lelia steinberg

“Tupac’s sensitivity to children drew from a vulnerability that flashed in critical moments, despite his hard reputation. “Pac was emotional, says Lelia Steinberg. “He cried around me a lot. He was man enough to cry; he would always tell you that.” Tupac was always willing to expose his heart. “You’ve got to know that he was a very different young man at seventeen, she says. “Pac was very gentle” and had “a feminine quality that most men don’t balance” with their masculinity.”

Holler If You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur, Michael Eric Dyson