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Changes (Lyrics) | 2Pac

You're my brother, you're my sister.






Come on, come on

I see no changes, wake up in the morning and I ask myself

Is life worth living, should I blast myself?

I'm tired of bein' poor, and even worse, I'm black

My stomach hurts, so I'm lookin' for a purse to snatch

Cops give a damn about a negro

Pull the trigger, kill a n****, he's a hero

Give the cr*** to the kids who the hell cares

One less hungry mouth on the welfare

First ship 'em dope and let 'em deal the brothers

Give 'em guns, step back, watch 'em kill each other

It's time to fight back that's what Huey said

Two shots in the dark, now Huey's dead

I got love for my brother, but we can never go nowhere

Unless we share with each other

We gotta start makin' changes

Learn to see me as a brother instead of two distant strangers

And that's how it's supposed to be

How can the devil take a brother, if he's close to me?

I'd love to go back to when we played as kids

But things changed, that's the way it is


(Come on, come on)

That's just the way it is (change)

Things will never be the same

That's just the way it is (that's just the way it is for us)

Aww, yeah (hear me)


(Oh no, oh, no) (come on, come on, come on)

That's just the way it is (that's just the way it is) (the way it is)

(Somethings) things will never be the same

(Never be the same yeah, yeah, yeah, aww yeah)

That's just the way it is (the way it is)

Aww, yeah (come on, come on)


I see no changes, all I see is racist faces

Misplaced hate makes disgrace to races

We under, I wonder what it takes to make this

One better place, let's erase the wasted

Take the evil out the people they'll be acting right

'Cause mo' black and white is smokin' cr- tonight

And only time we chill is when we kill each other

It takes skill to be real, time to heal each other (kill each other)

And although it seems heaven sent

We ain't ready, to see a black President

It ain't a secret don't conceal the fact

The penitentiary's packed, and it's filled with blacks

But some things will never change

Try to show another way but you stayin' in the dope game

Now tell me, what's a mother to do?

Bein' real don't appeal to the brother in you (yeah)

You gotta operate the easy way

(I made a G today) but you made it in a sleazy way

Sellin' c**** to the kid (I gotta get paid)

Well hey, well, that's the way it is


(Come on, come on)

That's just the way it is (change)

Things will never be the same

That's just the way it is (that's just the way it is for us)

Aww, yeah


(Oh no, oh no) (come on, come on, come on)

That's just the way it is (that's just the way it is) (the way it is)

(Somethings) things will never be the same

(Never be the same yeah, yeah, yeah, aww yeah)

That's just the way it is (the way it is)

Aww, yeah (aww, yeah, aww, yeah)


We gotta make a change

It's time for us as a people to start makin' some changes

Let's change the way we eat, let's change the way we live

And let's change the way we treat each other

You see, the old way wasn't working

So it's on us to do what we gotta do, to survive

And still I see no changes, can't a brother get a little peace?

There's war in the streets and war in the Middle East

Instead of war on poverty, they got a war on drugs

So the police can bother me

And I ain't never did a crime, I ain't have to do

But now, I'm back with the facts givin' 'em back to you

Don't let 'em jack you up, back you up

Crack you up and pimps smack you up

You gotta learn to hold ya own

They get jealous when they see ya, with ya mobile phone

But tell the cops, they can't touch this

I don't trust this, when they try to rush I bust this

That's the sound of my tool, you say it ain't cool?

My mama didn't raise no fool

And as long as I stay black, I gotta stay strapped

And I never get to lay back

'Cause I always got to worry 'bout the paybacks

Some buck that I roughed up way back

Comin' back after all these years

Rat-a-tat-tat-tat-tat, that's the way it is


That's just the way it is (the way it is, yeah, yeah, yeah)

Things will never be the same

That's just the way it is (the way it is)

Aww, yeah (somethings will never change) (oh my)


(You're my brother, you're my sister)

That's just the way it is (the way it is, the way it is)

Things will never be the same

(You're my brother, you're my sister)

That's just the way it is

Aww, yeah (somethings will never change)



 

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