Synopsis Born in New York City in 1971, Tupac Shakur, known by his stage name 2Pac, was an American rapper. Shakur has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. Most of Tupac's songs are about growing up amid violence and hardship in ghettos, racism, other social problems and conflicts with other rappers during the East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry. Shakur was shot and killed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1996. CONTENTS Synopsis Early Life Debut as 2Pac Controversy Violent Death QUOTES "In my death, people will understand what I was talking about."
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986), who records under the mononymDrake, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He first garnered recognition for his role as Jimmy Brooks on the television seriesDegrassi: The Next Generation. He later rose to prominence as a rapper, releasing several mixtapes like Room for Improvement before signing to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment in June 2009. Drake's EP, So Far Gone (2009), spawned the hit single "Best I Ever Had" and the moderate hit "Successful".
Lil Wayne Lil Wayne is one of my favorite rap artists. Dwayne Michael Carter was born in New Orleans, La on September 27th 1982. Dwayne grew up in Hollygrove, one of New Orleans' poorest neighborhoods. Lil Wayne started rapping around the age of eight. He then met Bryan and Slim Williams who were the founders of cash money records.
Marcus Greene Mr. Brown English Comp 17 Aug 2012 Responding to pop culture The biggest boss thus far Rick Ross has manifested himself into one of the biggest commodities in rap music today. As well as constructing the toughest crew around, the untouchable Maybach Empire, which includes recording artists Meek Mill, Wale and Omarion just to name a few are truly untouchable. Ricky Rozay, which often refers to himself as the “Big Belly Rude Boy” delivers motivation for victory in each sixteen. Rozay recently released his fifth solo LP titled God Forgives, I don’t. Out the gate the LP begins with an intro snippet from the Movie “Baby Boy”, in which characters Jody and Sweet pea asks God for forgiveness
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Burnie Burns As Red vs. Blue has become one of the longest running sci-fi shows in history Burnie stands at the helm of rooster teeth productions, one of the most famous internet production companies. He is a person who managed to make the things he enjoys his way of life, unlike most other people who leave those kinds of things as simple hobbies. The son of a Catholic priest and Catholic nun, though by the time he was born they had both left the organization, Burnie was born in the Rochester, New York area and grew up in Houston, Texas. His father was also a Physics professor who worked on the Desertron Super Collider that was never completed. He is one quarter French-Canadian.
Tupac Amaru Shakur is considered one of the best rappers and MCs of all time. Numerous polls and awards back up the strong influences he has made throughout his career. However, many of Tupac’s successes and hits have occurred after his supposed death. Tupac Shakur was born on June 16th, 1971 in East Harlem, Manhattan, and his recorded death is September 13th, 1996. Whether Tupac is dead or framed his death and is still alive is a highly debated and unsolved case.
Individual Notable Artist Paper http://www.biography.com/people/tupac-shakur-206528#awesm=~oDcdnqAXClbdIX Detail the life and times of the individual, noting events or qualities that you believe made or led to the person's genius or success. * American rapper born in New York City in 1971, Tupac Shakur, known by his stage name 2Pac * According to The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll, Shakur was originally named Lesane Parish Crooks, but his moniker was soon changed to Tupac Amaru Shakur. "Tupac Amaru" means "shining serpent." * Shakur has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world * Songs are about growing up amid violence and hardship in ghettos,
October 2, 2012 ENC 1101 Lupe Fiasco is in my opinion one of the greatest artist of all time. He is a mainstream rapper with so much profound meaning to his songs. Because of this the untrained ear would just think he’s rapping; I see him as an icon as should everyone else old and young alike. Lupe Fiasco just released a new album called the Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album and it is awesome! His timing couldn’t have been anymore perfect now that Columbus Day is next week.