Notes 2-25-08 - - "Thats what Im going to do as an...

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- “That’s what I’m going to do as an artist. I’m going to show the most graphic details of what I see in my community and hopefully they’ll stop it quick…” - 2PACALYPSE NOW. - Pac shrugged off the commercial formulas to show what was real to him - “For me to go and write some simple shit would be wrong even though I would get paid and get other people’s money” - 2pacalypse now sparked controversy in April 92 - Man shot a cop in Texas and used as a defense that he was listenin to 2pacalypse now - Dan Quail said albums like that one had no place in the community - “The media…they don’t talk about it, so I have to talk about it…” - “I had no police record until I made a record” - Cops didn’t believe him when he said his name was Tupac. Arrested him and beat him. Same day his 1 st video aired on MTV. - Launched $10 million lawsuit for police brutality, and charges were dropped against him - “These are scars I will go to my grave with. These are ‘learn to be a nigga’
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course AFRICAM Tupac taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Notes 2-25-08 - - "Thats what Im going to do as an...

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