It’s been 19 years since the untimely passing of one of music’s brightest stars, Tupac Amaru Shakur. His music and legacy still lives on daily and his influence on rappers who have come up after him is undoubtedly recognized. One of his biggest fans, Kendrick Lamar, openly shows love to the legend (i.e. his mock interview on TPAB) and has penned the letter below to Pac to express how he impacted his life, which was posted on 2Pac.com.
I was 8 yrs old when I first saw you. I couldn’t describe how I felt at that moment. So many emotions. Full of excitement. Full of joy and eagerness. 20 yrs later I understand exactly what that feeling was.
The people that you touched on that small intersection changed lives forever. I told myself I wanted to be a voice for man one day. Whoever knew I was speaking out loud for u to listen.
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