Tupac Shakur

Hip-hop Idol
Golus, Carrie (Book - 2011)
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Tupac Shakur

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Raised by a single mother and ex-Black Panther in Harlem, Tupac grew up aware of the problems in society around him. His social conscience and creative talents made him a unique voice in rap music. He continues to be known as one of the greatest rappers in the history of hip-hop.
Authors: Golus, Carrie, 1969-
Title: Tupac Shakur
hip-hop idol
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2011
Characteristics: 112 p. :,ill. ( chiefly col.) ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Carrie Golus
Contents: How long will they mourn me?
A young talent
The jungle
A thug's life
From prison to death row
Tomorrow is not promised
ISBN: 0761354735
Branch Call Number: j 782.421649 S527goh 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-107) and index
Subject Headings: Rap musicians United States Biography Juvenile literature Shakur, Tupac, 1971-1996 Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Rap musicians
LCCN: 2009038127
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Tupac Shakur saw himself as both artist and urban soldier, battling the media, the law, the courts and rival rappers. Tupac overcame poverty to become one of hip-hop's biggest stars. His life, death, and music were all surrounded by controversy.

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