Tupac Shakur: the Authorized Biography, the first and only authorized biography by the estate, has its official book cover!
A 464 page hardcover biography will tell the story of an Artist, Poet, Actor, Revolutionary, Legend that was Tupac. Shakur is one of the greatest and most controversial artists of all time. More than a quarter of a century after his tragic death in 1996 at the age of just twenty-five, he continues to be one of the most misunderstood, complicated and prolific figures in modern history.
Listed at $35, Tupac Shakur: The Authorized Biography is now available for preorder on Amazon (Click Here) and is slated to release on October 24, 2023. The release date is expected to be released in conjunction with new Tupac music. According to sources, a new Tupac album was expected back in the fall of 2022, but was pushed back for various reasons.
“The authorized biography of Tupac Shakur, by Staci Robinson will be published this fall from@crownpublishing. A moving exploration of Tupac’s life and legacy, illustrated with photos, mementos, handwritten poetry and much more. Preorder now everywhere books are sold!”– 2PAC/Twitter
Tupac’s unapologetic lyrics, for which he was villainized by many at the time, read in these pages as prophecy. His cry of outrage in a country that repeatedly told Black men and women that their lives did not matter, continues to inspire his fans around the world.
Tupac Biography By Staci Robinson
Taken on the project is author and screenwriter Staci Robinson who knew Tupac as a young man, was entrusted by his mother, Afeni Shakur, to write his biography. Just as Allen Hughes with his upcoming Dear Mama docuseries on FX, Robinson was granted exclusive access to his private notebooks, letters, and unpublished lyrics. The biography will also feature uncensored conversations with those who knew and loved him best. Robinson tells a powerful story of a life defined by politics and art, and a man driven by equal parts brilliance and impulsiveness.
Tupac Shakur: the Authorized Biography will be published by @crownpublishing. Based out of New York, Crown is an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group and has been apart of many Bestsellers such as: Barack Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’ and Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming.’