Tupac Essay

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tupac Tupac Changes the Rap Game (How did Tupac change the perception of rap?) There was many people that changed the rap game but only one stuck out. Tupac Amaru Shakur also known as Tupac was raised by a member of the Black Panther Party. Tupac Shakur had a hard childhood due to the instability in his young life. Little did people know the experiences that he endured were about to put him to the world of success. He put his experiences on paper and the rest was history. He was about to do something that others before him couldn’t really do and that was change the perception on rap.Tupac became one of the biggest stars with the rhymes he wrote and the movies he starred in that portrayed and even glorified the violence and abuse that is life in urban America. Tupac had a passion for rap. He spoke from his heart even if it didn’t really come out the right way; he still managed to put in to terms. He changed the perception of rap by rapping and speaking the truth about the government, the ghetto, giving back to the community, his childhood and life. He also taught people teaching us through rap that "for every dark night there's a brighter day" which means that though you may be going through a hard time in life it will get better pretty soon and not only that he inspired people through his music and gave them hope and that is why Tupac Amaru Shakur will always be the person to change the rap game forever. Bibliography * Anson, Sam. "Reasonable Doubt." Vibe. Dec. 2002, P. 148+. * Glickman, Simon. "Shakur, Tupac 1971–1996." Contemporary Black Biography. 1997. Encyclopedia.com. 13 Nov. 2012 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>. * Jones,Charisse .”For a Rapper, Life and Art Converge in Violence” December 1,1994 * Mariott, Michel.”Touched by Death, Hip-Hop Turns to Dirges”. Published October 13,1996 * Philips, Chuck. "Who Killed Tupac

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