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THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE (1999) is a collection of poetry written between 1989 and 1991 by Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur
, published by Pocket Books through its MTV Books imprint . A preface was written by Shakur's mother Afeni Shakur , a foreword by Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni
and an introduction by his manager, Leila Steinberg .

CONTENTS

* 1 Table of contents

* 1.1 The Rose That Grew from Concrete
The Rose That Grew from Concrete
* 1.2 Nothing Can Come Between Us * 1.3 Just a Breath of Freedom * 1.4 Liberty Needs Glasses

* 2 References

TABLE OF CONTENTS

* Acknowledgments * Preface by Afeni Shakur * Foreword: Tupac, C U in Heaven by Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni
* Introduction by Leila Steinberg

THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE

* The Rose That Grew from Concrete * In the Depths of Solitude * Sometimes I Cry * Under the Skies Above * Life Through My Eyes * When Ure Heart Turns Cold * Untitled * The Eternal Lament * Only 4 the Righteous * What of Fame? * The Shining Star Within! * Starry Night * If I Fail * What Is It That I Search 4 * The Fear in the Heart of a Man * God

NOTHING CAN COME BETWEEN US

* Nothing Can Come Between Us * My Dearest One!! * If There Be Pain... * Things That Make Hearts Break * Black Woman * And Still I Love U * The Mutual Heartache? * 1st Impressions * A Love Unspoken * Forever and Today * When I Do Kiss U * Carmencita of the Bronx! * Untitled * Love Is Just Complicated * Elizabeth * I Know My Heart Has Lied Before * From First Glance * 1 for April * Wife 4 Life * Tears from a Star * March 1 — The Day After April * Why Must U Be Unfaithful * The Power of a Smile * Genesis (The Rebirth of My Heart) * Love Within a Storm * What Can I Offer Her? * Jada * The Tears in Cupid's Eyes * Cupid's Smile II * What I See! * In the Midst of Passion * 2 People with 1 Wish * Hours Pass By

JUST A BREATH OF FREEDOM

* Just a Breath of Freedom * For Mrs. Hawkins * The Sun and the Moon * "Fallen Star" * Government Assistance or My Soul * Family Tree * Or My Soul * When Your Hero Falls * Untitled * "U R Ripping Us Apart!!!" * A River That Flows Forever * Can U C the Pride in the Panther * Tears of a Teenage Mother * "Where There Is a Will...."

LIBERTY NEEDS GLASSES

* Liberty Needs Glasses * How Can We Be Free * The Promise * And 2morrow * No-Win * The Unanswerable? * Nightmares * So I Say GOODBYE * In the Event of My Demise

REFERENCES

* ^ Shakur, Tupac
Tupac
(November 1, 1999). The Rose That Grew from Concrete (1st ed.). New York, NY: Pocket Books. ISBN 978-0-671-02844-2 . Retrieved February 1, 2017.

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Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur

STUDIO ALBUMS

* 2Pacalypse Now * Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z... * Thug Life: Volume 1 * Me Against the World * All Eyez on Me * The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory

POSTHUMOUS ALBUMS

* R U Still Down? (Remember Me) * Still I Rise * Until the End of Time * Better Dayz * Loyal to the Game * Pac\'s Life

LIVE ALBUMS

* 2Pac Live * Live at the House of Blues

COMPILATION ALBUMS

* Greatest Hits * The Rose That Grew from Concrete
The Rose That Grew from Concrete
* The Prophet: The Best of the Works * Nu-Mixx Klazzics * Tupac: Resurrection * The Rose, Vol. 2 * The Prophet Returns * Beginnings: The Lost Tapes 1988–1991 * Nu-Mixx Klazzics Vol. 2 * Best of 2Pac

RELATED ALBUMS

* Nothing but Trouble (soundtrack) * Sons of the P * Juice (soundtrack) * Poetic Justice (soundtrack) * Above the Rim (soundtrack) * Gridlock\'d (soundtrack) * Gang Related (soundtrack) * A 2Pac Tribute: Dare 2 Struggle

EXTENDED PLAYS

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* "Brenda\'s Got a Baby " * " If My Homie Calls " * "Trapped " * " Holler If Ya Hear Me " * "I Get Around " * " Keep Ya Head Up " * "Papa\'z Song " * " Cradle to the Grave " * " Dear Mama " * " So Many Tears " * "Temptations " * " California Love
California Love
" * " 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted " * " How Do U Want It
How Do U Want It
" * " All Bout U " * "I Ain\'t Mad at Cha " * "Life Goes On " * " Toss It Up " * "To Live border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px">

* " I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto " * " Do for Love " * "Changes " * "Unconditional Love " * "Baby Don\'t Cry ( Keep Ya Head Up II) " * " Who Do U Believe In " * "Until the End of Time " * " Letter 2 My Unborn " * " Thugz Mansion " * "Still Ballin\' " * "Runnin\' (Dying to Live) " * "One Day at a Time (Em\'s Version) " * " Thugs Get Lonely Too " * " Ghetto Gospel " * "Untouchable " * "Pac\'s Life " * " Playa Cardz Right "

OTHER SONGS

* "I Don\'t Give a Fuck " * "Runnin\' (From tha Police) " * "Hit \'Em Up " * " Are U Still Down " * " Panther Power "

FEATURED SINGLES

* "Smile " * " Playa Cardz Right "

BOOKS

* The Rose That Grew from Concrete

STAGE

* Holler If Ya Hear Me

FILMOGRAPHY

* Nothing but Trouble * Juice * Poetic Justice * Above the Rim * Bullet * Gridlock\'d * Gang Related

DOCUMENTARIES

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* Yaki Kadafi
Yaki Kadafi
* Kastro * Napoleon * E.D.I. Mean * Hussein Fatal
Hussein Fatal
* Mussolini * Komani * Young Noble
Young Noble

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* Discography * List of songs * Outlawz
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* Digital Underground * Afeni Shakur * Assata Shakur * Mopreme Shakur * Mutulu Shakur * East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry * Makaveli Branded Clothing * Niccolò Machiavelli * Orlando Anderson * Tupac
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Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts * Billy Garland * Kadafi * List of awards and nominations received by Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur
* Murder of Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur
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