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The Rose That Grew From Concrete [Tupac Shakur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tupac Shakur’s most intimate and honest thoughts . View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Rose That Grew From Concrete on Discogs. The Rose That Grew from Concrete has ratings and reviews. Ana said: 2Pac has brought me out of my reading slump. When in doubt, turn to Pac.M.

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The poems cover so many themes from love, fear, devotion, youth, desires, family, etc.

Set up a giveaway. The History of Gangster Rap: I think it could possibly be a very good book to use with those youth who respect ‘Pac, for you do very much get to see the human reality beyond the braggadocious facade, the brokenness from which there arose strength, the complexity of such a revolutionary.

I would rate this one 4,5 stars if Goodreads would let me!

Pac was a deeply complex person. I loved this poetry collection.

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I have a classmate that all he hears is pretty much Tupac, and he always wants me to be listening. Very few of these works are fully rosr as he wrote most of them when he was eighteen or nineteen, and I think they can only be appreciated, for the most part, by seeing them in this context. No one can write something so deep like this unless its heart-felt. March Learn how and when to remove this template message. Hip hop and rap used to be pivotal in the civil rights movement- many older generation hip hiop stars were born of the movement- Tupak’s mother was a black panther.


The Rose That Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur

This comes across in his poetry as in his music. Tupac’s story is incredibly fascinating. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Though I still think Tupac’s ultimate calling was as an emcee, his lyricism and touch with words was supreme. Tupac had a great gift.

The poems are beautiful and let you feel Tupac. Later, he was shot five times and robbed in the lobby of a recording studio in New York City. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Tupac’s poems talk about growing pains, teenage love and lust, being a 2pqc black male in America, his dreams and aspirations, his devotion to his mother even when she disappoints him, America’s hypocrisy and racism and indifference to the poor and disenfranchised, revolutionaries like Nelson Mandela and Huey Newton, etc.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He read very often and some people didn’t see that. Quotes from The Rose That Gre A great introspective poem, some awesome imagery too, that a rose can grow through the industrial sludge and survive, takes will and tenacity, killer closing too, ffrom notices the struggle of survival, but you do. He talks about all the love he gave to his women but when they divorced he felt broken rrom lonely but I kinda feel that songs like Changes was dedicated to the Black Pantha and the song Gotta Keep Ya Head Up was dedicated to the women that he treated wrong or to tell women that to stay strong and for men to really become men and raise there kids because him himself had no father also so he wrote this song for those women who are down and for those men who pregnated our women to watch their kids.


Shakur became the target of lawsuits and experienced other legal problems. Favourite poem of all time Report Reply. No father-no money-no chance and no guide. I got a kick out of all the poems that were dedicated to a different chick. That jogged my ghe and I quickly looked on Amazon and found this.

All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, concrehe is provided at no charge He motivates me to keep writing. Poetry is t usually “my thing” but I enjoyed reading this. Reading this book made me see the beauty of this man’s soul.

Loved this great poem! Jul 06, Amanda Blackburn rated it really liked it. The foreword from Nikki Giovanni is incredible as well.