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The best 35 phrases of 2Pac (Tupac Shakur)

The best 35 phrases of 2Pac (Tupac Shakur)

May 19, 2023

Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971 - 1996) (born Lesane Parish Crooks), and subsequently known as 2Pac or Makaveli was an American rap artist who grew up in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York.

His career as a rapper was spectacular, selling more than 100 million copies of his albums and being considered the best rap artist of all time by the prestigious magazine Rolling Stone. His lyrics, full of violent rhymes and about juvenile criminality, tell us about the Bronx, with its inequalities and the prevailing racism in American society.

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Famous quotes of rapper 2Pac

His life was as convulsive as they can presage his verses. The rivalry between gangs of rappers of the East and the West of the United States had to Tupac in the center of the controversy during lustrums. Unfortunately, on September 7, 1996, 2Pac was killed in a shootout when he left a concert in Las Vegas, and died a few days later .

His legacy in the hip-hop world is unparalleled. Magazine Forbes, in 2008, revealed that Tupac Shakur was among the 10 dead celebrities who raised more money year after year.

To honor this exceptional African-American musician, we have set out to collect the best 2Pac phrases (and some of his famous verses) in this article.

1. With my death, people will understand what I was talking about.

Sad premonitory phrase that spoke of a redeeming ending.

2. Only God can judge me.

"Only God Can Judge Me". Humans should not impose their vision on good and evil.

3. They can kill the revolutionary, but never the revolution ...

One of those 2Pac phrases that tell us about his transforming spirit.

4. You can not pretend to be an angel if you are surrounded by demons.

It is difficult to maintain a high ethical code when you live in the Bronx.

5. You must make a woman fall into your arms without you falling into their hands.

Succumbing to the charms of a woman can be the bane for any man.

6. I do not fear the enemy that attacks me but the false friend who hugs me.

On false friendship and its terrible consequences.

7. The practice will make me the true owner of the secret, not just his knowledge as the lazy ones believe.

The teacher is based on practice, not talent.

8. Wars come and go, but my soldiers are eternal.

A phrase of teamwork and eternal loyalty.

9. Everyone is at war with different things ... I am sometimes at war with my own heart.

On the contradictions in the mind and soul of Tupac Shakur.

10. Misguided hatred is the misfortune of the races.

Evil leaders can channel rage into destructive paths.

11. The past is what determines our future.

A space-time paradox of the most certain.

12. They dare to judge me without even knowing me.

Without justice or compassion, another person's gaze can be destructive.

13. You grow, we all grow, we are made to grow. You either evolve or disappear.

Natural selection says so.

14. We talked a lot about Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., but it's time to be like them, as strong as them.

About leaders for the civil rights of African-Americans.

15. You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks and even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to gather the clues, justifying what could have happened. Or you can leave the clues on the ground and move on.

Abandoning procrastination and getting going is the only recipe for personal development.

16. If you manage to cross the darkness of the night, there will be a very sunny day.

Sadness does not last forever.

17. Revenge is the best pleasure after sex.

His winning mentality could sometimes lead to aggressive and vengeful behavior.

18. It's not that I idolize Machiavelli. Idolatro to that way of thinking about where you do whatever it is that makes you achieve your goals.

On one of his intellectual referents, Nicolás Machiavelli, who gives name to one of the nicknames of 2Pac.

19. My message is: young black people can do anything if they give us the opportunity, if they stop trying to crush us. And this goes for my colleagues.

The black community, very repressed in the United States for centuries, and its ability to move forward.

20. I'm not saying I'm going to reign the world but if I keep talking about how dirty someone is going to have to clean it.

Phrase of special egocentric value.

21. Wrap me up with words of destruction and I will explode but give me the will to survive and watch the world grow.

Extracted from a verse he composed for one of his raps.

22. When I die, I will be a living legend.

Presage that came true. After his death, he was declared by overwhelming majority as the greatest artist the hip-hop movement in the United States has seen.

23. Money brings bitches, bitches bring lies.

Lyrics of his song "All Eyez On Me".

24. Get together with real men (referring to the thugs) if you want to be one of them.

How do Bronx gangsters tans? Tupac clarifies it in this verse.

25. I would commit myself to a woman who is very, very strong. A woman who loves me because I could love her more than she loves me.

Your vision about love

26. Be individual, work hard, study, keep your mind in order and do not trust anyone.

His philosophy of life, summarized in a single famous quote.

27. Only intelligence examines itself.

Self-awareness makes us have that ability called metacognition.

28. We must remember that tomorrow comes after darkness.

Without sadness, there would be no joy.

29. That always happens, all the blacks who change the world die, they do not die like normal people, they die violently.

Sad reflection on the end of many African-American ethnic activists.

30. The lie is not a lie, it is the truth.

His Machiavellian spirit is reflected in this famous phrase.

31. Mom, tell me if I'm wrong, is God just another cop?

Brutal reflection about the coercive forces of the state, especially hard against blacks.

32. My mom used to tell me that if I could not find something to live for better I would find something to die for.

If you do not have a goal in life, you can pass without pain or glory.

33. Everyone has the maximum memory for what interests them and the minimum for what does not interest them.

Brilliant reflection on the human condition.

34. What you feed as seeds grows and then hits you in the face. That is a criminal life.

About the "thug lifestyle".

35. The only thing a sleeping man gets is dreams ...

Do not wake up and put action on your life is wasting time.

TOP 20 Tupac Shakur Quotes (May 2023).

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