Tupac Shakur

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Tupac Shakur
"Only God can judge me/ Nobody else/ Nobody else/ All you other mutha
*censored*as/ get out of my business," said by Tupac Shakur at the beginning
of his song, "Only God Can Judge Me." Tupac was a gangster rap artist who
practiced what he preached. Because of his profanity and lyrics, people say he
should be censored. He has the right to rap about whatever he wishes, because
it’s his way to expressing his feelings, it’s not against the law, and
it’s the truth. Tupac uses a lot of profanity, and his lyrics are
inappropriate for kids. The song "Hit em’ Up" starts off with vulgar
language and has negative content. First off, *censored* your bitch and the
click you claim West Side when we ride comin' equipped with game You claim to be
a playa but I *censored*ed your wife We bust on Bad Boy niggas *censored*ed for
life His music is for young adults, not for young kids who are easily
influenced. Kids won’t know what Tupac is really rappimg about anyway, but the
more they hear it and grow up with it, the more it will become a apart of them.

The lyrics to most of his songs are about death about life in the ghetto. Even
though all of it is reality, kids should not be exposed at such a young age.

Tupac expresses his feelings by letting it flow onto the paper and then into
music just as a poet expresses his or her feelings through pencil and paper,
thus creating art. His feelings towards life are depressing, but by letting it
all out, he is not repressing himself. Tupac’s art is rapping. Different
people express their feelings in different ways; through paint, clay, music,
etc. Tupac is great at expressing his feelings through his music. That’s a
talent that not many Ly 2 people have. Here is a sample of how he expresses his
views towards all the injustices in life. In his song "Changes", he raps
about prejudice and all the sick aspects of the world. I see no changes all I
see are racist faces Misplace hate make disgrace a racist... Cops give a damn
about a Negro Pull the trigga kill the nigga He’s a hero. His feelings towards
life are what people don’t like. He raps about suicide, because he can’t
handle the daily pressure of life, "It’s gonna take a man of me, to conquer
this insanity." Tupac went through a lot in his life; numerous gunshots,
locked up in jail, and having people despise him. Going through so much in his
life, he has a lot to talk about. He has so much going on in life he thinks
about committing suicide. "I wake up in the morning and I ask myself, is life
worth living, should I blast myself," from the song "Changes" he talks
about his life and how he feels every morning. He has a lot of songs are about
death, and how he thinks that dying is sometimes better than living through
pain. If he kept all this pain inside with no way of expressing I, he would be a
trapped man. This is just his way of releasing it all. Why should we take that
away from his? Why should we cover the world’s eyes from his feelings and the
reality that he has to face? Fuck the world because I’m cursed I’m having
visions of leaving here in a hurst God can you feel me? Take me away from all
the pressure and all the pain, show me some happiness again. Ly 3 His feelings
are strong and his style of expressing himself is a great way to let people know
how he feels. His style of art should not be censored. No one is forcing anyone
to listen to Tupac, it’s his or her choice to listen to his music. The United

States is the land of the free. It’s a place where everyone has a choice. The
first amendment allows Tupac the right of free speech; in other words, he can
rap whatever he wants. It states, "Congress shall make no law respecting
establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or
abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press..." Tupac has the right to
talk about whatever he feels like. He has the right to rap about dying, killing,
suffering, or how he sees the world. Although Tupac has broken many laws in his
lifetime and he raps about

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