That old fashioned word.. it's a word called love! Called love, called love
Oh! This must be the way the nigga 'Pac felt when he made "Me Against the World," "All Eyez on Me" Why'all niggas got me feelin' like all eyes on me, me against the world Mmm, why'all got me on my shit Thought niggas would appreciate what I did to this game Bein' that, I'm flesh of your flesh, blood of your blood Come from the same hood you come from We share basically the same stories Thought niggas would appreciate what I came and did since ninety-six, every year Somethin' must be seriously wrong with the world I know y'all ain't hatin'
(Some people hate!) Don't tell me niggas is hatin' (Some people hate!) Nah, you know what I think? (Some people hate!) I think, (I think they've lost their minds) Think y'all lost your mind Why'all got me on my shit
Raw rough and rugged, when addressin' the mass public My attitude is fuck it cause motherfuckers love it Got a, chip on my shoulder the size of the Golden Nugget in Vegas And fuck bein' famous, I came to get the butters I came from the gutter, my success in this game is sort of like "Pro-jectic Justice A payment for brushes with police officers, a peace offering From the Gods for the streets I was tossed in 'Til I'm deceased in a coffin I'ma be a beast on these beats, releasin' early and often Please, your disdain for the brothers ain't gon' change the numbers It's the strengthenin' of chain among us Please, we ain't afraid of none of yas, who want it with us? Ain't nothin' changed since the ninety-six summers, see'mon
(Some people hate!) Jeah, uh, yeah (Some people hate!) Uh, uhh, uhh (Some people hate!) Yeah, you know what I think? (I think they've lost their minds) They say success breeds envy
I guess it's just the penalty of leadership I guess I'm what niggaz want to be and shit Or niggaz just bored, want to be in shit 'Fore they get to rappin', start believin' it Think they Ali and shit I roll with the punches so I survive I bob and weave, move my feet from side to side I'm back, stronger than ever, surprise surprise They try to take me out the game, but I's alive It's like a old negro spiritual, but I mastered Tobey With a splash of Monster Kody, shoot faster than Kobe, nigga You bastards know me, the one and only Big homey from the Roc, I think you pastors lonely You need Jesus in your life, it's either that Or y'all gon' make me put the double Desert Eagles in your life, nigga!
(Some people hate!) I know niggas are hatin' man, let me find out (Some people hate!) Jealousy's a weak emotion, y'all gotta overcome that man (Some people kill their brothers) See'mon man be stronger than that, you know what I think? (I think they've lost their minds) You'll be aight though
Au contrary nigga, I am here cause I earned the shit By ridin' out, when niggas had learner's permit We bring the knives out, or we let them burners spit I bring them pies out if niggas want to burn the strip Bring your rides out, bring your buggy eyes out, turn your six I laid back in the ? Nigga this the payback, I know you bitch niggas from way back Niggas want to clown but the pound it don't play that Get yourself found, drowned, where the lake at Run up on 'em, Notoriously, "Take that!" (take that) And then we comin' where your wake at Eight maniac cats strapped with gats, you can hate that Face facts, fake rap cats Can't take back what I took back to the Brook, look
(Some people hate!) (Some people hate!) (Some people kill their brothers) (I think they've lost their minds) (And I'm hung up, oh)