Legendary rapper, TuPac’s handwritten letter sold for $172,725 (about 54million naira)
By Patricia Uyeh
We are aware of auctions that take place with whooping deals but so far none seems to compare to the latest linked to legendary American rapper, Tupac’s handwritten letter.He had written the letter while incarcerated at New York’s Clinton Correctional Facility. It sold earlier today for a whopping $172,725 by an unidentified buyer. The final sale total smashed the early bid price of $11,000.
The ”Dear Mama” rapper had written to Nina Bhadreshwar, the publicist for Deathrow Records. The four-page, single-sided handwritten letter is titled “Is Thug Life Dead?” In his epistle, TuPac shares some words of wisdom while reflecting on society and the state of the world. Here is an excerpt from the letter:
“A regular Playa plays women,”
“A Boss Playa plays life. A Boss Playa is a thinker, a leader, a builder, a moneymaker, a souljah, a teacher and most of all, a Man! I want all my homiez to know there is another level.”
Ken Goldin of Goldin Auctions confirmed the letter’s authenticity to reporters as well as the final sale price of $172,725.
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