The Rose That Grew from Concrete
Publish date: November 1st 1999
Publisher: MTV Books
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
I loved this poetry collection. I had no idea that Tupac had actually written poetry, though I'll always be a big fan of his music, especially the socially-conscious songs. A lot of the poems are heartfelt, bemoaning social issues, injustices and racism. A few are also very poignant, especially the...
Tupac's poetry is good because it's real, and it's accessible. Even my students who don't ordinarily like poems enjoy this book, boys and girls, alike. You can't beat poetry that gets the reader thinking.