Tupac's Argument On Tupac Shakur

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Tupac Shakur on Tupac Shakur
To come up from the bottom of the society all the way to the top, Tupac Shakur thought he would no longer face any more hardships; however, racial inequality took the place of economic hardships. Tupac argued that “...if I was white I would have been like John Wayne... Somebody who pulled himself up from their bootstraps. From poverty. From welfare. Now I am kissing Janet Jackson. I’m doing movies. I feel like a tragic hero in a Shakespeare play…” PBS’ Blank on Blank series would illustrate Tupac’s theory. Blank on Blank is a nonprofit content studio dedicated to uncovering, preserving, and reimagining lost interviews of some of the most iconic individuals. They curate and transform journalists’ undiscovered vintage
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In PBS’ Blank on Blank interview, “Tupac Shakur on Life and Death,” PBS uses carefully chosen animation, linguistic, and audio techniques to demonstrate Tupac’s feelings of racial inequality in the media.
Blank on Blank uses motion picture to capture the character that is Tupac Shakur and his message for the world. The shapes are basic and not very intricate for a reason; complex shapes draw a great deal of attention, and it is plausible for this attention to distract from the subject’s message--flow
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For example, when the interviewer probed Tupac on how it felt to have Dan Quayle, the Vice President of the United States, suggest that his album should be pulled off the racks Blank on Blank went according to the route that the interview took. They played Tupac’s “So Many Tears,” in the background, for Tupac exclaimed that he felt “crushed” by the statement that the Vice President made. The song “So Many Tears” despite its somber connotation, is upbeat in tone; however, the lyrics suggest otherwise:
Now that I'm strugglin in this business, by any means
Label me greedy gettin green, but seldom
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