The 20 Best Lines From 2Pac’s ‘The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory’

By Jon Lin & Jessica Golich

 

The first studio album released after 2Pac’s death, ‘The Don Killuminati’, maintains a consistent level of aggression that is brimming with tension and keeps listeners in suspension. Tupac Shakur revolutionized the game like no rapper before, and his influence is so immense that his music has remained a soundtrack to existence beyond what is televised and corrupting many lives. Released eight weeks after Tupac Shakur was killed in cold blood and on it’s 20th anniversary, we have gathered twenty of the most dynamically potent and earnestly purposeful lyrics from the legendary posthumous album.

 

20. “Me and you against the world, we untouchable
Screamin’ like you’re dyin’ every time I’m fuckin’ you”

“Just Like Daddy” / Verse 2

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19. “Never surrender, death before dishonor, stay free
I’m thugged out, fuck the world cause this is how they made me”

“Life Of An Outlaw” / Verse 2

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18. “Last words to a bitch nigga: ‘Why you lie?'”

“Just Like Daddy” / Verse 2

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17. “I hit the studio and drop a jewel, hoping it pay

Getting high, watching time fly: to live and die in LA”

“To Live & Die in L.A.” / Verse 3

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16. “They say my ghetto instrumental, detrimental to kids

As if they can’t see the misery in which they live”

“Krazy” / Verse 1

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15. “Apologies to my true sisters, far from bitches

Help me raise my Black nation, reparations are due

It’s true, caught up in this world I took advantage of you

So tell the babies how I love them, precious boys and girls

Born black in this white man’s world”

“White Man’z World” / Verse 1

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14. “It wouldn’t be L.A. without Mexicans.

Black love, brown pride and the sets again”

“To Live & Die in L.A.” / Verse 3

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13. “My family tree consists of drug dealers, thugs and killers

Strugglin’, known to hustle screamin’, ‘Fuck they feelings!’

I got advice from my father, all he told me was this

Nigga, get off your ass if you plan to be rich!”

“Blasphemy” / Verse 1

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12. “And don’t you love it how I lick your hips and glide?

Kiss you soft on your stomach, push my love inside

Got you lost in a love zone, stuck in the lust

I got the bedroom shaking, back-breaking

When we’re tossing it up”

“Toss It Up” / Verse 1

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11. “Let these words be the last to my unborn seeds

Hope to raise my young nation in this world of greed

Currency means nothin’ if you still ain’t free

Money breeds jealousy, take the game from me”

“Hold Ya Head” / Verse 2

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10. “Cost me more to be free than a life in the Pen’

Making money off of cuss words, writing again

Learn how to think ahead, so I fight with my pen”

“To Live & Die in L.A.” / Verse 2

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9. “Why explain the game, niggas ain’t listenin’, stuck in positions
If victims can’t stand the heat then stay the fuck out the kitchen”

“Life Of An Outlaw” / Verse 1

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8. “They say Moses split the Red Sea
I split the blunt and rolled a fat one up deadly”

“Just Like Daddy” / Verse 2

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7. “I ain’t a killer but don’t push me
Revenge is like the sweetest joy next to gettin’ pussy”

“Hail Mary” / Verse 1

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6. “Allow me to introduce first: Makaveli the Don
Hysterical, spiritual lyrics like The Holy Qur’an”

“Bomb First (My Second Reply)” / Verse 1

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5. “Still bullshittin’, niggas in Jerusalem waiting for signs
God coming, she’s just taking her time”

“Blasphemy” / Verse 2

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4. “I got a head with no screws in it, what can I do?
One life to live, but I got nothing to lose”

“Hail Mary” / Verse 2

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3. “June 1-6, ‘7-1, the day
Mama pushed me out her womb, told me, ‘Nigga, get paid!'”

“Krazy” / Verse 2

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2. “I love finger-fucking you, all of a sudden I’m hearing thunder
When you bust a nut, niggas be ducking or taking numbers”

“Me and My Girlfriend” / Verse 3

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1. “Should we cry when the Pope die?
My request: We should cry if they cried when we buried Malcolm X”

“Blasphemy” / Verse 2

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