"Who Shot Ya" as written by Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs, Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel and Nashiem Sa-allah Myrick....
As we proceed
To give you what you need
9 to 5 motherfuckers
Get live motherfuckers
As we proceed
To give you what you need
9 to 5 motherfuckers
Get live motherfuckers

Now turn the mics up (As we proceed)
Turn that mic up, yea that beat is knockin', need that mic up tho (To give you what you need)
Turn that shit the fuck up (East coast motherfuckers)
Uh, what? (Bad Boy motherfuckers)
Turn it up louder
Yea, uh

As we proceed, to give you
What you need
J.M. motherfuckers
J.M. motherfuckers
9 to 5 motherfuckers

Who shot ya?
Seperate the weak from the ob-solete
Hard to creep them Brooklyn streets
It's on nigga, fuck all that bickering beef
I can hear sweat trickling down your cheek
Your heartbeat sound like Sasquatch feet
Thundering, shaking the concrete
Finish it, stop, when I foil the plot
Neighbors call the cops said they heard mad shots
Saw me in the drop, three and a quarter
Slaughter, electrical tape around your daughter
Old school new school need to learn though
I burn baby burn like Disco Inferno
Burn slow like blunts with yayo
Peel more skins than Idaho potato
Niggas know, the lyrics molestin' is takin' place
Fuckin' with B.I.G. it ain't safe
I make your skin chafe, rashes on the masses
Bumps and bruises, blunts and Land Cruisers
Big Poppa smash fools, bash fools
Niggas mad because I know that cash rules
Everything around me two Glock 9s
Any motherfucker whispering about mines
And I'm Crooklyn's finest
You rewind this, Bad Boy's behind this

As we proceed
To give you what you need
9 to 5 motherfuckers
Get live motherfuckers

As we proceed
To give you what you need
East coast motherfuckers
Bad Boy motherfuckers

Get high motherfuckers
Get high motherfuckers
Smoke blunts motherfuckers
Get high motherfuckers
Ready to die motherfuckers
9 to 5 motherfuckers

I seen the light excite all the freaks
Stack mad chips, spread love with my peeps
Niggas wanna creep, gotta watch my back
Think the Cognac and indo sack make me slack?
I switches all that, cocksucker G's up
One false move, get Swiss cheesed up
Clip to TEC, respect I demand it
Slip and break the 11th Commandment
Thou shalt not fuck with nor see Poppa
Feel a thousand deaths when I drop ya
I feel for you, like Chaka Khan I'm the don
Pussy when I want, Rolex on the arm
You'll die slow but calm
Recognize my face, so there won't be no mistake
So you know where to tell Jake, lame nigga
Brave nigga, turned front page nigga
Puff Daddy flips daily
I smoke the blunts he sips on the Baileys
On the rocks, tote Glocks at christenings
Hammer cock, in the fire position and

Get live motherfuckers
Ready to Die motherfuckers

Come here, come here
Open your fucking mouth, open your, didn't I tell you don't fuck with me? Huh?
Didn't I tell you not to fuck with me?
Huh? Look at you now
Can't talk with a gun in your mouth huh?
Bitch-ass nigga, what?
(Get live motherfuckers)

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"Who Shot Ya" as written by Herb Magidson Sean Combs

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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is shit compared to other BIG songs but it had NOTHING to do with 2pac
    it was off his first album wrote before 2pac was shot. 2pac was hyped about the shooting and thats when shit turned nasty and the fued started.
    The best rappers to live pac and biggie it was obvious that they had to both die, regardless of who killed then they would have been killed anyway, they were too great for this world.
    2wildeon May 18, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOverall, this song is much better than Hit 'Em Up.

    Biggie was the greatest.
    beevojacksonon January 31, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentVery Frustrating when people call this a Diss track to tupac and his entourage. Biggie and Tupac never had a problem with each other! this is made clear when Tupac says " rest in peace to my ni**a biggie smalls" on his track God Bless the Dead.
    The problem with the situation was the U.S government actually afraid of the gangsta Hip-Hop that was being created in the early 90's the media portrayed the whole West side East side beef which never actually exsisted until Tupac got shot... The media automatically picked East coast rivalry as the reason he got shot!
    Not a bad track but never his best!

    RIP Biggie and Pac.
    realo08on January 18, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHit em up is better
    starfireon May 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYa i agree with starfire hit em up is the better song but who shot ya got pac fired up enough to write hit em up
    SDRAWKCAB-FOWARDSon December 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHit Em Up Was better on so many levels IMO. (I'll even say Nas' Ether was better than this.) Hit Em Up was the kind of song that clearly expressed that 2Pac wasn't holding anything back which makes it the better dis track. However, Biggie's song is better than the other versions of Hit Em Up that were unreleased. I never took any of 2Pac's songs as a diss to the other side (east coast) but I would take this song as a diss to the West Coast.
    FaithFromHellon October 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't know why Tupac took it as a diss. Diddy & Biggie told him they'd recorded it months before that night, and Biggie even said he was literally smoking weed with Diddy & his friends when he got the news. Great track, with insane Biggie rhymes. "I burn baby burn like disco inferno"
    derekron March 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIdiots, stop comparing this to "Hit Em Up". It's like saying this BMW is better than this apple. Fruit has nothing to do with cars as much as "Who Shot Ya?" has nothing to do with Pac or any of his song.
    Nerteon October 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI liked Hit Em' Up, don't get me wrong. But all I feel like is that Tupac is just yelling at Biggie "FUCK YOU!". Biggie's song just sounds like "You're afraid, don't fuck with me". Much or subtle and "cool-like". So think of as Tupac red-hot Fire and Biggie cool as Ice, which one do you prefer? That's how I'm guessing people judge this song. But anyway aren't we supposed to be debating on what the meaning of the song is? Not which one is better...

    I could see how Tupac could think this song is towards him in the first place because of the song title but other than that how does he know that Biggie is talking about him? If Biggie came out and said "Yeah it was directed at you" then that would shut down my whole arugement. But anyway, other than the song title, what evidence does Tupac have that it's directed at him? Tupac just immediatly came out and started hatin' on Biggie as soon as he got out of the hospital and never thought it over. Maybe it was biggie's crew but they have their own thoughts and their own arms and legs. Biggie isn't a puppet master so if anyone can show me another reason why Tupac would think it's directed at him please tell me.
    DoctaRosstaon October 29, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIf the song was wrote b4 pac shoot why b.i.g realesed after 2pac shoot, nd th song hit em up is 1 of th best song still now we hear it th song who shot ya we are not much interested like sky th limit,mo money mo problem b.i.g's song are good.
    Pac shoots 5 times as we know,
    in the song who shoot ya their is 5 times gun shoots can any 1 tell me what it mean.
    Beacuse we don't know nething.

    mumin10340on March 20, 2014   Link

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