2Pac – Dear Mama (Official Music Video)


– When I was pregnant in jail, I thought I was
gonna have a baby, and the baby would
never be with me. But I was acquitted a
month and three days before Tupac was born. I was real happy
because I had a son. ♪ When I was young me
and my mama had beef ♪ ♪ 17 years old kicked
out on the streets ♪ ♪ Though back at the time, I
never thought I’d see her face ♪ ♪ Ain’t a woman alive that
could take my mama’s place ♪ ♪ Suspended from
school, and scared to
go home, I was a fool ♪ ♪ With the big boys,
breaking all the rules ♪ ♪ I shed tears with
my baby sister ♪ ♪ Over the years we was poorer
than the other little kids ♪ ♪ And even though we
had different daddies,
the same drama ♪ ♪ When things went
wrong we’d blame Mama ♪ ♪ I reminisce on the stress
I caused, it was hell ♪ ♪ Hugging on my mama
from a jail cell ♪ ♪ And who’d think
in elementary ♪ ♪ Hey, I see the
penitentiary, one day ♪ ♪ And running from the
police, that’s right ♪ ♪ Mama catch me, put a
whooping to my backside ♪ ♪ And even as a
crack fiend, Mama ♪ ♪ You always was a
black queen, Mama ♪ ♪ I finally understand ♪ ♪ For a woman it ain’t easy
trying to raise a man ♪ ♪ You always was committed ♪ ♪ A poor single mother on
welfare, tell me how ya did it ♪ ♪ There’s no way I
can pay you back ♪ ♪ But the plan is to show
you that I understand ♪ ♪ You are appreciated ♪ ♪ Lady, don’t you
know we love ya ♪ ♪ Dear Mama ♪ ♪ Sweet lady, place
no one above ya ♪ ♪ You are appreciated ♪ ♪ Sweet lady, don’t
you know we love ya ♪ ♪ Now ain’t nobody
tell us it was fair ♪ ♪ No love from my daddy ’cause
the coward wasn’t there ♪ ♪ He passed away and I
didn’t cry, ’cause my anger ♪ ♪ Wouldn’t let me
feel for a stranger ♪ ♪ They say I’m wrong and I’m
heartless, but all along ♪ ♪ I was looking for a
father he was gone ♪ ♪ I hung around
with the thugs, ♪ ♪ And even though
they sold drugs ♪ ♪ They showed a
young brother love ♪ ♪ I moved out and
started really hanging ♪ ♪ I needed money of my own
so I started slanging ♪ ♪ I ain’t guilty ’cause,
even though I sell rocks ♪ ♪ It feels good putting
money in your mailbox ♪ ♪ I love paying rent
when the rent’s due ♪ ♪ I hope ya got the diamond
necklace that I sent to you ♪ ♪ ‘Cause when I was low
you was there for me ♪ ♪ You never left me alone
because you cared for me ♪ ♪ And I could see you coming
home after work late ♪ ♪ You’re in the kitchen
trying to fix us a hot plate ♪ ♪ Ya just working with
the scraps you was given ♪ ♪ And Mama made miracles
every Thanksgiving ♪ ♪ But now the road got
rough, you’re alone ♪ ♪ You’re trying to raise
two bad kids on your own ♪ ♪ nd there’s no way
I can pay you back ♪ ♪ But my plan is to show
you that I understand ♪ ♪ You are appreciated ♪ ♪ Lady, don’t you
know we love ya ♪ ♪ Dear Mama ♪ ♪ Sweet lady, place
no one above ya ♪ ♪ You are appreciated ♪ ♪ Sweet lady, don’t
you know we love ya ♪ ♪ Pour out some liquor
and I reminisce ♪ ♪ ‘Cause through the drama I
can always depend on my mama ♪ ♪ And when it seems
that I’m hopeless ♪ ♪ You say the words that
can get me back in focus ♪ ♪ When I was sick
as a little kid ♪ ♪ To keep me happy there’s no
limit to the things you did ♪ ♪ And all my
childhood memories ♪ ♪ Are full of all the sweet
things you did for me ♪ ♪ And even though I act crazy ♪ ♪ I gotta thank the
Lord that you made me ♪ ♪ There are no words that
can express how I feel ♪ ♪ You never kept a secret,
always stayed real ♪ ♪ And I appreciate,
how you raised me ♪ ♪ And all the extra
love that you gave me ♪ ♪ I wish I could
take the pain away ♪ ♪ If you can make it
through the night ♪ ♪ There’s a brighter day ♪ ♪ Everything will be
alright if ya hold on ♪ ♪ It’s a struggle
everyday, gotta roll on ♪ ♪ And there’s no way
I can pay you back ♪ ♪ But my plan is to show
you that I understand ♪ ♪ You are appreciated ♪ ♪ Lady, don’t you
know we love ya ♪ ♪ Dear Mama ♪ ♪ Sweet lady, place
no one above ya ♪ ♪ You are appreciated ♪ ♪ Sweet lady, don’t
you know we love ya ♪ ♪ Dear Mama ♪ ♪ Sweet lady ♪ ♪ Dear Mama ♪ ♪ Lady ♪ ♪ Lady ♪

100 thoughts on “2Pac – Dear Mama (Official Music Video)

  1. 3:26 I like how you can literally hear him smiling when he says that line. Really warms my heart ❤️ always respect and love your mom’s people, you only get one.

  2. Most Rappers Now : Smokin' Weed & Gettin' High In Elementary .

    2Pac : Goin' Through The Pain Of Poverty & Not Havin' Mama Near Him In Elementary .

  3. I wish i could go back to the 1990s and stop 2pac from getting murdered. Warn tupac and Shoot up the killers with him.

  4. Legends Never die ✋
    2pac He Arrived A 3 Million Subscribe and 1 Billion Views in this Channel 👑 Congratulation Man R.I.P 🙏

  5. Love this song!! ❤️
    Reminds me of when we use to sing it in The
    Waikato Secondary school choir back in 98?
    Putaruru High.
    Much Love mum 💕

  6. Listening to this beloved Song of TuPac in South of Spain….lovin' it so much since my own son dedicated it "to me" and shoewd his appreciation to me♥️ I love being his Mum….and thank God a grandmother of his girls❤❤❤

  7. @ https://youtu.be/vWYPcsZq4D8?t=1m54s is where ''I' dropped a TEAR https://youtu.be/Mb1ZvUDvLDY?t=1m20s only thing "you" UNDERSTAND

    QBCNY$

  8. "And even though I act craaazy, I gotta thank the Lord that you made meh". That was the best part, fucking love that shit!!! 💯

  9. I am 16 so when my older brother told me to listen to song I thought it was going to be trash but he is better than all of the singers and rappers out now they are all dirty hoodlums I LOVE THE SONG CALIFORNIA LOVE

  10. Olive ur still I'm just like u pac Olive that kind of life ur best pac ur still the legend ur the best ur fanfernando bpoc

  11. Every time I hear 2pac's mama at the beginnig, my heart breaks a little, but my body and my souls keep it real with 2pac, you're my inspiration, forever 2pac, greetings from Perú <3

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