The Rose That Grew from Concrete

The Rose That Grew from Concrete

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His talent was unbounded, a raw force that commanded attention and respect. His death was tragic - a violent homage to the power of his voice. His legacy is indomitable - remaining vibrant and alive. Here now, newly discovered, are Tupac's most honest and intimate thoughts conveyed through the pure art of poetry - a mirror into his enigmatic life and its many contradictions. Written in his own hand at the age of nineteen, they embrace his spirit, his energy...and his ultimate message of more

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  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 160.02 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 90.72g
  • Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • Simon & Schuster International
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • w. docs.
  • 0671028448
  • 9780671028442
  • 75,290

About 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 more

Table of contents

Contents Acknowledgments Preface by Afeni Shakur Foreword: Tupac, C U in Heaven by Nikki Giovanni Introduction by Leila Steinberg THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE The Rose That Grew from Concrete In the Depths of Solitude Sometimes I Cry Under the Skies Above Life Through My Eyes When Ure Heart Turns Cold Untitled The Eternal Lament Only 4 the Righteous What of Fame? The Shining Star Within! Starry Night If I Fail What Is It That I Search 4 The Fear in the Heart of a Man God NOTHING CAN COME BETWEEN US Nothing Can Come Between Us My Dearest One!! If There Be Pain... Things That Make Hearts Break Black Woman And Still I Love U The Mutual Heartache? 1st Impressions A Love Unspoken Forever and Today When I Do Kiss U Carmencita of the Bronx! Untitled Love Is Just Complicated Elizabeth I Know My Heart Has Lied Before From First Glance 1 for April Wife 4 Life Tears from a Star March 1st -- The Day After April Why Must U Be Unfaithful The Power of a Smile Genesis (The Rebirth of My Heart) Love Within a Storm What Can I Offer Her? Jada The Tears in Cupid's Eyes Cupid's Smile II What I See! In the Midst of Passion 2 People with 1 Wish Hours Pass By JUST A BREATH OF FREEDOM Just a Breath of Freedom For Mrs. Hawkins The Sun and the Moon "Fallen Star" Government Assistance or My Soul Family Tree Or My Soul When Ure Hero Falls Untitled "U R Ripping Us Apart!!!" A River That Flows Forever Can U C the Pride in the Panther Tears of a Teenage Mother "Where There Is a Will...." LIBERTY NEEDS GLASSES Liberty Needs Glasses How Can We Be Free The Promise And 2morrow No-Win The Unanswerable? Nightmares So I Say GOODBYE In the Event of My Demiseshow more

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