Description - The Rose that Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur
For the first time in paperback comes this stunning collection of poems from one of the world's most revered rap artists. His talent was unbounded. His death was tragic. His legacy is indomitable. Here are Tupac's private thoughts, conveyed through the pure art of poetry and offers a glimpse into his enigmatic life and its intense contradictions. Written in his own hand at the age of 19 these poems embrace and express his spirit, passion, energy and intelligence.
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(190mm x 153mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Tupac Shakur
TUPAC SHAKUR was born in June 1971. At the age of 19 he released his first album, SEX PACKETS, with a band called Digital Underground. After one more DU record, he went solo, and the following five years were his most fruitful artistically. He released a number of classic records including 2Paccalypse Now and Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. In 1995, after recovering from being shot five times during a robbery, he released the two-million copy hit ME AGAINST THE WORLD, and followed that up with the double CD ALL EYEZ, which sold 3 million copies. Shakur also appeared in a number of films, including the Jon Singleton film, POETIC JUSTICE. In September 1996, Tupac Shakur was murdered in Las Vegas. He was 25 years old.