Tupac Shakur: An Analysis of " Changes"
Tupac shakur was a famous song rapper in the American history, often known bye 2Pac his stage name. He was born on the June 16th, 1971 in New York City to a Black Panther activist woman named Afeni Shakur. His birth name was Lesane Parish Crooks, which later was changed by his mother to Tupac Shakur. Tupac is an inca Indian word meaning "shining serpent" . His last name Shakur, is Arabic meaning “thankful to God,” it was a very common name in the New York branch of the Black Panther clan. He grew up in East Harlem a saction of Manhatten, New York. Tupac's rough life started way before he was born. His mother didn't tell him anything about his dad apart from this that she never knew him. Tupac
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However, Tupac does not mention who is behind the plot! Tupac expresses how simple it is for people to buy weapons and kill other people. In which “Huey” attempted to solve his problems in the song. In doing so it leads to him being dead when the people he wishes to fight against react with gunfire and killing. Clearly Tupac is trying to send a message that this madness is not a good way to find the meanings to an end. He tries to explain that who ever is behind this plot their theory is quite straight forward. They want to give black community drugs to deal and sell amongest other African’s. He explains plotters give guns to black community an step back to see them killing each other.And when Huey P Newton( founder of Black Panther Party) tried to put a stop an tried to raise awareness by saying its payback time. Its time they fought back, he was shot twice in the dark. So now if they plan to resolve the hatred, then there must be “changes.” After analyzing the two verses of the song Changes it could be assume that Tupac is clearly stating the importance of African-American unity to overcome the challenging social issues facing them; violence, racial profiling and drugs. He message to us is that thing's will always stay the same until black people change it themselves, instead of waiting for other people to intervene. He is trying to raise awareness in his