Greatest Tupac Shakur Songs


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People, we just don't have to listen to this song but also take action, as that is what he wanted was. Lets fulfill his wish...
Love ths song always. True words by tupac, great lyrics
Really out of all the tupac songs.. This one don't get me wrong it is a great song but his best ever? I'm going to have to say o do not agree.. What about soulja story if I die tonight brendas got a baby whhy pick the most comercial song?
[Newest]The man is the greatest

2Life Goes On
The best Tupac song by far! Just listen to it deeply! I think this song was played at his funeral, and it suits a lot of funerals!
Everyone will always be down for Tupac and the music video has a deep message in it! The most mysterious Tupac song next to the Makavelli album!
How many brothers fell victim to them streets, well RIP know what I mean? There's a heaven for a g
[Newest]Best of song from Tupac ever. Forget all the other so call rap songs this is real music

3Dear Mama
Pac made is cool for people to show love to their moms. He's a true poet!
Well this song just proves the point that Tupac Shakur is not just a thug life killer. All haters should listen to this song!
Truly amazing song. Not just another mindless gangster song. How can anyone not love this?
[Newest]Really an amazing song... It's full of emotions... It's the best rap song... Ever...

4Hit 'Em Up
Hit Em Up was the greatest thing to happen to Tupac and Rapping! They don't make rap songs like that anymore! Diss songs that is.
This song has deep messages in it, just listen to the lyrics, plus is one of the greatest rap songs ever made! does not beat Changes but it surely in second spot!
Most pissed off, venomous, powerful I've ever heard Pac.
[Newest]Call the cops when you see Tupac... āœŒāœŒšŸ‘šŸ‘šŸ‘ŒšŸ‘Œ

5California Love
Sickest beat ever
His top 10 are
1. California Love
2. Changes
3. Hit em Up
4. Keep Ya Head Up
5. Hail Mary
6. 2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted
7. Life Goes On
8. I Get Around
9. To Live & Die in L. A.
10. How Long Will They Mourn Me?
Changes and Cali Love are the best, this is a great dance song. Played a lot on the radio, his most successful single


Best rap song in history! Should be number1. This is the greatest achievement in Tupac's short, but legendary life!
[Newest]I don't know why this song is at number 8 it should be on the top, amazing beats, lyrics and everything is just amazing of this song


6Ghetto Gospel
This is a beautiful song. I heard Elton Johns chorus and thought yeah ok this is quite good. Then I listen to Tupac bit and next to Pac, Elton just looks sad! RIP 2Pac Number one rapper ever!
Ghetto Gospel has got to be the most amazing song I have ever heard! The lyrics are great, the beat is good and it has a good chorus line! Loyal to the Game is the most underrated Tupac album!
Provides amazing vocal and instrumental work, Tupac gives you an insight in to Ghetto life!
[Newest]This is definitely his best song. The message behind this song is insane. I think it's proof that Tupac really wanted to do a lot of good and use his voice to deliver a real message to end the violence in the streets. A lot of what is going on today with corrupt cops killing people for no reason, etc. This song really speaks the truth about that.

7Only God Can Judge Me
This song is amazing, it is one of Tupac's best! And he made one of the most famous quotes "Only GOD Can Judge Me"
Only God Can Judge Me became a world wide quote used in everyday society, the song is also mad!
"I hear the doctor standing over me, screamin I can make it /Got a body full of bullet holes layin here naked /Still I, can't breathe..."


[Newest]Its sorely missing from this list

8Keep Ya Head Up
Tupac talks about how much women do for us and we should appreciate and take care of our women, because without women there will be no life.
I love this song! Its awesome and teaches the empowerment of woman. It also shows how to treat your woman and that well basically to keep your head up
Come on! How is this not in the topen, it is the light side of tupac, and some are calling it his best song ever! This along with Dear mama are Tupac's two heart felt songs!
[Newest]All his lyrics are straight truth, I've been in some situations in the past and this song always cheered me up. To all ma ladies Keep Ya Heads Up =)

9Ambitions Az a Ridah
This song owns all. The greatest hip hop album of all time was All Eyez On Me and this track was the greatest song off of it!
This should be in the top 5, everyone knows the beat and it kills every song except the top 4, it pursues Tupac and I like songs made by Tupac, it had a lot of critical reception, people calling it an amazing song and the best of All Eyez On Me!
It's the greatest about the life ever
He say what he want us to know no song gonna be that deep
It, s one of it kind really only one
[Newest]The beat is so sick... Rip

10Hail Mary
The best Tupac song ever made on the BEST album ever made! Hail Mary is a lyrical and spiritual journey for all Hip hop fans!
This song is amazing, I would say even more the whole Makaveli album is amazing. I personally think it is the best album he has made. If he would have lived longer he would change the world, he would show his true nature, which never saw fully, sadly.
Tupac is the best! There is and will never be such a rapper as he was! We're gonna be west side 'till we die!
[Newest]I think it should of been #! Too. hail mary

The Contenders

11I Ain't Mad At You
I can't believe I'm adding this song... I ain't mad at you should be #1... I'm sure changes is great but this song is deep... and the video version has a different 3rd verse which is released after pac's death... great video and song man this deserves #1 spot


Overall best song. Awesome beat, great lyrics, and nice upbeat message.

"even though we separated you said that you'd wait don't give nobody no cuchi while I'll be locked up state"
Yeah man this song should be on #1

12Me Against the World
Me Against The World was an amazing insight into tupac's conflict with different people in his life, I reckon hit Em up should;ve been on that album because it represents what the album is all about and it came out on the same year as the album! 1995!
The second verse of Tupac is just insane
and I think it might be his best.
Great song! The remix off 2Pac Rap Phenomenon is way better, it uses the beat from Still D.R.E. and plus UGK is in it!
[Newest]I think this song is one of my favorite

13If I Die 2 Night
Song is more lyrical than 95% of rap songs ever made. He wasn't a lyrical rapper, but wasn't afraid of making a lyrical song using alliteration. "Pockets is packed wit presidents pursue your riches".
Don't for get him
Yes it go hard

14Thugz Mansion
Both versions are pretty good! This is top 5 material, Better Dayz is so overlooked even though it gave us so many great hits from Shakur!
Greatest hit from Tupac's Better dayz, well its really the only good track!
My favorite 2Pac song by far, definitely deserves to be in the top 5, and even more so #1 or #2. The lyrics are deeper and better than any other Pac song in my opinion. I personally like the Nas Acoustic version better than the other one, but hey that's just me.
[Newest]Great song different from a lot of his

15My Block
My Block is one of the greatest 2pac songs that moves ones feelings, and it sheds light on the danger in ghettos...2pac's message in this song is sent deeply and amazingly.
My Block (Remix) are we talking about? Now that is my soonnngg! That should be number 1.

16Runnin' (Dying to Live)
The best collaboration by two rappers. The lyrical message behind this song is insane!
Great piece of music and it is from two of the worlds best rappers so you know what to expect!
This is the best Duet you can ever think of! Tupac and Biggie together is amazing and one deadly combination!

17Unconditional Love
Really touches the heart, reminds us what real love is.
Reminds us of what being loved felt like.
Love this song! Pac at his best!

18Starin' Through My Rear View
One of the best songs by 2pac... should be in top 10... but well more than 10 songs deserve that place


One of my top 5 pac songs, deep and meaning ful lyrics with an amazing beat,. Don't think many people have listened to this one or it would be in top 5 for sure.
Truly a materpiece! We seem to overlook his sogs, but this one should of been on the top ten.

19Letter to the President

202 of Amerikaz Most Wanted
I'm not saying it is his BEST hit, I am simply saying it should be somewhere close to the top ten e. g. 11, 12 etc


Tupac and Snoop Dogg you can't go wrong!
Ain't nuthin but a gangsta party
[Newest]His best one with Snoop Dogg!

Very good and clever gangsta lyrics by the best rapper of all time, tupac! This song should be in his top ten if you ask me. Rest in peace.
The most violent, bumpin, hardcore gangster song by Tupac. Shows a much darker side of the legend. Great music and lyrics, truly disappointed most people don't rate this in his top ten when it easily tops songs like Hit Em Up and Changes.

22Brenda's Got a Baby
The most realist, poetic, lyrical and saddest Tupac song ever produced! It will always be in his top ten songs of all time!
The most amazing song I have ever heard, 2Pacalypse Now is an unbelievable spiritual journey behind America and shows us all the problems it has!
The beginning is really good and unforgettable: I hear brendas got a baby but brenda barely got a brain, a damn shame the girl can hardly spell her name!
[Newest]Love the lyrics as well as the background music. Really should be higher on the list, like 15 or something, at least.

23Until the End of Time
Greatest song ever, should be in his top 10, this fully expresses who 2Pac really was
This song is not just tupac"s best song but one of the best songs ever!

24Made N*****
One of the best tupac music, first time I heard it I got that chill in my bones.. Amazing

25So Many Tears
Hands down I call this the best rap song ever made. Listen close people, I don't think I realized it when I was bumpin this at the age of 15. But as a grown man today I realize how deep this poetry really was. "I had a mind full of daemons and they break free, they planted seeds and they hatched spark n the flame inside my brain... Could mean a number of things and can be interpreted in many ways but in reference to the song head basically saying the daemons or mental struggle that persists in his mind (he realizes he wants to change but even if he does, break free" the demons he struggles with planted seed n they still at times hatch sparking the flame n he's back in the dirty game so to speak. It's like any struggle people may have overcome, you are still affected by the struggle you endured for ever hence the "seeds". Remember this is a song that came out 4 months after the quad studios ambush where he was crap 5 times (plus 2 braise wounds) when he was supposed to be meeting biggie n the bad boy crew.
Best song tupac ever made he has the best beats is this songs and best lyrics
He was so talented. Words are so deep to the soul.

26Against All Odds
This was my number one song

27All Eyez On Me
All eyez on me killuminattii

28Bury Me a G

29One Day at a Time
this one from tupac resurrection is an amazing song with eminem and outlaws.. and they way pacs lines are put in as if they did it together... its a great song


30When Thugz Cry
Until The End Of Time is the greatest Tupac album of all time, a great range of underrated hits and this one is the best out of all of em'
I think it is the best Tupac's song ever. Amazing lyrics. "Come take my body God, don't let me suffer any longer"
My favorite Tupac song! The lyrics are amazing and they are realist stories in this dope track!

It's a real good

32When We Ride On Our Enemies

33I Get Around
This was the first really big one and still the best. Don't know why it gets ignored. That summer with biggie and Tupac has never been topped.
The personification of 2Pac! Awesome song.


35Soulja's Story

36Letter 2 My Unborn
This song is so amazing
I think it should be top 5
The lyrics are so deep

37How Do U Want It

38Never Had a Friend Like Me

39They Don't Give a **** About Us
Track is really bone chilling, unfortunately there isn't enough of that out there


40Lord Knows

41Do 4 Love
This is such an amazing song with such genuine and true lyrics. For me it should be in the top list names.

42Death Around the Corner

43Me and My Girlfriend
Has a strange Ā'vibeĀ' that iĀ've never heard in any other rap song...

44R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
Heavy and grimey tupuc is always down
Described the exact feeling at that time

45Can't C Me
I don't know why this song is barely being added. It has a killer beat, sick lyrics, unstoppable flow and is a great diss song aimed at Dr. Dre. All I can say is listen to it.
Amazing song, top 5

46Shorty Wanna Be a Thug
When i was growing up this helped me get myself on a better path


"I tell you it's a cold world, stay in school
You tell me it's a man's world, play the rules"
- great song, one of his bests should be in top 15

It is one of tupac best records


49Can U Get Away
Unbelievable lyrics, catches my every time I hear the song.
When the girl you love is mistreated by someone else...this is the track

This song is amazing I guess not enough puerile know about it
I love this song! Should be in the top 10 I think

51F*** Friendz

52I Don't Give a F***
Neva care about what they say...

Not the best but better than some rapper song that their best it

54Resist the Temptation
His most underrated song; only heard it recently, probably his best in my opinion and I have been listening to pac for my 18 years.
Can't believe this song was not on the list. Probably one of his most meaningful songs. Should be at least in the top ten!


The song just got me especially with amel larrieux version its got my life. really unbelievble

55Holler If Ya Hear Me


It has a good beat, good lyrics, and a great delivery.
Awesome song
I think, its his best

58Wonda Why They Call U Bitch


60The Realest Killaz

61Do for Love
Nr 63? That's insane. Should be top 5, at least

62Thug Passion


64All About U
This is the best 2 pac song because the lyrics are good the outlawz are good and its a song you can really dance to.
One of tupacs best songs and its all the way down here that just shows that tupac has too many good songs

65Str8 Ballin

66Ballad of a Dead Soulja

67Toss It Up

68Thug Love

69Pac's Life

70Gotta Get Mine

71Under Pressure
This one has everything including a strong message for America



74It Ain't Easy
It Ain't Easy Being Me,
Will I See The Penitentiary,
Or Will I Stay Free

75Thug Style

76Holla at Me
Best gangsta rap ever, great beat and lyrics. Kind a modern
Rap. "ya better holla at this music".

77Street Fame

78Only Fear of Death

79Lil' Homies

80Dopefiend's Diner
Thus song is so sad. I don't think many people have heard this song.

81U Can Call

82I Tried

83Cash Flow

84Nothing to Lose

85I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto
Come on how is this not at least in the top 15-20?
What why is this so low it is amazing 15-10 for sure


86Got My Mind Made Up
Method Man, Redman, Daz Dillinger, Kurupt, Tupac & there is a unreleased version that has a inspecta Deck Verse on it to its a masterpiece with an amazing beat

87Pour Out A Little Liquor

88Better Days
Great lyrics! Brings an uplift to mind in staying positive! Although life seems tough, stay strong and look towards those better dayz!
Such a deep song, very moving.
I love this song so much it makes me think so much

Basically, one of the fastest and most meaningful of his songs. Sadly it's kinda rare to download now... Don't know why...

90To Live and Die In L.A.

91Last Mother****** Breathin'
Definitely one of his best songs!

92Teardrops and Closed Caskets
Such a good song


93When We Ride On Our Enemies

94The Uppercut

95Bow Down


97Happy Home
One of th best of amaru shakur, unconditional love, ghetto stars

98Runnin On E'

99U Don't Have 2 Worry

Definitely one of his best songs!

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