Tupac Shakur’s emotional letter from jail selling for $225K

By Ian Mohr | Page Six
October 4, 2015 | 8:45pm

TUPAC SHAKURA personal letter handwritten by hip-hop star Tupac Shakur while he was locked up on sexual assault charges shortly before he was killed is going up for sale for $225,000.

The notorious rapper had declared in a 1995 jailhouse interview — after surviving a shootout and being locked up on rape charges in New York’s Clinton Correctional Facility — that he was changing his ways, exclaiming, “Thug Life to me is dead. If it’s real, then let somebody else represent it, because I’m tired of it.”

And while in jail — detoxing and reportedly soaking up books by Niccolò Machiavelli and Sun Tzu — he even cooked up his own street philosophy, which he described to a staffer at his record label, Death Row Records.

“Here is what my heart says at this time. It’s long but it’s true. Use it as u see fit,” he wrote in a heady, rambling missive to Nina Bhadreshwar, who worked for Death Row Records and was editor of Death Row Uncut magazine as well as her own publication, the Real State. “I am not granting this information to any other publication, not even Time & Rolling Stone so please represent it as it is layed. I trust u.”

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