Tupac Shakur was born in New York on June 16, 1971 to Afeni Shakur and Billy Garland. His mom was in jail for doing drugs and his father had nothing to do with him until he was an adult. Tupac went to the Baltimore School for the Arts. Tupac took ballet and dance classes.
If you could, would you want to be the richest person in the world, I bet you answered yes, but do you really know one of the most famous richest person in history was? Well, if you answered Mansa Musa you are correct! It is told that he was the richest person ever in history. Mansa Musa was the tenth emperor of the Mali dynasty. While Mansa Musa ruled from 1280 to 1337, Mali was an empire from 1235 to 1600 and many things happened during this time. Mansa Musa and his wealth was one reason Mali, lead to a site of cultural exchange, but Mali also became a site of cultural exchange because of the effects of trade, which also lead to spread of knowledge, ideas, and religion. Not only did Mali become a site of cultural exchange from the effects
Antoine Walker lost his $110 million to wild, extravagant living. His NBA championship ring was sold at auction and he had to declare bankruptcy nearly half decade ago. James is still earning money, just sold a $13.4 million mansion in Florida, owns a 30,000 square foot mega mansion in Ohio, and just bought a $21 million vacation home in Brentwood. Hopefully he has a better backup plan for retirement than Walker did, because Antoine Walker once had homes and goods like that, too.
Tyrell Traylor was born october 31.1996 and raised on the southside of chicago. At a young age traylor used to watched many music videos and watching them fueled the start up for his love of music. At the beginning he was addicted to the catchy tune of jay-z’s “big pimpin” and soon he started learning the lyrics. sometimes by himself, traylor would imagined himself in concert freestyling his own lyrics. This is when traylor knew he found his own love for music and that there was the beginning of his passion.
Who would’ve thought two friends using a rap beef to spark their career could turn into a deadly battle between the West Coast and the East Coast. Tupac and Biggie have made some huge accomplishments within their rap careers. This paper will tell you a little bit about Tupac, Biggie, their beef.
Dwayne “Lil Wayne” Michael Carter, Jr. was born September 27, 1982 in New Orleans, LA. He was born in a city known for its jazz, swing, and blues music. He began rapping at 8. Dwayne was signed to a record label Cash Money. Since being signed Dwayne has not only made a stamp on hip hop but has also made music of other genres to include but not limited to, R&B rock and pop. His music has influenced other artists of today. Not only that but he continues to be relevant in music no matter the times.
Born on December 04, 1969, Jay Z originally known as Shawn Corey Carter had grown up in Brooklyn’s Marcy housing projects in New York. He had only his mother to raise him as his father had walked out on them when he was only just a boy. He was the last of his four siblings. In 1996 he and his two neighborhood friends had formed Roc-A-Fella records and had issued Jay-Z's debut, Reasonable Doubt. This had been a grand accomplishment from a rapper who at the time was not very well known. Of course this only foreshadowed his later great success in the industry of rap and hip hop. This was the beginning of Jay Z as we know it.
A living legend, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., known as “Lil Wayne”, was born on September 27, 1982, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Wayne grew up in a town called Hollygrove, one of the poorest neighborhoods in New Orleans(Wikipedia.com). Wayne has been creating music since he was a child, he started rapping at the age of eight and he joined Cash Money Records at just nine years old. Wayne met Bryan and Slim Williams, founders of Cash Money Records, who gave him their business card and Wayne left voicemails of himself freestyling for them to listen to(Wikipedia.com). Being the young, ambitious rapper he was he never stopped contacting them and finally, he became apart of Cash Money Records and joined the group The Hot Boys. His first recording with them was labeled True Stories in 1993(Wikipedia.com). “Carter's debut solo album Tha Block Is Hot was released when he was 17 It debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and was later certified platinum by the RIAA”(Wikipedia.com). Other than having his fun in the studios, Wayne was not living a very good life. He sold crack for a short
Shawn Corey Carter, Know as his stage name Jay-Z is a American rapper, Record producer and entrepreneur. Jay Z is one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. Shawn Corey Carter was born in December fourth 1969, the city where Shawn Corey Carter was born in Brooklyn, New York. Shawn Corey Carter has 3 other brothers and sisters they were raised by their mother and their father left them. When Shawn Corey Carter was 11 years old, had lyrics when was 12 in 1982. He was living in his teenage years in Brooklyn, New York , He attended 3 different schools. First he went to Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn, with of the future rapper: AZ until it closed down. They he went to George westing house
Kanye West’s musical career was a story of success from the start, with his first album The College Dropout debuting at #2 on the Billboard Charts and later winning a Grammy for best rap album of the year (Current Nominations and past) to his most recent self-titled album Yeezus Debuting at Billboard #1 and receiving multiple Grammy nominations with total music sales amounting to 87 million units (“Gold and Platinum Database”).When he first came into the limelight he rivaled rappers such as gun-toting 50-Cent with his more honest and easy-going raps. Because of his style he not only cast the genre in a different, more positive light, he made it easier for more sensitive rappers, such as Drake, a Toronto based R&B/Hip Hop artist to be accepted into the genre. Not only did he popularize his own style he made it the status quo for the new age of hip
Royalty cant buy you loyalty, tell me if I lose everything would you be over me? Hip-Hop, according to Dictionary.com is defined “The popular subculture of big-city teenagers, which includes rap music, break dancing and graffity art. Kodak Black, Kevin Gates and Lil Uzi Vert greatly contributes to this genre.
Life is full of obstacles and numerous people go through similar obstacles, some are able to overcome these obstacles others let these obstacle destroy their lives. Aileen Wournos and Oprah Winfrey did not know each other, but there was a lot of similarity in their early childhood. They were both surrounded by poverty and parent that did not show much emotional support, they were both also sexually abused and even with numerous similarities they ended up in different point in life. Aileen Wournos became a prostitute and then became a serial killer (Falcon, Richard). On the other hand Oprah Winfrey went on becoming a billionaire and a respected women (Katherine Kohn).
The debate about women being treated as equals in the workplace has been a continuous issue for a number of years now. Women are constantly proving themselves to be an asset to the world of work, but still have to campaign and fight for equality. Could men really cope without women within the workplace? Could Adam have coped without Eve? Women are continually showing themselves to be more than capable. This can be told from the exam results received by both men and women. When the results are compared they show that women are much higher achievers than men. Since the early 1980's, the standards of achievement for all have been rising, but because of the differential rates of improvements, girls are still performing better than boys. Although some boys have succeeded far beyond some women might ever, it is a merely small number when compared to middle class working people, male/female. In Forbes most recent article on the worlds top billionaires, the top 10 is completely made out of men, with the number 1 spot going to Jeff Bezos, the CEO and founder of Amazon. Jeff Bezos to date currently has a total net worth of over 105 billion dollars. Whilst the first 17 of the worlds richest billionaires goes to men, the number 18 spot is a women, Alice Walton. Some may argue she is only worth so much