MTV released this video from 1995 with Tupac and MTV News Correspondent Tabitha Soren...filmed while they walked down Venice Beach. Now, they say it's "never before seen" but I've seen parts of it. And if you ever saw "Tupac Resurrection" the documentary there are parts of this interview in that movie. HOWEVER... this is the first time I've seen the whole interview in its entirety. Lost this dude just over 23 years ago... and his knowledge continues to remain current and effective for this day in age.
Here's a breakdown of what they talk about, when... if you can't watch the whole thing at once pick and choose a couple of the topics and watch those.
0:01 What does Tupac Amaru Shakur mean?
0:41 Moving to the West Coast and dropping out of art school
3:07 Moving out to the West Coast and being broke
3:53 Tupac on his mother, Afeni Shakur and drug addiction
5:16 Childhood and growing up
5:41 Dealing with traumatic experiences
7:42 Going from making pizza to joining Digital Underground
9:14 Tupac gets a tattoo
9:43 Getting introduced to the 'thug mentality'
10:51 Growing up without a father
13:34 Working hard and success
14:27 Justice and finding the person who shot him
16:02 How life would be different if Tupac had a father
16:32 Tupac on being a father
17:46 Being in touch with his feminine side
18:15 Starting a community center with Mike Tyson
19:11 Distancing himself from a 'thug life' mentality
19:39 Being able to live a 'normal' or 'happy' life'"
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