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The Rose That Grew from Concrete is a posthumous album based on the poetry/ writings of Tupac . “Hit ‘Em Up”; “Are U Still Down”; “Panther Power”. Featured singles. “Smile”; “Playa Cardz Right”. Books. The Rose That Grew from Concrete. The Rose that Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur – A stunning collection of poems from one of the most revered rap artists in the world, Tupac Shakur, now the. The Rose That Grew from Concrete is a posthumous album based on the poetry/ writings of Tupac Amaru Shakur, released in This album features a large.

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Tupac is remembered by many as the hardcore gangsta rapper who was gunned down in I like this book because I look up too Tupac. Male Version ” featuring Mos Def. Such a fantastic collection of poems. Tupac Shakur was killed at the age of 25 in after attending a special event in Las Vegas where former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was fighting Bruce Sledon. So simply put great lyrics by a great rgew.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Want to Hook Currently Reading Read. Until the End of Time Tupac’s poems talk about growing pains, teenage love and lust, being a yo Tupac Shakur is the only rapper I like. This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat I think his words in general, his feelings, moods and beliefs, etc. Jul 21, Jennifer rated it it was amazing. Poems are the reflections of an individual soul; we should look at the reflections and ask what we see in our own soul reflected back – good, bad or indifferent it is one of the purest ways we can connect as human beings.

If any of you decide to read it contemplate his words from his book because it truly is great. Wherever he is, I hope Tupac knows the impact his words, art, and spirit still have on the world.


But aside from that, you guys should definitely read this book because although Tupac may be a “thug” this guy wrote some real shit. Although he’s popularly portrayed as a cold-hearted gangbanger, those who dig deeper will find that he was an incredibly complex, soulful person with a deep sensitivity that the mainstream media misses.


While some of tye poetry is trite, there are a number of poems that border on profound, expressing Tupac’s deep appreciation for life and those who inspired him both in his personal life and historical figures. I appreciate all forms of music. Many of the poems in the collection were written in his teen years. Tupac Shakur recorded twelve landmark albums — nine of which went either platinum or gold.

The Rose That Grew From Concrete by Tupac Shakur

His legacy is indomitable — remaining vibrant and alive. Just because the fact that is Tupac, I think that’s what makes this book have many more hits. I won’t leave thw there. There is no better boo to get inside the mind of an artist than to examine his artistic expressions: Before I finish my thoughts why is it when all the rappers fall and the most greatest deepest rapper in my eyes gets shot and killed we do not know the exact reason why he was shot?

The Rose That Grew from Concrete: Tupac Shakur was an expert in this field as the book which was published more than a decade ago proves. Tupac’s story is incredibly fascinating. The aim feom clarity is central and modern poetry essence, innovation and international context was demonstrated by Tupac Shakur. Jul 15, Kristina rated it liked it.

I got a kick out of all the poems that were dedicated to a different chic I’m glad I finally took the time out to read this. Jun 20, Taylor rated it it was amazing Shelves: Most people think of him first and foremost as a rapper, but that’s only one side of his story. The wit and emotion frlm something that comes from a place he did not often 2pwc in his music, but it is still his voice on the page.


His stories have inspired me and from what I’ve read, thousands of other people too. A few black-and-white photographs appear as you can see on some of the images Ive shared from hrew book.

conrete Funny, it seems to by keeping it’s dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air. This collection of more than poems that honestly and artfully confront topics ranging from poverty and motherhood to Van Gogh and Mandela is presented in Tupac Shakur’s own handwriting on one side of the page, with a typed version on the opposite side. They explain so much feeling and love out to the reader. His talent was unbounded, a raw force that commanded attention and respect. Tupac would have cconcrete 43 years old this yea Kim Lechelle read a poem from this collection by Tupac for Poetry thursday over on You Tube and I had to get this.

Though I still think Tupac’s ultimate calling was as an emcee, his lyricism and touch with words was supreme. In my opinion Tupak expresses a lot of what is now missing from the genre of young black artists out there rapping and playing at music.