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LEILA STEINBERG (born December 18, 1961) is an American manager, business woman, educator, writer, poet, and founder of AIM4TheHeART, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to helping at-risk youth find their voice using an emotional literacy curriculum and writing workshops. She is best known as the artist mentor and first manager for superstar rapper Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur
, who came to her writing workshop, The Microphone Sessions , in the Oakland Bay area. Today Leila manages the rapper Earl Sweatshirt , formerly of Odd Future . In the 2017 Tupac biopic All Eyez On Me , Leila was played by actress Lauren Cohan .

LIFE AND WORK

Steinberg was born in Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
. Her mother was an activist of Mexican and Turkish descent and her father was a criminal defense lawyer of Polish Jewish descent. During the late 1980s, Steinberg was a backup dancer and singer, touring with musicians O.J Ekemode ">

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