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A passionate social activist with expressive lyrics who knew how to appeal to people with his revolutionary views. Never showed fear, commanded immense respect from whoever he dealt with, encouraged people to "stop, study your lessons, always do your best" (Me Against The World) and follow their dreams.

I listen to Pac, but I tend to gravitate more towards his songs like Me Against The World, , Changes, etc. He lived what he spoke (well, most of it) and the fact that he died at the peak of his career only immortalized him. Very emotional in his lyrics, not necessarily the best/most skillful lyrics, but emotional and passionate and can really touch your heart if you take the time to appreciate. This might be stretching it, but Pac is to me a sort of Shakespeare, who will live forever because he spoke of ideas and concepts that everyone can relate to, like jealousy, greed, hatred, injustice, etc. and he did it articulately and with style. Pac knew how to balance meaningful, deep songs with radio smash hits, an ability lacking in a lot of today's artists.

"Btw, on his album 'Until the End of Time' , he has a song 'Fuck Friendz' (a song that thrashes his 'friends') right beside a song titled 'Lil Homies' (Which is a tribute to his 'friends')."

No man, Fuck Friendz is a song about some girl he wants to get with but not have an emotional relationship. A friend with benefits. And Lil Homies is a song about youth caught in the thug lifestyle before they've even become men. It's not about his friends.

Just one of many examples of how people misconstrue Pac's songs and lyrics to be something they're not because they have some personal problem with rap. So they attack its most influential figure. try again bud.
Verse 2, Me Against The World

With all this extra stressin'
tha question I wonder is after death
I feel my last breath
When will I finally get to rest from this supression
They punish tha people that's askin questions
And those that possess
steal from tha ones without possesions
Tha message I stress
to make you stop
study your lessons
Don't settle for less
Even tha genius asks his questions
Be grateful for blessings
Eon't ever change
keep your essence
Tha power is in tha people and politics we address
Always do your best
Don't let this pressure make ya panic
and when ya get stranded
and things don't go tha way ya planned it
Dreaming of riches
In a position of makin' a difference
politicians and hypocrites
They don't wanna listen
if i'm insane
It's the fame made a brotha change
it wasn't nothin' like tha game
It's just me Against tha World
by Lesane Crooks October 28, 2004
Until recently, I used to listen to Eminem, like everyone else in my school. Then one day, I realised, "This music is shit! Why am I listening to this?"
This lead me to realise something: White people can't rap. I'm white myself, but I realise there are some things which certain people are destined to do. Rapping is something that black people are destined to do. Now I listen to Eminem, it just seems... well, wrong.

Looking for someone new to listen to on my stereo, a friend of mine introduced me to 2Pac. It's not that I hadn't heard of him before, I just hadn't really listened to his music. My friend played it, and I felt myself completely lost in the music, a sensation I'd never felt with listening to Eminems music. Straight afterwards, I got the album my friend had got me, '2Pacs Greatest Hits'. I listened to the album constantly for 2 months counting. Seriously, if you don't listen to 2Pac already, go out and buy an album of his. He really is a legend. A lot of people still reckon he's alive, but I think he's dead. It's a sad fact that such a great talent died so young, but his music will live on for generations to come.

At time of posting, Ghetto Gospel is going to be released soon. Go out and buy it. I know I will. Really, 2Pac was sheer genius. Why do you think all the defenitions below say stuff like 'Greatest Rapper Ever','The leader of this rap shit' etc. But don't take our word for it. Go out and buy a 2Pac album.

The best rapper who ever lived.






Period.
2Pac is the best rapper ever. Enough said.
by Ant June 02, 2005
A rapper who is still selling millions of records even though he is supposedly dead. Many people still believe the man is alive living in some other country and may some day come back. There are many clues and reasons behind why people think this may happen. For those people who think he was shot, 2 Pac's killer is unkown. Some think that Suge Knight killed him (There are also many clues leading towards that). Whatever really happened, 2 Pac is arguably the best rapper of all time, and we all miss him.
2 Pac is in Thugz Mansion

Person 1: It's too bad 2 Pac had to die, I wish they found the killer.
Person 2: He's not dead he's in Cuba.
Person 3: Suge Knight killed him.
by Wheresmybitches September 17, 2005
Okay, first of all. Rap is a form of music. Maybe not your taste, but the taste of many individuals.
Personally I like rap, and it is because whenever I hear rock, pop or hip-hop I can't feel anything but disgust. I don't care if they're musicians and doing their job, a shitty person is a shitty person and I'de rather not listen to some drug taking fag thinging his opinions (which are pointless to me).
Tupac was less a musician than an inspiration. His ideals, his life, it had a purpose. He was crying out for his people. What use do yuor idols have except for getting you in the mood?
Don't diss Tupac, cause he was so much stronger than any of your druggie rock musicians. He gave up his addiction. He felt strongly about the situation his people were in, not about saving some mother fucking trees. His philosphy is widely accepted by many. if you can't help your people why try to save some mother fucking trees, or go and try to save Iraq? Without Tupac, you have the ghettos the way they were when he died. If he were still alive today things would be different. He would force the goverments heads down onto the situation.
So shut up, you make me sick. You have no brains, just look at who you are listening to. Look at the person. What are they singing about? Are they being true to themselves? (being real?) I think you'll find that they trully are not, and that you are in fact.... a dipshit, with no brains.
Sure Tupac raped about big ballin' but that was only to get done what had to be done, for his domination over his people. Plus he lived that life, he was forced apon his life, he wasn't about to change, but he would try to change the future.

Dumb, mother fucking red neck, go learn your culture. Look at your fat ass (and your leaders and ideals, how enclosed around you are they?), what a shame you are to culture itself.
I repeat, you make me sick.
Think big, think about life. Learn Philosophy. And you'll see that you are nothing but bile. Go commit suicide, please. Let your family feel releaved.
Tupac was a man, a man with more good in him (more brains in him) than your whole family. I wish that people these days start to grow brains. I mean, how many millenia have to pass for that to happen. Will our race forever be doomed to listen to the crap that comes out of the mouths of all ignorant hill-billies?
by Ajdaha April 28, 2005
Tupac Amaru Shakur...
He was my reason to learn English...
First the beats got me, later the more I understood the lyrics, the more I was amazed... After him, I saw the changes in me...He was talented that's true...
Yes, he might not be the greatest actor but he was the best on the real stage what we call "LIFE"
He was true to the bone, had dreams like anybody else had, like making money, living a fabulous life. But what's more he never forgot where he came from. He lived an unfinished life, what'd happen if he was still alive?! God knows...

Thug In Peace, I won't forget cha :(
(09/13/1996-09/13/2006)
It's been a decade, but 2pac is not forgotten.
by Godmotha September 12, 2006
n.

A deceased African-American who captivated thousands with his rapping ability. He is such an amazing talent, that even after being slaughtered, he creates masterpieces. He has released almost the same number of songs post-mortem as he did alive.
"Yo, 'ju git dat new 2-Pac shit?"

"Oh, fo sho! It was crunk!"
by Ron Cumberdale May 19, 2005
2Pac IS the greatest rap artist of all time and nothing can change that. No matter how many twats come on spouting off their shit about him being a rapist and a fake. It's just because you don't really know what you are talking about and clearly haven't listened to his music or if you have you haven't listened deeply enough. I am unsure whether he really is alive, like some theories suggest but i do know that in my heart he is still alive, and nothing can change that. His music is there in all it's glory and 4 PLATINUM Albums prove that he was/still is a great inspiration to myself and others who have bought the albums. The greatest rapper of all time is Tupac Amaru Shakur and no Eminem, 50 Cent or Ja Rule is ever going to take his crown. RIP 2PAC. ps. Don't take any notice of 'GOD OF ROCK', he's a stupid nobhead who don't know what he's on about
2Pac:"I'm not the thief who grabs your purse. I'm not the guy who jacks your car. I'm not down with people who steal and hurt others. I'm just a brother who fights back. I'm not some violent closet psycho." From Tupac's interview with the NY Times in 1995
by 2Pac= da best May 24, 2006
tupac is my hero man he is the best!there is no rapper out there that can beat him.he talks about things that happend to him in his life n they all have meaning.not only was he a rapper he was an actor n a poet.he actully was tryin to help the world n rapping about things that was happing on the streets n other things that were happing.for anyone who hates rap n tupac they better actually sit down n listen to the meanings of his lyrics then tell me u hate tupac.i hate biggie n i think he aint got shit on tupac no one does there will never b as good as him.even though he passed on he is still the best ever!!HE WILL ALWAYS B THE BEST!!!!!(REMEBER THAT!!)
Fuck Biggie N Bad Boys They Can Suck A Big Old Dick!2Pac Is Da Shit N He Was N Always Will B!!!!
by holly .h September 19, 2005

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