On Monday (February 2nd), the GRAMMY Museum debuted its latest exhibit — All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur. The exhibition explores the GRAMMY-nominated artist’s songwriting talent and celebrates Shakur’s legacy. Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum stated:
Tupac Shakur was one of the most original and important of all hip hop artists. His writings are both powerful and provocative. It is an honor to be the first music museum to acknowledge Tupac’s legacy and to bring context to what was an incredible career.
According to the museum’s release, All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur showcases the rapper’s love of words and his talent as a gifted communicator through handwritten lyrics and poems. The exhibit also features artifacts from his career breakthrough with hip-hop group, Digital Underground and his rise to fame as a solo artist.
Some of the artifacts featured in the exhibit include:
– Tupac’s handwritten notes, lyrics and poems;
– Versace suit worn by Tupac at the 1996 38th Annual GRAMMY Awards;
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