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Tupac Shakur: The Life and Times of an American Icon

by Tayannah Lee McQuillar

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This book is about a confused young man going through life moving from place to place. He wants to act hard and fit in with the kids around him that live in the hood. Tupac shukar found his way as he wrote poetry and started to get into the rap game and got all the fame and glory but with more money comes more problems. ( )
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"In 1996 Tupac Shakur, one of the most talented artists of his time, was murdered by an unknown gunman. Fred L. Johnson and Tayannah Lee McQuillar examine the theories surrounding his death and the story of Tupacs lost legacy in this definitive biography. For millions, Shakur gave voice to their stories, but there was also another side to him, revealed as his life spun out of control, as the whispered warnings from friends went unheeded and the denunciations of critics grew louder. Disturbingly, he sang and wrote about his impending death. When it came, it brought the music industry to its knees and ended an era when American rappers were leaders in using their art to speak the truth to corporate, government, and judicial power." - from publisher's website.… (more)

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