Tupac Shakur Quote
“I don't see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers.”
As quoted in "Tupac Shakur", Vibe Magazine, Three Rivers Press, 1998, p. 45 - ISBN: 9780609802175
“My mama always used to tell me: 'If you can't find somethin' to live for, you best find somethin' to die for.”
Song Lyrics: "Something 2 Die"
Song Lyrics: "Only God Can Judge Me"
“It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.”
Interview by Sway, 19 April 1996, on KMEL's Westside Radio Program
Born: June 16, 1971
Died: September 13, 1996 (aged 25)
Occupation: Musician, rapper, actor, poet, screenwriter, activist, writer
Bio: Tupac Amaru Shakur, known by his stage names 2Pac, Pac, and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. Shakur had sold over 75 million records worldwide as of 2010, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. Rolling Stone Magazine named him the 86th Greatest Artist of All Time.
Quote of the day
“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”