Dear Mama

2Pac

credits


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC , THE ROYALTY NETWORK INC.
writers: Bruce Hawes, Charles Simmons, Joe Sample, Joseph Jefferson, Tony Pizarro, Tupac Shakur
album: Track 9 in album Me Against the World
release date: 1995-3-14
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
genres: Hip Hop
styles: Thug Rap/Gangsta/Conscious
length: 4:40
writer: 2Pac, Tony Pizarro, Bruce Hawes, Joseph Jefferson, Joe Sample, Charles Simmons, Terence Thomas

Album Information

label: Interscope Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 606949239923
script: Latin

Cover Art

2Pac Me Against the World cover art

Lyrics

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You are appreciated
When I was young me and my mama had beef
Though back at the time, I never thought I'd see her face
Suspended from school, and scared to go home, I was a fool
I shed tears with my baby sister
And even though we had different daddy's, the same drama
I reminisce on the stress I caused, it was hell
And who'd think in elementary?
And running from the police, that's right
And even as a crack fiend, mama
I finally understand
You always was committed
There's no way I can pay you back
You are appreciated
Lady
Dear mama
You are appreciated

No love from my daddy cause the coward wasn't there
wouldn't let me feel for a stranger
I was looking for a father he was gone
They showed a young brother love
I needed money of my own so I started slanging
It feels good putting money in your mailbox
I hope ya got the diamond necklace that I sent to you
And never left me alone because you cared for me
You're in the kitchen trying to fix us a hot plate
And mama made miracles every Thanksgiving
You're trying to raise two bad kids on your own
But my plan is to show you that I understand

Lady
And dear mama
You are appreciated

I can always depend on my mama
You say the words that can get me back in focus
To keep me happy there's no limit to the things you did
Are full of all the sweet things you did for me
I gotta thank the Lord that you made me
You never kept a secret, always stayed real
And all the extra love that you gave me
If you can make it through the night there's a brighter day
It's a struggle everyday, gotta roll on
But my plan is to show you that I understand


And dear mama
Dear mama

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Intro
  • 2 If I Die 2Nite
  • 3 Me Against the World
  • 4 So Many Tears
  • 5 Temptations
  • 6 Young Niggaz
  • 7 Heavy in the Game
  • 8 Lord Knows
  • 9 Dear Mama
  • 10 It Ain’t Easy
  • 11 Can U Get Away
  • 12 Old School
  • 13 Fuck the World
  • 14 Death Around the Corner
  • 15 Outlaw