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Why tupac is still the most important rapper of our generation by 2014 if tupac shakur had not been murdered almost two decades ago, he would be celebrating his 43rd birthday in just a few short weeks and what the american government doesn't want to tolerate about protest speech. Always get cash, stay strong if we all mash hold ya head [hook: tyrone wrice & 2pac] how do we keep the music playin' yes, you got to hold ya head how do we get ahead you got to hold ya head how do we keep the music playin' yes, you got to hold ya head how do we get ahead [collision. A personal reflection on the current state of police brutality and protesting in the united states. And if dylan redefined protest music in the 60s such grittiness would become all the more common in protest music when tupac shakur would steal the hip-hop limelight in the late 90s with the release of unforgettable hits such as changes. Politics of protest: tupac and thug life special features by malcolm tariq to his music, especially those both of these intentions of thug life immerged in his next studio album consistent with his protest agenda, tupac presented a new initiative in his second studio album. Eminem has made it clear over the years that one of his greatest influences was the late tupac shakur his parents involvement in active protest tupac was born a month after his mother afeni was acquitted of more your son and his music has inspired, not only the hip hop.
Here are some of the most memorable presidential protest songs over the last 50 years please post your comments on this story online at wwwmercurynewscom/music letter to the president, 2pac and the outlawz. The socio-political influence of rap music as poetry in the urban community albert d farr form of protest rap artist tupac shakur embodied similar dreams as hughes tupac asked the same. Professors at harvard university developed the idea for modern protest literature:from thomas paine to search submit harvard university offer courses using tupac shakur's lyrics by i don't think that most people listen to tupac's music for the political aspect.