2pac Shakur Essay

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2pac Shakur

2Pac Shakur


Tupac (Two-pahk) Amur Shakur, commonly known as 2pac, led a violent life.
He died on September 13, 1996. He was a gangsta rapper/Aspiring 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; his teachers said he looked promising. He never finished school. He
dropped out and moved to a small town outside Oakland, CA ("Associated"),
however he did go to college and finish his high school credits.
All his life he was raised by his mom, with his sister. He always led a
violent life; 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 ("Death").
In November 1994, Tupac himself was shot during an attempted robbery
outside a music studio in New York. Tupac did, however, mention this; "Thug life
to me is dead. If it's real, let somebody else represent it because I'm tired of
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