Chorus: repeat 2X

How many brothas fell victim to tha streetz
Rest in peace young nigga, there's a Heaven for a 'G'
be a lie, If I told ya that I never thought of death
my niggas, we tha last ones left
but life goes on.....

Verse One:

As I bail through tha empty halls
breath stinkin'
in my draws
ring, ring, ring
quiet y'all
incoming call
plus this my homie from high school
he's getting bye
It's time to bury another brotha nobody cry
life as a baller
alchol and booty calls
we usta do them as adolecents
do you recall?
raised as G's
loc'ed out and blazed the weed
get on tha roof
let's get smoked out
and blaze with me
2 in tha morning
and we still high assed out
screamin' 'thug till I die'
before I passed out
but now that your gone
i'm in tha zone
'I don't wanna die all alone'
but now ya gone
and all I got left are stinkin' memories
I love them niggas to death
i'm drinkin' Hennessy
while tryin' ta make it last
I drank a 5th for that ass
when you passed....
cause life goes on


Verse Two:

Yeah nigga
I got tha word as hell
ya blew trial and tha 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 getten' old
plus with tha drama
we're lookin out for your babies mama
taken risks, while keepin' cheap tricks from gettin on her...
life in tha hood...
is all good for nobody
remember gamin' on dumb hoties at chill parties
Me and you
No true a two
while scheming on hits
and gettin tricks
that maybe we can slide into
but now you burried
rest nigga
cause I ain't worried
eyes bluried
sayin' goodbye at the cemetary
tho' memories fade
I got your name tated on my arm
so we both ball till' my dying days
before I say goodbye
Kato, we're meant to rest in peace
Thug till I die


Verse Three:

Bury me smilin'
with G's in my pocket
have a party at my funeral
let every rapper rock it
let tha hoes that I usta know
from way before
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
incase I don't get in
tell all my people i'm a Ridah
nobody cries when we die
we outlaws
let me ride
until I get free
I live my life in tha fast lane
got police chasen me
to my niggas from old blocks
from old crews
niggas that guided me through
back in tha old school
pour out some liquor
have a toast for tha homies
see we both gotta die
but ya chose to go before me
and brothas miss ya while your gone
you left your nigga on his own
how long we mourn
life goes on...

Chorus *repeats to end*
(sung overtop repeating chorus)

Life goes on homie
gone on, cause they passed away
Niggas doin' life
Niggas doin' 50 and 60 years and shit
I feel ya nigga, trust me
I feel ya
You know what I mean
last year
we poured out liquor for ya
this year nigga, life goes on
we're gonna clock now
get money
evade bitches
evade tricks
give players plenty space
and basicaly just represent for you baby
next time you see your niggas
your gonna be on top nigga
their gonna be like,
'Goddamn, them niggas came up'
that's right baby
life goes on....
and we up out this bitch
hey Kato, Mental
y'all niggas make sure it's popin' when we get up there
don't front.

Lyrics submitted by spliphstar

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  • 0
    General CommentThis is areally brilliant song... We all have to leave some day, and we'll see enough of the ones we love leaving before us, but this track handles this thing in a kinda positive way....
    Sunnyon March 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThings dont last forever but memories live on and so does your life. You can survive and move on but the memories will remain
    dont4get2breatheon May 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWow this song man i love it..there are always the memories of u and the departed this song helped me get though alot..and it is tellin u the truth Life does go on no matter what there are ups and downs but through all of this u have to move on and forget
    Peace Kage
    Kageon June 23, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentKage you summed it up well, my same viewpoint.

    Rip Pac, you were a true prophet.
    JoE][BoXeRon November 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIn my honest opinion, I do not think the world recognizes the talents that this man possessed. There is a side to him that goes beyond the surface, and I really believe it was never fairly shown in a bright light.
    thomastxon December 21, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti wudnt have said it betta, thomastx.
    pacavelion January 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentTrully brilliant lyrics and music combined by 2 PAC. PAC was more than a rapper he was a lyrical genius he had the depth and the charisma. This tune is amazin' in my opinion it is the BEST song by this amazing lyracist
    parabola 17on May 01, 2005   Link
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    General Commentd" greatest of all rappers, best of all poets, aget crazy any time a'hear Amaru's lyrics. makes me wanna ask GOD why he alowed his death, a'luv 2pac
    and he'll still bema roll mod'l even as he rest in peace, mnay GOD forgive him every sinfull act he
    coused on earth, even as he lived kind of troublesome, his songs will deffenatly touch any body, no matter where you come from,what u b'leave in, or hatered. his songs will continue to raine for ever, and the un-born will grow up to know
    macaveli2darkon August 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentone of my best songs. he wanted to do something that matters. And he did it..
    sylwiaon September 15, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdamn hater take ur shit elsewhere.....he was a true genius, prophet, leader....
    zejebisteon May 08, 2006   Link

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