Jada Pinkett Smith has always cherished her friendship with Tupac before and after his death. Tuesday, she honored his legacy with a never-before-seen poem that he wrote and one she read aloud on Instagram. In her caption, she says,
“Tupac Amaru Shakur would have been 50 midnight tonight!
As we prepare to celebrate his legacy … let’s remember him for that which we loved most … his way with words. Here are a few you may have never heard before✨ Happy “you goin’n to be 50 at midnight” Birthday Pac! 😆 I got next😜
P.s I was planning to post tomorrow which is why the video says today is Pac’s bday. But I decided to start earlyyyyy”✨
In the video, Pinkett-Smith also adds, “Over the years, Pac wrote me many letters and many poems, and I don’t think this one has ever been published honestly.” Listen to the entire audio here of her reading “Lost Soulz.”
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