“I want to grow. I want to be better. You grow. We all grow. We’re made to grow. You either evolve or you disappear.”
Human beings possess the ability to actively shape themselves. We must continually face up to choices about how to act. We are not just responsible for the impact that our choices have upon ourselves, but also for the impact on mankind. Tupac challenged traditional and authoritarian attitudes by exercising sole control over how he fashioned his world and his method to express himself.
Afeni Shakur preserves her son’s legacy by providing opportunities for youth. With programming focused on artistic expressions such as drama, dance, creative writing and performing arts, the TASF utilizes the fundamental aspects of hip-hop culture.
Does hip-hop have the power of persuasion?