When tymez git hard, just rememba 2 keep yah head up.
everythinz gunna b aite, aite. everythinz gunna b aite. everythinz gunna b aite gunna b aite. so dont'chu worry bout a damn thang. a damn thang. dont'chu worry bout a damn thang. a damn thang. dont'chu worry bout a damn thang thang thang. a damn thang. yah just gotta keep yah head up head up head up. just gotta keep yah head up head up head up. keep yah head up up. keep yah head up.
keep yah head up high. luk up in2 tha sky. dont break down and cry. when hard tymez got yah down, try not 2 frown. when there'z a death in ure lyfe, ure sorry u didn't say wut u wunted 2 say, so u pray 4 dah day when its ure turn 2 say
most uv us live in'a world uv pain. most uv us live in'a world uv shame. when we wunna git outta tha rain, we only feel tha same. sum uv us cry and blame it on tha masta in tha sky. we try 2 hold bak tha tearz, but we remember all tha yearz. all tha yearz we've been pushed around. all tha yearz we've had 2 hyde our frown. we hid tha pain cuz we knu if people found out, they'd neva b tha same. they tell us 2 come outta tha rain. but they dont live tha lyfe we all live. we lyke it when it rainz cuz it gits rid uv all tha chainz. all tha chainz dat hold us down. all tha chainz det turn our lyvez around. chainz r everythin bad. chainz r wut 2pac had. in tha wordz uv mr. shakur, keep yah head up.
if yah c sum 1 u dont kno, dont say hello. dats 1 thang we learned growin up in tha ghetto. i wish i wudda remembered dat cuz now i'm bein shot witta gat. if i'm luky, it'll go str8 2 ma head so i wont have ta b in'a hospital bed. waitin 2 b dead.
we may ask ourselvez if we deserve dah lyfe we got. there'z a god... or atleast dats wut most uv us thought. if there really iz, den wuts tha meanin uv tha power uv hiz?