Tupac Shakur, famous rapper killed 15 years ago at the age of 25, left behind a collection of song lyrics, poems, track lists and videos. Manuscripts from other Shakur family members and memorabilia, fan mail and media clippings combine with Shakur’s pieces to form the Tupac Shakur collection.
This collection is now opening at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library in partnership with the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation to make the collection available for scholarly research and study.
Loretta Parham, CEO and Library Director, tells the PR Newswire, “We’re honored to have
partnered with the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation to preserve the
artistic legacy of Tupac Shakur through this collection. He transformed the landscape of hip
hop culture and was one of the most compelling voices and talents of his
generation. As an academic library, we feel privileged to be the
stewards of the Shakur Collection and to promote scholarly research of