Life Goes On
by 2Pac

Album: All Eyez On Me (1996)
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  • How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, but life goes on
    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, but life goes on

    As I bail through the empty halls, breath stinkin' in my jaws
    Ring, ring, ring, quiet, y'all, incomin' call
    Plus this my homie from high school, he gettin' by
    It's time to bury another brother, nobody cry
    Life as a baller: alcohol and booty calls
    We used to do 'em as adolescents, do you recall?
    Raised as G's, loc'ed out, and blazed the weed
    Get on the roof, let's get smoked out, and blaze with me
    Two in the morning and we still high, assed out
    Screamin', "Thug 'til I die!" before I passed out
    But now that you're gone, I'm in the zone
    Thinkin' I don't wanna die all alone, but now you gone
    And all I got left are stinkin' memories
    I love them niggas to death, I'm drinkin' Hennessy
    While tryin' to make it last
    I drank a fifth for that ass when you passed, 'cause life goes on

    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, but life goes on
    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, but life goes on

    Yeah nigga, I got the word it's hell
    You blew trial and the judge gave you 25 with an L
    Time to prepare to do fed time, won't see parole
    Imagine life as a convict that's gettin' old
    Plus with the drama, we're lookin' out for your baby's mama
    Takin' risks, while keepin' cheap tricks from gettin' on her
    Life in the hood is all good for nobody
    Remember gamin' on dumb hotties at yo' party
    Me and you, no truer two, while schemin' on hits
    And gettin' tricks that maybe we can slide into
    But now you buried, rest, nigga, 'cause I ain't worried
    Eyes blurry, sayin' goodbye at the cemetery
    Though memories fade
    I got your name tatted on my arm
    So we both ball 'til my dyin' days
    Before I say goodbye
    Kato and Mental, rest in peace! Thug 'til I die!

    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, and life goes on
    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, 'cause life goes on

    Bury me smilin' with G's in my pocket
    Have a party at my funeral, let every rapper rock it
    Let the hoes that I used to know
    From way befo' kiss me from my head to my toe
    Give me a paper and a pen, so I can write about my life of sin
    A couple bottles of gin, in case I don't get in
    Tell all my people I'm a ridah
    Nobody cries when we die, we Outlawz, let me ride
    Until I get free
    I live my life in the fast lane, got police chasin' me
    To my niggas from old blocks, from old crews
    Niggas that guided me through back in the old school
    Pour out some liquor, have a toast for the homies
    See, we both gotta die, but you chose to go before me
    And brothers miss you while you gone
    You left your nigga on his own, how long we mourn? Life goes on

    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, but life goes on
    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, but life goes on

    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, 'cause life goes on
    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, 'cause life goes on

    How many brothers fell victim to the streets?
    Rest in peace, young nigga, there's a heaven for a G
    Be a lie if I told you that I never thought of death
    My niggas, we the last ones left, 'cause life goes on Writer/s: Charles B. Simmons, Johnny Lee Jackson, Joseph B. Jefferson, Tupac Amaru Shakur
    Publisher: Songtrust Ave, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 12

  • Abdulazeez from Kaduna, NigeriaHe is a true born legend, the world will never have such man like him,Rip 1 love
  • Anonymousrest in heaven 2pac
  • PhoebeTupac was so inspirational
  • Rest In Peace Manu from No Destination I'll miss you bro.
  • Peter Plockas Kasinja from Blantyre,malawiIt has been an awesome song ever in history
  • Vondo Idi Joey Otim from Nwoya'pac songz are heart touchin songs eps "thugz mansion"and life goes on"
  • Siahara Shyne from UsI love it, It has some feminine side but doesn't cover the whole song and he's not only rapping but saying his life. Rest in peace.
  • Chimaroke Ifeanyi from Ekwulobia Anambra NigeriaI missed 2PAC rest in peace , wise words from a genus
  • Siahara Shyne Carter from United States...... RIP TUPAC ...... Leave it to me bro :D Life goes on!!!!!! HIS SONG CAN INSPIRE other people
    NIT JUST RAPPING ABOUT DRUGS but Also FOR GOOD
  • Markantney from Biloxi, MsJul 2014,

    Great (RAP) Song poignant lyrics, "It would be a Lie; if I told you that I Never thought of Death,we're the Last Ones Left."
  • Scot from Largo, FlPac will live forever in our hearts for us who truly believe.
  • Thompho from Makhado, South Africahe was de best, he was a vissionary...........he is de best of best.its a shame dat de media didnt rily take a full coverage of his death. may u live on PAC
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