Thug life : Tupac and Machiavelli organic cotton T-shirt

$31.47

Shipping to United States: Free


Easy to understand that Tupac is the "thug" of hip-hop while Nicolas Machiavel is the "thug" of politics. But beyond the "buzz word", there is a direct link between these two characters. In fact, during his stay in prison, Tupac read The Prince of Machiavelli and this reading profoundly affected him. So much so that once he got out of prison, he adopted a new artist name: Makaveli and released two albums where he takes up some central ideas of Machiavelli's political thought. One finds there the same criticism of the moral ideals. Tupac's lyrics also show that we must understand the world starting from the reality just like Machiavelli did with politics. In a sense, by leading a real thug life, Tupac would reinterpret the political realism that emanates from Machiavelli's work!

S/O to all the real OG'S!

To have a better idea of the sizes, see the charts a little lower. The lenght is calculated from the back collar till the end of the back. The width is mesured under armpits.

Printed on a certified organic cotton and sweatshop free t-shirt.

unisex sizes
Lenght x width
S: 70 cm x 46 cm
M: 73 cm x 51 cm
L: 76 cm x 56 cm
XL: 78 cm x 61 cm

Women sizes
Lenght x width
S: 64,7 cm x 43,8 cm
M: 66 cm x 48,9 cm
L: 68,5 cm x 54 cm
XL: 71 cm x 59 cm

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  • North America : 5 - 10 business days
  • Europe : 10 - 14 business days

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