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2 Pac - Suriving the Struggle

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Essay title: 2 Pac - Suriving the Struggle

Amur Shakur, mostly known as 2pac, led a violent life. He died on September 13, 1996. He was a gangster rap artist and an upcoming actor. Tupac was a 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 life. He took performing arts classes at his school which his teachers said “he looked promising” although, he never finished school. Tupac dropped out and moved to a small town outside Oakland, CA but later on he finished high school through continuation school. All his life he was raised by his mom, with his sister. He always led a violent life. For example, April 5, 1993, he assaulted a fellow rapper with a baseball bat. October 31, 1993, he was charged with shooting two off duty police officers. The charges were later dropped.

November 19, 1993, he was convicted of sexual assault. Also, in November 1994, Tupac was shot during an attempted robbery outside a music studio in New York. After all this Tupac did mention this, "Thug life to me is dead. If it's real, let somebody else represent it because I'm tired of it." He told vibe magazine. "I represented it too much. I was Thug Life". Tupac had every thing going good in his career. His first album 2pacallyps Now, was

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