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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Most of Shakur’s songs are about growing up amid violence and hardship in ghettos, racism, problems in society and conflicts with other rappers. Get our latest book recommendations, author news, and competitions right to your inbox. Starry Night a creative heart, obsessed with satisfying This dormant cincrete uncaring society u have given them the stars at night and u have given them Bountiful Bouquets of Sunflowers But [for] u there is only contempt and though u pour yourself into that frame and present it so proudly bookk world could not accept your masterpieces from the heart So on that starry night u gave [to] us and u took bbook from us The one thing we never acknowledged your life I was very impressed with the poems in this book.

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The one genre I avoided, however, concete rap. Such an amazing book by an amazing artist. Rock, grunge, alternative, pop, blues, classical View all 64 comments. See full terms and fromm and this month’s choices. The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.

He liked to thxt Shakespeare and Machiavelli, he took ballet classes, gre appreciated pop music. I keep saying that he’s smart, I know, but it’s really true. Following the event, Shakur grew suspicious that other figures in the rap industry had prior knowledge of the incident and did not warn him; the controversy helped spark the East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry.


There is no better way to get inside the mind of an artist than to examine his artistic expressions: It starts off with poems and the first one talking about the rose that grew from concrete which he said thats deep because you dont see nothing growing from the concrete. Now out of high school i still have them till this day! Recommended to Eva by: Ill leave it to you to read more It’s mostly like poems and lyrics to his songs, but they are based on his life.


At First i thought it would be a book full of Tupacs raps,but when I started reading I realized that this book was full of rhymes, but it wasn’t raps it was poetry which is one thing about this book that interested me.

The poems gives an entirely new facet to the poetry industry. Sep 30, Kaylee rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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He was murdered at the age of twenty-five. After reading this poems, am wondering whether Tupac Shakur was the most misunderstood entertainer of 20th century despite his talented poet and performing skills. Its poetry that tupac had done.

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I think his method is very suitable for teaching young poets like Tupac Shakur was in his time of writing this poems. Most of the songs I listen to are in different languages english, spanish, german, italian.

I’m gonna choose the CD but I will still refer to this book every once in a while or when the opportunity warrants it. Honestly, I really liked this book, I thought it was pretty amazing. I’ve resurrected you a gazillion times in my mind, but I realize that you’re truly gone. Mirrored by much of his music the words are lyrical and raw.

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Dec 19, Isaly. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. When I initially reviewed, I was not in good form for analysis. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Tupac’s journal was an inspirational masterpiece. While some of the 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.

If the method of learning is right, then a poet can be created by a teacher and indeed Tupac Shakur was one of them. This album features a large cast of celebrities reading Shakur’s poetry and writing, much in the spirit of a traditional spoken word album.

Yeah he was a “thug” and whatnot but Tupac was really smart. The Rose that Grew from Concrete Paperback I never knew a thing about him, other than the fact he used to be a great musician, but now I feel like I know and understand his troubles that he went throug Tupac’s journal was an inspirational masterpiece.

He is recognized in the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-selling rap artist, with over 75, albums sold worldwide, including over 50, in the United States. 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.

Tupac’s story is incredibly fascinating. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Before that, I was convinced I’d marry Nick Carter. 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.

Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. Nevertheless, the publication of this book deserves a thumbs-up and must be followed by similar studies in prose and drama.

Indeed, he’s made a lot of mistakes.