Tuesday, September 13, 2011

long live TuPac

15 years gone and his music still moves me the way it did back then.

Tupac Amaru Shakur
June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996

I heard Brenda's got a baby,
but Brenda's barely got a brain.
A damn shame, the girl can hardly spell her name.

~ Brenda's Got a Baby by TuPac
I can remember hearing "Brenda's got a Baby" back in the day...middle school...and it was profound.  Huge for me.  It opened my eyes to a world, I hadn't yet experienced, but soon would with friends in high school. 
Today I remember TuPac.  For the music he left us for eternity.  R.I.P.


Carrie said...

Great post! Love, love, love Tupac. I remember exactly where I was when the news came out. Crazy it was 15 years ago! It was a leeetle later than middle school for me...but not that much. Who am I kidding, I'm old!

Cheryl Ann said...

You leave your kids with your mama, cuz you're headin' for the club in a skin tight miniskirt lookin' for some love...

wonder why they call you bitch...

my fave ;)

RIP 'Pac!

bananas. said...

hands down...GREATEST RAPPER OF ALL TIME!!! i still love all his music.

lyrical genius, that man was!

RIP tupac...you are forever in my cali loving, gangsta rapping heart.

Marilyn said...

Love this post Meli.. : ))

Melissa said...

Tupac. It wasn't until I in college (college!) that I was introduced to him. His music is so moving and can I say, how beautiful he is...especially his eyes. I would like to believe that if he were still alive today, his music would be unstoppable.

undomestic chica said...

Isn't it crazy? I often wonder how his life would have turned out if he were still with us. I STILL love all his music. It seems the greatest ones are taken all too soon.

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