The Tupac Poetry Month Competition 2020 launches

It’s the second edition of the competition

In recognition of National Poetry Month, The Estate of Tupac Shakur announces the second Tupac Poetry Month Competition. By submitting an original poem, participants will be entered to win a limited edition merch bundle inspired by the poetry of Tupac Shakur.

From April 8-30 2020, $5 from the retail price of each item in the Poetry Month Collection purchased on will be donated to UNICEF USA. The six-piece capsule includes short and long sleeve tees, a hoodie, and baseball cap with prices ranging from $25-$65.

Submissions must be original and solely created by you. It is your responsibility to obtain, prior to submission, the approval and rights to use any content that you did not create and not have been previously published, submitted, or otherwise used for any other commercial purpose. All entries must be in English.

Please keep in mind, entries cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive; derogatory of any ethnicity, race, gender, or religion; or profane or pornographic. They cannot also promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous. There can be no defamatory, misrepresenting or containing disparaging remarks about Tupac Shakur, the Sponsor, or any other people and/or companies; no use of trademarks, logos, copyrighted materials owned by others as determined by Sponsor (except for those of Sponsor), or contain any personal identification; or communicating messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor and/or Artist wishes to associate.

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