Pac was way too paranoid. He was attacking anyone and everyone if he suspected them for taking shots at him. Even LL and De La Soul were dissed IIRC because he suspected "I Shot Ya" and some of the stuff on "Stakes is High" for disses aimed at him. (De La were just dissing Bad Boy and Biggie/Puffy, don't think I heard them say anything that sounded like dissing Pac)
Never got into Xzibit, he always came off as incredibly average to me.
I agree, I just never really got his music for some reason, don't care for his style much
"....We can't change what happened at Virginia Tech. We can't change what happened at Columbine. But maybe we can change the lives of the people around us. We shouldn't need tragedies to remind us that people are sad, broken and aching. The world is our family, if you notice someone alone or hurting or lost, reach out to them. Give of yourself. Heal the wounds inflicted by others. Replace hurt with kindness before hate grows in the empty space where love should be."
Yeah, I liked a few of his old singles, but he never had that appeal.
And those too are interchangeable. I just enjoy the message and theme of MATW more. It's more relateable. Hail Mary, Me and My Girlfriend, To Live And Die In LA, and Krazy are all amazing though. I don't really find any holes in MATW with the exception of like 2 songs (maybe 7 and 8 I think, not sure).
I don't know. If he lived through that he probably would have stepped security up or scaled his shit. He was reckless, but I think by that time, getting shot up TWICE, he would of wised up and toned it down. BUT, it is Pac. He wasn't gonna be anyone's bitch so there's also a good chance he would have just got more pissed off.
I should get more into Pac's posthumous material. This shit goes HARD. The beat is sinister as fuck. Was likely recorded during his Death Row days.
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2:46 - Stone Cold Stunner Found that hilarious. Love BH.
That Ballad of a Dead Soulja Song goes hard. That's what made Pac so great, he now how to mix socially conscious with gangsta rap, Most socially conscious rappers, are great lyrically but have boring songs, with them just trying to talk like their a politician themselves.
And if you listen to the song Runnin (Dying to Live), you'll see the whole East Coast-West Coast beef was going to be settled.