Tupac Shakur took thug mentality and political alienation and elevated it into entrepreneurial spirit and hip hop creativity with the goal to accompish social change.
Here is the documentary that legendary Swedish music journalist Mats Nileskär made about Shakur, including the interview from 1994, that Kendrick Lamar sampled on "Mortal Men".
Nileskär is a radio journalist born in 1959. He has been a crusader for soul, funk, RNB and hip hop on the Swedish airwaves since 1978. He has made thousands of interviews, including James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, Al Green and Barry White.
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