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Avery Sharpe - Jasmine Guy discusses her new book 'Afeni Shakur: Evolution of a Revolutionary,' plus a performance by the Avery Sharpe Trio, at Books & Books at Books and Books Gables, Evolution - Coral Gables, Florida, United States - Saturday 7th February 2015

Jasmine Guy, Avery Sharpe and Afeni Shakur
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Avery Sharpe and Jasmine Guy
Avery Sharpe and Jasmine Guy
Avery Sharpe and Jasmine Guy
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Tupac: Resurrection Review


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It's easy to forget that Tupac Shakur was just 25 when he was gunned down at a Las Vegas intersection in September 1996. In such a brief period of time, he lived a full life: rapper, movie star, convict, and cultural figurehead. That's quite a position for someone any age. I can't imagine how someone that young handles it.

The answer, according to Lauren Lazin's documentary Tupac: Resurrection, is you struggle. The movie is not a glorified big screen version of Behind the Music, but a thoughtful and smart examination behind the street swagger and angry posturing that makes rap music so hated and so popular. Through interviews, photographs, and other footage, Tupac tells his story. The longer he talks the more one realizes how familiar his story sounds.

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