Afeni Shakur: Let me first say that any of those songs that Tupac wrote was primarily the way he felt about something. Here, in an historic interview he let the entire Bay Area know exactly what he was feeling and thinking at that point in time. Its just like I''m losing a son. That's like a little brother making lots of cash and the bigger brother comin'' along and sayin'' ''You owe it all to me'' That's wrong. Folks should be sayin'' ''Damn! We will be giving you notice about how people can get in touch with the foundation, whether they are interested in either obtaining or giving assistance. They talk about the rappers being the revolutionaries of the 80s and 90s.
Subjects like racial-profiling, poverty and racism affect the everyday life of African-Americans. By: Jeremy Austin Beverly 15 yrs on Dec 1, 2008 He had more luv for california than where he was born east oakland but he still respects them By: His 1 on Nov 25, 2008 I love 2Pac I really feel like I am his 1 fan in the whole world, nobody loves him like I do. It was damn near an album budget. Now she probably sees me in a whole different light. Lot of people, some people don''t.
You didn''t buy it so when you see me, I just break down and start eating you out. I want some females to do that. One of the symbols of change that 2pac gives as an example is the one that of a Black President, or in our case, a Prime Miniester. So that's the stuff we are going to do. Thank You Treach for your song.
The photograph of Tupac used on the home page is owned and copyrighted by Gobi. After all, you''re the woman who raised him, you''re the person who helped shape him, and helped make him into the person whom we''ve come to admire. Davey D: The First thing I want to do is thank you for granting us this interview. Right now we''re twenty strong. It's happening with a lot of young Black females also young white males. Snapped: Notorious 'Tupac and Biggie Special' investigates the infamous crime with commentary and reactions from Tupac's friends, business associates and industry insiders including rapper Yo-Yo, collaborator Danny Boy and journalist Toure.
Did Tupac have a feeling that he was going to be murdered or did life just happen to imitate art? Before I Wake We are the No. Don''t allow people to think for you. We''re currently letting the law do its job by taking it through the court system. As long it has soul to it, hip hop can live on. It had really less to do with control than it had to do with stealing. I know E-40 is what I was when I was with Digital Underground.
But Tupac got the baton, not only did he win the race, he finished so fast he able to sit back and drink some thug passion in, and come up with another play. We are revolutionaries, the children of Revolutionaries. Look around you in this studio right now. Next thing I know I was in a choke hold passing out with cuffs on headed for jail for resisting arrest. How do you address these problems? Ironically, Tupac sold more music posthumously than when he was alive. The changes I believe he is referring are the changes that supposedly occurred after the Civil Rights Movement. You were a member of the Black Panther Party, you were pregnant with Tupac while in jail, as one of the infamous New York 21.
Everything from Souljah's Story to Brenda's Got A Baby to Against All Odds. I don''t think it's just the government. We gonna do thing we''ve been doing, and set our records like I said before. Was there a thriving hip hop scene in Marin City? On September 7, 1996, Shakur was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. So now I''m doing what the East coast would''ve did if the west coast did this to them. It was promptly canceled by its organizer, Death Row Records, which said it could not find a venue big enough to satisfy fan demand. Makaveli has 2 stages just like Niccollo.
They didn''t know that what they were doing was ending our culture. With all my fans I got a family again. Shgakur used his talents, combined with the genre of Rap to create his message. And then one day my stepfather came home from-I don't know if he was back from Desert Storm. I appreciate them stickin'' up for me when everyone was kickin me when I was down. Davey D: What do you think the mis-perceptions that you as his mom would like to clear up about him? He was my favorite rapper before I even started rapping. The video opens with Tupac being shot to death by an unknown assailant, then follows him to heaven, where he's greeted by a Redd Foxx look-alike, and raps against a background populated by likenesses of Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, Sammy Davis Junior, and other deceased black music stars.