(Intro)
Shit, tired of gettin shot at,
tired of gettin chased by the police and arrested.
Niggaz need a spot where WE can kick it,
a spot where WE belong, that's jus' for us.
Niggaz ain't gotta get all dressed up and be Hollywood, Y'knowahimean?
Where do niggas go when we die?
Ain't no heaven for a thug nigga,
that's why we go to Thug Mansion.
That's the only place where thugs get in free,
and you gotta be a G... at Thug Mansion.

(Tupac)
A place to spend my quiet nights, time to unwind,
so much pressure in this life of mine, I cry at times.
I once contemplated suicide, and woulda' tried,
but when I held that 9, all I could see was my momma's eyes.
No one knows my struggle, they only see the trouble,
not knowing it's hard to carry on when no one loves you.
Picture me inside the misery of poverty,
No man alive has ever witnessed struggles I survived,
Prayin' hard for better days, promised to hold on,
Me and my dawgs ain't have a choice but to roll on,
We finally found a spot to kick it,
where we could drink liquor and no one bickers over trick shit,
a spot where we could smoke in peace,
and even tho' we G's we still visualize places,
that we can roll in peace,
and in my mind's eye, I see this place,
the playas goin past,
And got a spot for us all, so we can ball...
at Thugz Mansion

(Chorus)
Every corner, every city,
there's a place where life's a little easy,
Little Hennessy, laid back and cool,
every hour, 'cause it's all good.
Leave all the stress from the world outside,
Every wrong done will be allright,
Nothin but peace, love, street passion,
Every ghetto needs a Thugz Mansion.

(NAS)
A place where death doesn't reside,
just thugs who collide,
not to start beef, but spark trees,
no cops rollin by, no policemen,
no homicide, no chalk on the streets,
no reason for nobody's momma to cry.
See, I'm a good guy,
I'm tryin to stick around for my daughter,
but if I should die, I know all of my albums support her,
This whole year has been crazy,
asked the Holy Spirit to save me,
only difference 'tween me and Ossie Davis, gray hair maybe,
'Cause I feel like my eye's saw too much sufferin',
I'm Just twenty-some odd years,
I done lost my mother,
and I cry tears of joy,
I know she smiles on her boy,
I dream of you more,
My love goes to Afeni Shakur,
'Cause like Anne Jones,
She raised a ghetto king in a war,
and just for that alone,
she shouldn't feel no pain no more,
'cause one day we'll all be together,
sippin heavenly champagne.
What Angels saw, with golden wings,
in Thugz Mansion.

(Chorus)
Every corner, every city,
there's a place where life's a little easy,
Little Hennessy, laid back and cool,
every hour, 'cause it's all good.
Leave all the stress from the world outside,
Every wrong done will be allright,
Nothin but peace, love, street passion,
Every ghetto needs a Thugz Mansion.

(Tupac)
Dear momma don't cry,
your baby boy's doin good,
tell the homies I'm in heaven,
and they ain't got hoods,
Seen a show with Marvin Gaye last night,
It had me shook,
drinkin Peppermint Schnapps
with Jackie Wilson, and Sam Cook,
then some lady named Billie Holiday,
sang sittin' there, kicking it with Malcom,
'till the day came,
Little LaTasha sure grown,
Tell the lady in the liquor store that she's forgiven, so come home,
Maybe in time you'll understand that only God can save us,
When Miles Davis cuttin' loose with the band,
Just think of all the people that you knew in the past,
that passed on, they in heaven, found peace at last,
Picture a place that they exist, together,
There has to be a place better than this, in heaven,
so right before I sleep, dear God, what I'm askin,
remember this face, save me a place, in Thugz Mansion.

(Chorus)
Every corner, every city,
there's a place where life's a little easy,
Little Hennessy, laid back and cool,
every hour, 'cause it's all good.
Leave all the stress from the world outside,
Every wrong done will be allright,
Nothin but peace, love, street passion,
Every ghetto needs a Thug Mansion.


Lyrics submitted by pavel2008

Thugz Mansion (Acoustic feat. J. Phoenix, Nas) song meanings
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    General CommentThe acoustic version is awesome. No doubt Tupac is in Thugz Mansion now livin' it up.
    pavel2008on February 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love the original song, but this one just gives me a stronger feeling and meaning to it. Maybe it's just the gentle acoustic. But it's amazing.
    WarmLikeSnowon May 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song it is so beautiful, it makes me sad sometimes when I listen to it.
    MillionDollarBabyon September 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song always makes me cry and emotional. He gets the point of what he means in it. Perfectly fine in a way only Tupac could acheive. He was truly a great man.. He's an aweinspiring example that not all blacks are bad, they're just like everyone else. Not all whites are good. We're humans, and everyone has their place. May your legacy live on, Tupac Amar Shakur....
    Nina_&♥on April 05, 2007   Link
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    General Comment2Pac is still alive. I'm not a conspiracy buff or anything, but the evidence is overwhelming.

    A common theme in many of 2Pac's songs is his own impending death. It's almost as if he expected himself to die when he did. In this song, he actually talks about life after death. I believe this song was written AFTER he was originally perceived dead.

    Another startling element is the fact that he idolized the 16th century Italian politician, Niccolo Machiavelli (hence one of 2Pac's pseudonyms, Makaveli). One of Machiavelli's political tactics was to fake his own death and return seven days later to spite his enemies (possibly the cause behind the death of Notorious B.I.G?) He even goes on to say “Don’t worry if you [Biggie] see God first,” in a song on the Greatest Hits album, indicating that he was alive at the time of Biggie’s death. Moving on, 2Pac's last album before his tragic death, The Don Killuminati: 7 Day Theory, was released under the pseudonym Makaveli. This album is a direct reference to Machiavelli’s tactic of “resurrection.” Does anyone see the connection?

    Once more, there are many instances where 2Pac and some of his fellow rappers have hinted that he still may be alive. At the end of “Ghetto Gospel” (a posthumously released track), 2Pac is shown standing at his own funeral. In the song “Ain’t Hard 2 Find,” 2Pac raps, “I heard a rumor I died, murdered in cold blood dramatized/Pictures of me in my final stage you know Mama cried/But that was fiction, some coward got the story twisted, like I no longer existed, mysteriously missin’.” Another one of 2Pac’s posthumous albums includes a song by The Outlawz (his old rap group), where one of them says, “Only got my side cuz they think ‘Pac died.” At the beginning of the song "Hold Ya Head" from the 7 Day Theory album, you can hear a voice whisper “Can you see him” then another voice whispers “I see him” then you can hear 2Pac whisper “I'm alive.” This instance is especially thought evoking since this song was released a month after his death.

    Now although there are a few logical fallacies in this argument (since he did not "resurrect" after seven days), I believe that he is still out there simply because they are STILL releasing 2Pac tracks. There have been six CDs released after his death, and there are still more to come. Henceforth, I do not think "Thugz Mansion" is 2Pac's manifestation of heaven. I think it's 2Pac's current residence; the place where is at peace, and isolated from the litany and oppression of the world.
    ovd125on May 06, 2007   Link

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