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Leila Steinberg is a talent manager, educator, writer, poet, and founder of AIM4TheHeART, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk youth find their voice using an emotional literacy curriculum and writing workshops. She is the artist mentor and first manager of the late legendary rapper Tupac Shakur. They met when he was a student in her writing workshop, The Microphone Sessions, in the Oakland Bay area in the late 1980s.
Leila’s friendship with and mentorship of Tupac Shakur extended from his teenage years until his death at age 25. In the 2017 Tupac biopic All Eyez On Me, Leila was played by actress Lauren Cohan. In 2023, Leila was interviewed and took part in the critically acclaimed FX and Hulu streamed television docu-series Dear Mama.
Today Leila Steinberg manages the rapper Earl Sweatshirt, formerly of Odd Future.
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