 
Funny it seems, but by keeping it's dreams, 
it learned to breathe fresh air. 
Long live the rose that grew from concrete
when no one else ever cared. Afeni Shakur wrote, “Tupac’s work speaks for itself.” His words are “a raw force that commanded attention and respect” (Shakur 2). The rose signified 2pac and how he came up from the ghetto (Uschan 68). Tupac used a hyperbole to get his point across. He was trying to show that against all odds he became famous. Nobody is expected to come out of the ghetto and make millions. But 2Pac did the impossible by coming out of the ghetto and influencing

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