Find bio info on Tupac Shakur, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar. Answer the following Questions:
1. Who were Tupac’s biological parents? What impact did each have on him?
2. Who were Eminem’s biological parents? What impact did each have on him?
3. Who were Kendrick Lamar’s biological parents? What impact did each have on him?
4. Who was “The Rose That Grew From Concrete”? Why?
5. Why would Pac, a successful, adored rapper write, ‘In the Event of My Demise” and “I Cry”
6. Compare Pac’s video for “‘Dear Mama” with Eminem’s video “Cleaning out My Closet”. What was the tone in each song? What words were used that conveyed each man’s emotions?What is the concept of each video? How were their childhoods similar? How were they different?What social issues contributed to each relationship? What sort of son was each?(14 pts.)
7. What is Kendrick Lamar’s HiiiPower? What is Black Hippy?
8. What country is the setting of “How Much a Dollar Cost”? What does Kendrick learn there? What is the Bible reference?