|Dear Tupac Lives,
Did Tupac know he was going to die?
Hmmm... In his last video, Tupac depicted himself being
shot outside a night club. A little ironic. Don't you think?
A little too ironic. Yeah, I really do think. It's like he
was foreshadowing his own death. You do know what
foreshadowing is, don't you? Remember in your high school
English class how the teacher talked about how some goofy
passage foretold the fate of a character. That's
foreshadowing. I never saw it. I just nodded my head and
fell back asleep in the puddle of drool on my desk.
I think Tupac knew he was going to die and that's why he
did the video. It was a clue he was leaving behind for his
fans. This isn't the first time a musical artist has left
clues about their own demise. Did you ever check out the
Beatles "Abbey Road" album or their "Sgt.
Peppers" album. Tons of cool clues there telling the
world that the British Secret Service had offed Paul and
replaced him. The other members kept quiet about it for a
long time, but eventually John had enough and was gonna
speak out. That's why the BSS had him killed too. Or are all
these people really dead?
Think about Elvis. Why would someone misspell a middle
name on a grave stone. I think it's because that person
really isn't dead. That's right folks. I think Elvis and
Tupac are alive and living in the witness protection program
today. My theory is that Elvis and Tupac were gathering
evidence for the DEA of wrong doings in the record industry.
When things started to get hairy they turned over their
evidence and staged their own deaths before they could be
found out. At least that's what I think.
But seriously... Elvis is dead. Allegedly he was a victim
of a heart-attack suffered while spanking his monkey in his
bathroom. Paul is alive and helping his wife Linda cope with
cancer. John Lennon was killed by nut-ball, and is now
getting a much needed vacation from that "couldn't
carry a tune in a bucket, no talent, alleged artist"
Yoko. As for Tupac? Yeah, he's dead and never saw it coming.
Although he should have. This wasn't the first time somebody
tried to off him. Having survived a close call I guess he
thought he was charmed. Obviously he wasn't. Plus, lets face
it... the guy was arrogant. He had left one record label,
and every chance he got he taunted them. Rumor has it that
he was about to leave his current record label. If this is
true I'm sure they weren't looking forward to his treatment.
That and loosing all that money. Then when you think about
his "alleged" involvement with gangs... Hey, that
whole scene just screams out "TARGET PRACTICE!"
What about envy (one of the deadly sins)? There were a lot
of people who I'm sure wanted to fill his shoes or looked to
him for help in the industry. I'm sure he wasn't always
cordial or helpful to everybody, but then again who is.
Lastly, you got your nut-ball fan factor. Blowing off one
autograph nowadays can get your head blown off (that and
working for the US Postal Service). Being famous ain't what
it used to be. In short, the guy was potentially pissing off
a lot of people. He should have watched his back better.
So kids... What's the lesson we can learn from Tupac? Rap
kills. Just say no to Rap.
I'm Stu Gotz! Later! :-)
|Dear Tupac Lives,
I think it is possible he knew. If anyone of us looks at our
lifestyle we could predict what might be the contributing
factors to our deaths. From many of the articles I read or
stories in the news (whatever that is worth), I got the
impression he knew what could happen. I must confess, I have
never heard his music. I wouldn't be surprised if he used
his music to express his feelings. I think that is why most
people become a musicians. It is an outlet for their
feelings. In the long run, he was a successful musician. You
took the time to really listen (not just hear) to him.