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Research Paper on Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur was a famous rapper during the 1990's. His unique voice and lyrics made a huge impact on the hip hop industry. Tupac became a tragic hero after he got shot and killed on September 13, 1976 in Los Angeles. This affected the hip hop industry more than ever. Tupac started showing off his talents at age twelve, when he discovered his interests in acting and writing love songs. After Tupac attended the Baltimore School for the Performing Arts, a lasting impression of him was left on his teachers because of the amounts of potential he showed. When he moved to Oakland, California with his family, he started to hang with the "wrong crowd," as he would call it. At age fifteen, he fell into rap by writing lyrics and acting like a gangster. Tupac joined the rap group Digital Underground as a dancer. Thereafter, he produced many albums that were heard throughout the country. Tupac's stunning talent also got him a role in the motion picture, "Juice".

In November 1994, Tupac was shot five times during a robbery in which thieves robbed Tupac's jewelry. He miraculously recovered from his injuries only to produce one of his most impressive albums, "Me Against the World". After this, he produced his best album, "All Eyez on Me," which has sold over six million copies. On September 7th, 1996, Tupac was shot again by unknown gunmen and was pronounced dead on September 13, 1996.

Tupac Shakur was undoubtedly the greatest rapper of all time. He served as a tragic hero, because he was a martyr when he died. Even today, a major movie has been released about him called "2 Pac:Resurrection". His music was never forgotten as many people still listen to the music he put out. His death made him a perfect example of a modern day tragic hero.

Tupac Shakur was a famous rapper during the 1990's. His unique voice and lyrics made a huge impact on the hip hop industry. Tupac became a tragic hero after he got shot and killed on September 13,...
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