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  • Updated Mar 19, 2023

    This is a man that is as close as you can possibly get to the definitive greatest of all time, yet a lot will say he didn’t have the ‘technical’ ability to warrant that status.

    Personally, he has always been and will always be my favourite rapper ever. Does he have the technicality of a GZA or a Rakin or a Koop G Rap? No. Does he have the lyricism of Nas? No. But he has so much more. His energy, voice, charisma, delivery, etc. make him so iconic to me. He transcends all of these considerations for me. He’s a force. When I listen to his music, I’m captivated by him. When he has guests, he always steals the show. There’s just something about Pac that defies logic and typical measurement.

    What do you think?


    @BOSSaint :

    “Pac specifically wrote music for black people but his writing was so honest other races and ethnicities could also relate.
    There was a level of vulnerability and soul in his music that touched the listeners heart and soul that i don’t think most artists fail to achieve not only rappers. You FEEL everything he said.

    I think about what Shock G said about Pacs rapping style. He compared it to MLK delivery. I don’t think there was a coincidence. Nas and Jay are the GOATS to me and Lupe and Future are my favorite rappers but I don’t mention Pac because there’s no word I can describe that are so great to do it.

    To compel to the minds and hearts of us regulars and still give inspiration to millions and touch spirits with words 30 years later is something that no other rapper has done
    He will forever be amazing”

  • BRUNTZ 🖤
    Mar 18, 2023

    he’s the whole package

    everything i like about my favorite artists both character and sound wise ,he had

  • BRUNTZ 🖤
    Mar 18, 2023

    his music aged incredibly

  • BRUNTZ 🖤
    Mar 18, 2023
  • rvi 🛝
    Mar 18, 2023
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    i think the aspect that makes him stand out the most is charisma

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    rvi

    i think the aspect that makes him stand out the most is charisma

    Yes

    Can’t wait to see lots of input into this thread. My rap nerd friends always try to clown me on this. But Pac the f***ing goat

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    his music sucks but i like how gangsta he was

  • BRUNTZ 🖤
    Mar 18, 2023
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    Gelik

    his music sucks but i like how gangsta he was

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  • Mar 18, 2023
    Gelik

    his music sucks but i like how gangsta he was

    Wtf man

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    He is the modern Rap star blueprint since AEOM

  • BRUNTZ 🖤
    Mar 18, 2023
    Water Giver
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    He is the modern Rap star blueprint since AEOM

  • Mar 18, 2023
    Gelik

    his music sucks but i like how gangsta he was

  • Mar 18, 2023

    His content and ability to show balance as a human in his music

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    communism

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    iCarly Japan2

    communism

    @Tupac What's your perspective on that?

  • FREE 💜
    Mar 18, 2023
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    FREE

    @Brave

    - Brave

  • Mar 18, 2023
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    Holy s*** TROUBLESOME 96 the hardest song ever made

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    Emotion

  • FREE 💜
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    It's a alot of factors but the big ones imo are

    Charisma- His personality is so dominant and charming it peers through every song and video and draws you in.

    Authenticity- People often confuse Pac not being a d*** dealer or any of that for making him fake but his ability to truly portray those lives of people who were living that way and be loved by them showed his greatness. What he lacked was the experience but hearing his music you can hear his authentic emotion he truly felt those people's pain.

    Confidence- His high confidence made it so he could make emotional confession most rappers even today are scared to make in his music. Pac was so confident he could sell his vulnerability without seeming "soft"

    Those are three big one's for me but it's all personality we could go on for pages about the talent and worth ethic

  • Mar 18, 2023
    FREE

    It's a alot of factors but the big ones imo are

    Charisma- His personality is so dominant and charming it peers through every song and video and draws you in.

    Authenticity- People often confuse Pac not being a d*** dealer or any of that for making him fake but his ability to truly portray those lives of people who were living that way and be loved by them showed his greatness. What he lacked was the experience but hearing his music you can hear his authentic emotion he truly felt those people's pain.

    Confidence- His high confidence made it so he could make emotional confession most rappers even today are scared to make in his music. Pac was so confident he could sell his vulnerability without seeming "soft"

    Those are three big one's for me but it's all personality we could go on for pages about the talent and worth ethic

    W post

  • Mar 18, 2023
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    He was pretty

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    TTU

    He was pretty

    No Homer but agree

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    He was drake before drake but more s***appeal