• When I say ' thug' I mean not a criminal, someone who beats you over the head, I mean the underdog. You could have two people- one person has everything he needs to succeed and one person has nothing. If the person who has nothing succeeds, he's a thug. Cuz he overcame all the obstacles.

    Tupac Shakur, Afeni Shakur, Jacob Hoye, Karolyn Ali, Walter Einenkel (2003). “Tupac: Resurrection, 1971-1996”, p.122, Simon and Schuster