So Many Tears
Tupac Shakur Lyrics


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I shall not fear no man, but God
Though I walk through tha valley of death
I shed so many tears
Please God walk with me...

Back in Elementry, I thrived on misery
Left me alone I grew up amongst a dying breed
Inside mind couldn't find a place ta rest
Untill I got that Thug Life tatted on my chest
Tell me can ya feel me ?
I'm not liven in tha Past, You wanna last
Be tha first ta blast, remember Kato
No longer with us he's deseased
Call on tha sirens, I seem him murdered in tha streets
Now rest in peace
Is there heaven for a 'G' ?
Remember me, so many homies in the cemetary
Shed so many tears

(Chorus)

Lord
I suffer through tha years
And shed so many tears
Lord
I lost so many peers and shed so many tears

Now that i'm strugglin' in this business
By any means, label me greedy gettin green
But seldom seen
And fuck tha world cuz i'm cursed
I'm havin visions of leaven here in a hurse
God can ya feel me?
Take me away from all tha pressure and all tha pain
Show me some happiness again
I'm goin' blind
I spend my time in this cell, ain't livin' well
I know my destiny is hell, where did I fail ?
My life is in denial
And when I Die, babtised in Eternal Fire
Shed so many tears...

(Chorus)

Lord
I suffer through tha years
And shed so many tears
Lord
I lost so many peers and shed so many tears

Now i'm lost and i'm weary
So many tears, i'm suicidal, so don't stand near me
My every move is a compilated step
Ta bring me closer
To embrace an early death now there's nothing left
There was no mercy on tha streets
I couldn't rest
I'm barely standing, bout to go to pieces, screaming peace
And though my soul was deleted, I couldn't see it
I had my mind full of demons tryin' ta break free
They planted seeds and they hatched sparking tha flame
Inside my brain like a match, such a dirty game
No memories, just misery
Painting a picture of my enemies killing me in my sleep
Will I survive till' tha morning ta see tha sun
Please lord forgive me for my sins
Cause here I come...

(Chorus)

Lord
I suffer through tha years
And shed so many tears
God
I lost so many peers and

Lord knows i've tried, been a witness ta homicide
Drive-bys taken lives, little kids die
Wonder why as I walk by
Broken hearted as I glance at tha chaulk line, gettin' high
This ain't tha life for me
I wanna change
But ain't no future right for me
I'm stuck in tha game
I'm trapped inside a maze
See this Tangaray influenced me ta gettin crazy
Disillusioned lately
I've been really wanting babies
So I could see a part of me that wasn't always shady
Don't trust my lady
Cause she's a product of this poison, i'm hearen noises
Think she's fucken on my boys, can't take no more
I'm fallin' to tha floor
Beggin' for tha Lord ta let me in Heavens door
I shed so many tears...

(Chorus)

Lord
I lost so many peers
And shed so many tears




I lost so many peers and shed so many tears
I suffered through tha years and shed so many tears

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Tupac Shakur's song "So Many Tears" explore the themes of paranoia, pain, and death. The first verse of the song presents Tupac's fearlessness of men, but not of God. The rapper then describes his life growing up, where he felt like he was surrounded by misery but found a sense of identity and belonging in the Thug Life culture. He mourns the deaths of his friends, particularly Kato, who was murdered in the streets. Tupac questions whether there is heaven for a "G" and reflects on the many homies who are now in the cemetery.


In the second verse, Tupac reveals his struggles in the music industry, where he feels overwhelmed by the pressure and pain. He admits to being greedy and having a vision of dying young. Tupac requests God to free him from the pain and suffering he experiences in life. The final verse of the song sees Tupac lost, weary, and suicidal. He delves into his struggles with addiction, and he starts to hear voices and experience demons in his mind. Tupac desires to change, but he feels trapped in the game, and he is unsure of his lady's loyalty.


Overall, Tupac Shakur's "So Many Tears" is a poignant song that reflects the artist's tumultuous life and his struggles with death and paranoia. The lyrics also tackle the harsh realities of growing up in the ghetto and the impact that violence and loss have on the psyche of an individual.


Line by Line Meaning

I shall not fear no man, but God
I am not afraid of anything or anyone other than God.


Though I walk through tha valley of death
Even when I am in the darkest of times and places.


I shed so many tears
I have cried so many tears because of the pain and hardships I have faced in my life.


Please God walk with me...
I ask God to guide me and be with me in my journey through life.


Back in Elementry, I thrived on misery
Even as a child in elementary school, I found myself attracted to and surrounded by sadness and hopelessness.


Left me alone I grew up amongst a dying breed
I was abandoned and grew up among a generation of people who were doomed to fail.


Inside mind couldn't find a place ta rest
My mind was constantly struggling, and I could not find a sense of peace or comfort anywhere.


Untill I got that Thug Life tatted on my chest
I found a sense of identity and belonging when I got the tattoo of 'Thug Life' on my chest.


Tell me can ya feel me?
Do you understand the struggles and pain that I have experienced in my life?


I'm not liven in tha Past, You wanna last
I am not dwelling on my past mistakes, and if you want to be successful, you shouldn't be either.


Be tha first ta blast, remember Kato
In order to defend yourself and your community from violence, you must be the first one to take action. We should never forget Kato, who was killed due to senseless violence.


No longer with us he's deseased
Kato is no longer with us and has passed away.


Call on tha sirens, I seem him murdered in tha streets
I witnessed violent crimes, and I've seen the aftermath of people being killed on the streets.


Now rest in peace
I hope Kato, and all those who have passed before him, are resting in peace.


Is there heaven for a 'G'?
Is there a place in heaven for someone like me, who has lived a life of violence and crime?


Remember me, so many homies in the cemetary
Remember me and all of my friends who have died and are now buried in the cemetery.


Lord
I address God.


I suffer through tha years
I have experienced a lot of suffering throughout my life.


And shed so many tears
I have cried so many tears because of the pain and hardships I have faced in my life.


Now that i'm strugglin' in this business
Now that I am struggling in the music industry.


By any means, label me greedy gettin green
I will do whatever it takes to succeed, even if it means being labeled as greedy and only focused on making money.


But seldom seen
Even though I am chasing success, I rarely get to enjoy it or be seen by others.


And fuck tha world cuz i'm cursed
I feel cursed and have a negative outlook on the world.


I'm havin visions of leaven here in a hurse
I am having visions of dying and leaving this world in a coffin.


God can ya feel me?
I ask God if he can understand what I am going through and help me.


Take me away from all tha pressure and all tha pain
I want to be relieved of all the stress and suffering I feel.


Show me some happiness again
I want to experience happiness again, which has been absent from my life for some time.


I'm goin' blind
I feel like I am losing sight of what's important in my life.


I spend my time in this cell, ain't livin' well
I feel trapped in my current situation, and my quality of life is suffering as a result.


I know my destiny is hell, where did I fail?
I already feel like I am destined to go to hell, and I question where I went wrong in my life.


My life is in denial
I am unable to come to terms with my reality.


And when I Die, babtised in Eternal Fire
When I die, I fear that I will be punished forever in the afterlife.


Now i'm lost and i'm weary
I feel lost and tired.


So many tears, i'm suicidal, so don't stand near me
I have cried so much that I am now having suicidal thoughts, so please don't be near me.


My every move is a compilated step
Everything I do feels like a complicated and difficult step.


Ta bring me closer
To bring me closer to what I want to achieve.


To embrace an early death now there's nothing left
I am prepared to accept death at any moment since I feel like I have nothing to live for.


There was no mercy on tha streets
Things were very rough and merciless on the streets.


I couldn't rest
I was never able to find peace or rest in that environment.


I'm barely standing, bout to go to pieces, screaming peace
I am close to falling apart and screaming for peace.


And though my soul was deleted, I couldn't see it
Even though I was empty and lost, I couldn't understand or recognize it at the time.


I had my mind full of demons tryin' ta break free
My mind was plagued with negative thoughts and emotions, which were trying to escape constantly.


They planted seeds and they hatched sparking tha flame
The negative thoughts and emotions had been planted long ago and have now taken root, and the flame of negativity is now growing stronger.


Inside my brain like a match, such a dirty game
Just like a match can light a fire, the negative thoughts in my brain can also do the same, causing pain and suffering.


No memories, just misery
I have no good memories to comfort me, only sadness and suffering.


Painting a picture of my enemies killing me in my sleep
I am afraid of being attacked and killed by the people who hate me, even in my sleep.


Will I survive till' tha morning ta see tha sun
I wonder if I will survive through the night to see the light of the new day?


Please lord forgive me for my sins
I ask God for forgiveness for my past mistakes and wrongdoings.


Cause here I come...
I am trying to face my problems and come out stronger and better.


Lord knows i've tried, been a witness ta homicide
The Lord knows I have tried my best, and I have witnessed violent deaths in my community.


Drive-bys taken lives, little kids die
Drive-by shootings have resulted in the loss of many lives, including innocent children.


Wonder why as I walk by
I wonder why these tragedies are happening in my community as I walk around and see the devastation.


Broken hearted as I glance at tha chaulk line, gettin' high
I am saddened as I look at the markings on the pavement where someone has been killed, and the only way I can deal with this pain is by getting high.


This ain't tha life for me
I understand that this isn't the kind of life that I want for myself, and I want to change it.


I wanna change
I want to change my life for the better.


But ain't no future right for me
I feel like there is no future for me, no matter how hard I try to change.


I'm stuck in tha game
I am trapped in the cycle of crime and violence that exists in my community.


I'm trapped inside a maze
I am lost and confused about how to get out of this situation.


See this Tangaray influenced me ta gettin crazy
The alcohol has influenced me to act more recklessly and dangerously.


Disillusioned lately
I have lost faith and become cynical about life recently.


I've been really wanting babies
I have been wanting to have children and start a family.


So I could see a part of me that wasn't always shady
I want to see a better version of myself in my children, someone who isn't always involved in negative activities.


Don't trust my lady
I don't fully trust my partner because of the negative influence of our environment.


Cause she's a product of this poison, i'm hearen noises
My partner has also been affected by the negative influences of our environment, and I am hearing strange noises because of how paranoid I am.


Think she's fucken on my boys, can't take no more
I am paranoid that my partner is cheating on me with my friends, and I can't handle the stress anymore.


Beggin' for tha Lord ta let me in Heavens door
I am begging God to forgive me and let me into heaven when I die.


I lost so many peers
I have lost many friends and acquaintances to violence and death.


And shed so many tears
As a result of these losses, I have cried many tears and experienced a lot of sadness.


I suffered through tha years
I have experienced a lot of pain and suffering throughout my life.




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