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Commemorative Manuscript On Tupac Shakur

Central theme: Tupac was a very misunderstood individual, and a lot can be learned from his life. 1.When most people hear the name Tupac, they think of a tattooed thug, a gangsta rapper killed in a tragic shooting who only got what was coming to him, a man who lived by the gun, and who died by the gun. However, those people probably have never taken a chance to look beyond what their eyes tell them, past the ignorance and into the depths of the man who really was Tupac. 2. Tupac Shakur was born on September 17, 1971, in Brooklyn New York. Tupac got into acting early in his life, landing his first role in an acting ensemble when he was 12 years old. Tupac also began writing many poems and love songs, keeping them in a journal, which has since been published. Soon after however, he and his family moved to Baltimore. 3.In Baltimore, at the age of 15, Tupac enrolled in the illustrious Baltimore School for the Arts, where he studied acting and ballet with white kids. He always said that this was where he felt he finally got in touch with himself, because up until this point he had been searching. While he was there, he discovered rap music, showing potential as a strong lyricist and impressing his teachers with his acting and rhyming skills. 4.Unfortunately, Tupac was not able to continue his training. He moved out west to Oakland, California in 1988 with the rest of his family, where he began to, as he called it, hang with the wrong crowd. He started selling drugs and got off track, joining a gang and spending time in and out of jail. 5.In 1990, he joined a rap group known as the Digital Underground, and over the next two years released two albums with them, before finally starting a very successful solo career, releasing the eventual platinum selling album 2Pacalypse Now on November 12, 1991. Over the next five years, Tupac enjoyed a lot of success in both the rap industry and as an actor. He released four more albums including raps firs...

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