Analysis Of 2pac 's ' 2pac ' Essay

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Tupac “2Pac” Shakur- Change September 7, 1996 will go down in the history books for many people. On the eve of that day, Tupac“2Pac” Shakur, who was sitting in a passenger seat, got shot in a drive by. 2Pac got rushed to the hospital and six days later, he died. He was known for his rap music which he sang about poor black African Americans going through their tough life, living in the hood. In this paper, I will discuss 2Pac’s song Change, which was recorded in 1992 but was remixed and came out in October 13, 1998. Pre-warning, there are curse words in this song that I will be discussing and all photo rights go to Google Images. The music video to Change does not have an official video because 2Pac had died two years after its release, instead all videos on YouTube, show images of 2Pac, www.youtube.com/watch?v=nay31hvEvrY. Change, is a powerful song that opens your eyes to see exactly what 2Pac saw while he was alive. In the first four verses of the song, 2Pac states; “I see no changes. Wake up in the morning and I ask myself, “Is life worth living? Should I blast myself? My stomach hurts, so I’m lookin’ for a purse to snatch.” This tells me that during 1992, African Americans had a rough time trying to make money to feed them and their families. Next, 2Pac raps “Cops give a damn about a negro? Pull the trigger, kill a nigga, he’s a hero. Give the crack to the kids who the hell cares? One less hungry mouth on the welfare”. In early 1990’s African…

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