Bill Cosby Disses Hip Hop Icon Tupac and Afeni Shakur

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 02-25-2007, 09:42 PM         #1
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Bill Cosby Disses Hip Hop Icon Tupac and Afeni Shakur
 

 
In a recent article by Damon C. Williams in the Philadelphia Daily News, on the ‘Save Our Children forum’ held in the auditorium of Community College of Philadelphia, Bill Cosby faulted the love shown to the late hip hop icon, rapper Tupac Shakur (2Pac).



Mr. Cosby said it was crazy for the hip hop icon Tupac Shakur (2Pac), who was murdered in Las Vegas in 1996, and his mother, Afeni Shakur, to enjoy the proceeds from Shakur's drug sales.



Now I would like to see if Bill Cosby could back up that claim with evidence. These remarks aimed toward hip hop icon Tupac (2Pac) and towards a civil rights Elder with the status of Afeni Shakur; leaves one to wonder why the name of the hip hop icon was even mentioned by Mr. Cosby.



Does Mr. Cosby know that Tupac Shakur is the best selling hip hop and rap artist of all time? And maybe that means there are ‘royalties’ for that work?



Tupac was a.ssassinated over 10 years ago and to say that his mother, Afeni Shakur, is still living off drug sales is outrageous.



Sure Tupac said that at one time he ‘tried’ to sell drugs but couldn’t get that together. He was young and wanted a life. Tupac was not a drug dealer – he was an activist, hip hop artist, poet and actor. He was and is something that Mr. Cosby is not – and that is respected.



Mr. Cosby apparently is also unaware of the work Afeni Shakur does and if he would visit the only official web site of Tupac Shakur – 2PacLegacy.com he might be able to see that Afeni and the TASF do many things to help direct the youth in the right direction.



Everyone who has knowledge of Tupac (2Pac) knows that he and his mother had ‘rocky’ times but nothing in this world is perfect. Tupac’s tribute to his mother, ‘Dear Mama’, is a hip hop classic. The love shown to his mother in this song was a first for a gangsta rapper to do. Forget street creditability – Pac loved his mama and was not afraid to tell all of us that.



I could attack Mr. Cosby on the numerous accusations that have been made against him, but you can go here and check that if you want.



Most of us understand that Mr. Cosby apparently likes to hear himself speak and I guess he felt compelled to mention hip hop icon Tupac and his civil rights, Elder liberation f!ghter mother, Afeni Shakur, to add a little ‘spice and notoriety’ to his little speech.



To claim that Afeni lives in a house bought with drug money or that her home should be filled with certain items is ludicrous.



Mr. Cosby, as stated in this article, also brings up crack babies, crack mothers and Cosby said the house Shakur bought his mother should be adorned with the pictures of users who died due to drug use.



"Hang up the pictures of the people's lives you ruined," Cosby declared.



I wonder what ‘pictures’ Mr. Cosby has hanging in his house?



The hip hop community should distance their self from Mr. Cosby. To dis-respect a hip hop icon and his mother with such nonsense is unforgivable.



One thing 2Pac was known for was keeping it real and there was no realness in anything that Mr. Cosby said so we have to question his creditability and motives. To try to reach the youth thru disrespecting one of the icons of the culture and especially his mother gives the impression of the sincerity of Mr. Cosby’s actions. No one is going to listen to words like this and then take anything else he says seriously.



Please go to the web site of the Philadelphia Daily News and read the article by ‘More tough-love talk from Cosby He joins Save Our Children forum’ By DAMON C. WILLIAMS -
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 http://www.philly.com/mld .. s/16754428.htm



Please visit the only official Tupac web site on the net
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 www.2PacLegacy.com and as it says on that site - "Keep yourself alive, there is nothing more important than that" - Afeni Shakur



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 http://www.thuglifearmy.c .. /news/?id=3360

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44 comments for "Bill Cosby Disses Hip Hop Icon Tupac and Afeni Shakur"

 03-04-2007, 02:13 PM         #2
ABzABz  OP
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This old fool, lost big time... I think he's on some sort of drug.. Talkin sh*t about something he knows nuthing about
 11 years ago '06        #3
yungmoney_85 
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^cosign
 11 years ago '07        #4
MCR 
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still is wrong... he does he have the balls to talk about pac like that... just wrong
 11 years ago '04        #5
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a lot of you should be listening to what bill cosby has to say....he's one of our most intelligent black men..one of our elders...instead of listening to the voices of hip hop you should be listening to oices of reality... hip hop lives in the studio now days... there's only a hand ful of real artists left...a lot of these cats out there have their stories concocted inside of the studio and have never once set foot outside and lived what they speak. listen to real knowledge for a change...everything he says makes sense...and i'm sorry, but i have no respect for tupac...trying to play himself off as a gangsta when he never was one...it's funny how he didn't become"gangsta" until after he filmed jiuce..but i will say that his poetry is decent...and some of his music is nice...dear mama>his whole catalog
 03-15-2007, 06:21 AM         #6
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You know, the older Bill Cosby gets the more of a douche bag he becomes. I'm gonna quote Eddie Murphy. HAVE A COKE AND A SMILE AND SHUT THE fu*k UP!
 03-17-2007, 07:26 PM         #7
vjscm  OP
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yeah what does bill cosby no about tupac with his old self
 11 years ago '07        #8
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 Titus Andronicus said:
a lot of you should be listening to what bill cosby has to say....he's one of our most intelligent black men..one of our elders...instead of listening to the voices of hip hop you should be listening to oices of reality... hip hop lives in the studio now days... there's only a hand ful of real artists left...a lot of these cats out there have their stories concocted inside of the studio and have never once set foot outside and lived what they speak. listen to real knowledge for a change...everything he says makes sense...and i'm sorry, but i have no respect for tupac...trying to play himself off as a gangsta when he never was one...it's funny how he didn't become"gangsta" until after he filmed jiuce..but i will say that his poetry is decent...and some of his music is nice...dear mama>his whole catalog
when the fu*k did pac ever claim he was a gangsta? He said repeatedly that he was NOT a gangsta. He said he was a THUG, big difference there. He tried to sell rocks but it wasnt for him and gave the sh*t back to the drug dealers, and they gave him money anyways cuz they saw what kind of person he was and what he was going to represent, and that was the underdog. You need to get your fu*kin facts straight before you go blasting somebody that you obviously dont have much knowledge on. Pac WAS reality. He spoke the truth about the ghetto, and poverty, and everything that was and still is wrong with the government. He was trying to get the attention of the public to get them to do something different and help his ppl and the havenots. So stfu and keep it movin, talkin bout "He only became gangsta only after bein in Juice." fu*k outta here clown, and fu*k Bill Cosby for speaking on a deceased person who cant defend himself, very disrespectful.
 11 years ago '06        #9
rahiem_jones 
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this old dude should k!ll himself
 03-21-2007, 10:34 AM         #10
krayziedogg  OP
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 KeepinItTrill said:
when the fu*k did pac ever claim he was a gangsta? He said repeatedly that he was NOT a gangsta. He said he was a THUG, big difference there. He tried to sell rocks but it wasnt for him and gave the sh*t back to the drug dealers, and they gave him money anyways cuz they saw what kind of person he was and what he was going to represent, and that was the underdog. You need to get your fu*kin facts straight before you go blasting somebody that you obviously dont have much knowledge on. Pac WAS reality. He spoke the truth about the ghetto, and poverty, and everything that was and still is wrong with the government. He was trying to get the attention of the public to get them to do something different and help his ppl and the havenots. So stfu and keep it movin, talkin bout "He only became gangsta only after bein in Juice." fu*k outta here clown, and fu*k Bill Cosby for speaking on a deceased person who cant defend himself, very disrespectful.
Cosign:applause:
 03-22-2007, 11:44 AM         #11
Bliss Man  OP
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the old man has finally lost it
 11 years ago '06        #12
MΛζ†Д VεNфM™ 
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^^^ lmfao
 03-25-2007, 03:29 PM         #13
focused516  OP
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what else is new
 03-26-2007, 12:00 AM         #14
inessie14  OP
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what the hell did drugs have to do with what he spits on tracks even so that sh*t real on every word when it comes to the streets
 11 years ago '04        #15
Tha754kid 1 heat pts
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The fu*k??? He must've sprinkled crack crumbs on his jello pudding or some sh*t. Bill Cosby needs to retire from this sh*t.
 06-10-2007, 01:25 AM         #16
WallyRokk  OP
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bill been talkin crazy for a while now


its pretty sad really
 11 years ago '04        #17
CTre 22 heat pts22
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man fu*k this n*gga.. if it wasn't for his 20 year old a.ss show still comin on nick at nite.. everybody would had forgot about him..

We don't forget about Pac you old bastard!
 06-11-2007, 12:33 PM         #18
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Some elders really don't understand the younger generations and what they really are trying to do.
 06-11-2007, 12:35 PM         #19
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 Titus Andronicus said:
a lot of you should be listening to what bill cosby has to say....he's one of our most intelligent black men..one of our elders...instead of listening to the voices of hip hop you should be listening to oices of reality... hip hop lives in the studio now days... there's only a hand ful of real artists left...a lot of these cats out there have their stories concocted inside of the studio and have never once set foot outside and lived what they speak. listen to real knowledge for a change...everything he says makes sense...and i'm sorry, but i have no respect for tupac...trying to play himself off as a gangsta when he never was one...it's funny how he didn't become"gangsta" until after he filmed jiuce..but i will say that his poetry is decent...and some of his music is nice...dear mama>his whole catalog
Shut the fu*k up
 11 years ago '07        #20
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dont get me wrong i am cool with bill cosby but you dont go dissing of the most influential people of all time this guy made differnces in peoples life and aint this the same n*gga who had a mixed child out of wedlock
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