|Hip Hop Give Away Tupac Remembered Bearing Witness to a Life and Legacy|
|Written by Site Administrator ID4170|
|Monday, 11 February 2008 01:04|
This give away has ended. Winners are being notified.
Releasing later this month is the fourth book released under the Amaru Company, and spearheaded by hip hop icon Tupac Shakur’s (2Pac) mother Afeni Shakur.
The book “Tupac Remembered: Bearing Witness to a Life and Legacy”, Was Authored and Edited by Molly Monjauze with Gloria Cox and Staci Robinson.
“Tupac Remembered: Bearing Witness to a Life and Legacy” will be hitting stores later this month, (February of 2008).
‘Tupac Remembered: Bearing Witness to a Life and Legacy’ features the most candid interviews from those who have the most cherished memories of the hip hop icon "Pac", in their own words.
Personal snapshots and remembrances shed light on the many personas of Tupac (2Pac), who even a decade after his death remains one of the hip hop and rap industry's most complicated and enduring artists.
Contributors to this project include many hip hop and rap notables such as Jada Pinkett-Smith (with whom Tupac went to Baltimore School for the Arts), Jasmine Guy, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Big Syke, Shock G, Russell Simmons, Sekyiwa, Mutulu Shakur, Snoop Dogg, The Outlawz, Kevin Powell, Common, E40, Talib Kweli, Baron Davis, Eminem, Treach, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Andre Benjamin and Big Boi of Outkast and many others.
ThugLifeArmy.com is pleased to offer ‘Tupac Remembered: Bearing Witness to a Life and Legacy’ as one of our hip hop give aways to our visitors. Thanks to the authors: Molly Monjauze, Gloria Cox and Staci Robinson and Chronicle Books for providing this giveaway.
Winners will be drawn from those with the correct answer. (The answer to this question is found in our news section.)
This giveaway will end March 1st. Winners will be notified by email and asked for a postal address at that time.
A little about the authors:
Molly Monjauze worked closely with Tupac Shakur (2Pac) during his lifetime, and since his death has assisted the Shakur family with compiling unreleased Tupac materials. Molly Monjauze has also been the project Director/Supervisor on some of the past Tupac album projects including ‘Better Dayz’ and ‘Until the End of Time’. She also did the A&R for Tupac’s ‘The Rose’ and ‘Pac’s Life’ albums. She was a good friend of Tupac, later she was his personal assistant and worked with him at Tupac’s Euphanasia Company. She lives in Los Angeles.
Staci (Robinson) Peterson is an author. Staci met Tupac through friends at Tamalpais High School. Staci has worked on several projects for the Estate of Tupac Shakur and has conducted over fifty interviews about Tupac since he was murdered. In 2003 she accepted an offer to research and conduct interviews for the upcoming Official Tupac Shakur biography. Her first novel ‘Interceptions’ is also out now. Currently she is editing her second novel ‘Letter’s from Heaven’ and is writing her third novel titled ‘Beneath the Redwoods’. Please visit her web site at www.StaciRobinson.com
Gloria Cox is Afeni Shakur's sister and Tupac's (2Pac) aunt. She was a great influence throughout Tupac's life. She has consulted on countless Tupac projects throughout his posthumous career, including the Academy Award nominated Tupac: Resurrection.
About Chronicle Books
One of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the U.S., Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and over the years has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books. Recognized as one of the 50 best small companies to work for in the U.S. (and the only independent publisher to receive this award), the company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format, maintaining a list that includes much admired illustrated books and gift products in design, art, architecture, photography, food, lifestyle, pop culture, and acclaimed children's titles. Chronicle Books'' objective is to create and distribute exceptional publishing that's instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value. For more information about Chronicle Books, visit www.chroniclebooks.com .
The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation (TASF) was founded by Afeni Shakur to provide training and support to artists who aspire to enhance their creative talents. TASF fosters an environment that encourages freedom of expression, serves as a resource for the arts, and empowers through education. To date, more than 700 students have benefited from the program with a broad range of training available via the Annual Performing Arts Day Camp held at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts (home of the Foundation in Stone Mountain, Georgia).
A portion of the profits will go to The Tupac Amauru Shakur Foundation for the Arts.
To Pre-Order Tupac Remembered: Bearing Witness to a Life and Legacy click HERE
Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts
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If you would like directions to the Center please visit at http://tasf.org/tasca.asp#null
TASF One Brick At A Time Fundraiser Purchase Form
Support the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation by purchasing a brick engraved with your company logo or your own personal message! Your brick will be constructed into the Peace Garden of the Tupac Shakur Center for the Arts.
Purchase a brick
The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation is now in the process of raising money to construct a fence around the parameters of the Center to prevent the type of incidents that have happened recently from occurring again.
Donations can be sent to TASF, 5616 Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain, GA 30083 or at
Visit and add to your friends Pac’s Kids on MySpace - http://www.myspace.com/pacskids
Want to Volunteer? Find out how at http://tasf.org/images/PDF/VolunteeerForm.pdf
Want to rent the Tupac Center? Click here to find out how - http://tasf.org/images/PDF/TASCARentalAgreementForm.pdf
SO if ya want to ‘rep’ for Pac or you say you got luv for the homie – PLEASE GET INVOLVED. SHOW EVERYONE YOU CARE ABOUT THE LEGACY OF TUPAC AMARU SHAKUR AND GIVE A LITTLE BACK TO A MAN WHO GAVE US SO MUCH. LET’S MAKE SURE HIS LEGACY WILL STAY INTACT FOR GENERATIONS TO COME.
ThugLifeArmy.com interview with Tre’ Maxie Director of Tupac Center for the Arts (TASCA) - http://www.thuglifearmy.com/news/?id=4065
“Support me... If you don''t understand me don''t write about me” - Tupac. Wouldn’t it be great if all media would respect this request from Pac?