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The Rose That Grew from Concrete
The Rose That Grew from Concrete
(1999) is a collection of poetry written between 1989 and 1991 by Tupac
Shakur, published by Pocket Books through its MTV Books imprint.[1] 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.


1 Table of contents

1.1 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[edit]

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

The Rose That Grew from Concrete[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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


^ Shakur, 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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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 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
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
Above the Rim
(soundtrack) Gridlock'd
(soundtrack) Gang Related
Gang Related
(soundtrack) A 2Pac Tribute: Dare 2 Struggle

Extended plays

Makaveli & Dillinger Don't Go 2 Sleep


"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" "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted" "How Do U Want It" "All Bout U" "I Ain't Mad at Cha" "Life Goes On" "Toss It Up" "To Live & Die in LA" "Hail Mary" "Wanted Dead or Alive" "Made Niggaz"

Posthumous singles

"I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto" "Do for Love" "Changes" "Unconditional Love" "Baby Don't Cry ( Keep Ya Head Up
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"


The Rose That Grew from Concrete


Holler If Ya Hear Me


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


Biggie & Tupac Tupac: Resurrection Tupac: Assassination


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

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Discography List of songs Outlawz 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
Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts Billy Garland Kadafi List of awards and nominations received by Tupac
Shakur Murder of Tupac
Shakur All Eyez on Me

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