In the 1992 interview, Tupac delivers an impassioned rant about greed and income inequality, citing Trump as the preeminent example of corrupt wealth.
He maintains that greed is taught in American schools and should be countered by social responsibility.
We’re taught this from school. Everywhere. Big business. You want to be successful? You want to be like Trump? Gimme, gimme, gimme. Push, push, push.
Preach, Tupac! We need you more than ever.
He goes on to lambast the economic disparity that was rampant even in 1992 and has only worsened over the intervening decades.
It’s too much money here. I mean, nobody, should be hitting the lotto for $36 million and we’ve got people starving in the streets. That is not idealistic. That’s just real. There’s no way Michael Jackson should have, or whoever Jackson, should have a million, thousand, drupel, billion dollars and there’s people starving. There’s no way. There’s no way that people should own planes and there are people who don’t have houses.
Tupac makes a solid case against greed and materialism and reminds us that nobody can succeed without some kind of help.
Everybody needs a little help on their way to being self-reliant. Everybody needs a little something to become independent. No independent person just grew up and was born independent.
Proving again what a visionary he was, Tupac’s analysis of America’s social problems are timely and critically relevant as we consider our choices for the upcoming Presidential election.
Let’s honor his legacy by passing on this video to our friends and family.
We deserve better than Donald Trump and everything he stands for.
And when you go to the voting polls to make sure Trump isn’t our next president, tell them Tupac sent you.