Tupac Shakur was many things — intelligent, charismatic, enigmatic. It’s no surprise that he was well-read. In a list first compiled by Hip Hop is Read, we can see the extensive list of classics and anthologies read by the rapper-actor.
Take a look at some of the books he read. You never know, you just might add one to your summer reading list.
10 Books That Inspired Tupac Shakur
1. 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu1 of 10
2. 'The Confessions of Nat Turner' by William Styron2 of 10
3. 'Sisterhood is Powerful: An Anthology of Writings from the Women's Liberation Movement' by Robin Morgan3 of 10
4. 'Nostradamus: The Millennium and Beyond by Peter Lorie4 of 10
5. 'Native Son' by Richard Wright5 of 10
6. 'Black Like Me' by John Howard Griffin6 of 10
7. 'And Still I Rise' by Maya Angelou7 of 10
8. '1984' by George Orwell8 of 10
9. 'Thoughts and Meditations' by Khalil Gibran9 of 10
10. 'The Screenwriter's Workbook' by Syd Field10 of 10
Take a look at the entire list here.
SOURCE: Hip Hop is Read | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty