September 13, 2013 by HipHopGoldenAge
Tupac (2006; 256 pages)
A stunningly designed, richly illustrated companion to the Academy Award-nominated documentary film, Tupac: Resurrection brings unprecedented clarity and soulful intimacy to the life and work of the late Tupac Shakur.
In many ways the autobiography he never got to write, Tupac: Resurrection features the artist in his own words, letters, and poems. They are showcased here, along with dozens of never-before-seen photographs, lyrics, screenplay ideas, and other personal effects. Capturing as never before the unrivaled passion and intense candor that made him one of America’s bestselling solo recording artists of all time, Tupac: Resurrection stands as an indelible testament to Tupac’s astonishing cultural legacy.
US readers get it here
“Tupac was a passionate artist who inspired even more passionate idolatry, one of the few rappers — alive or dead — who truly merits a volume like this.” – Rolling Stone
“The past several years have been extremely painful watching and listening while others incorrectly attempted to define who my son really was. Now the true story of Tupac is finally being shared with the world.” – Afeni Shakur