It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.

Please ensure you are using the latest Flash Player.


If you are unable or do not wish to upgrade your Flash Player,
please try a different browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
More Info
No Thanks
Your Pandora One trial will expire shortly.
Restore
Close
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
Upgrade Now
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
More Info
No Thanks
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
 Upgrade  sign up   |   help   |  
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

Free personalized radio that
plays the music you love

Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
Buy

Dear Mama

Lyrics

You are appreciated

When I was young me and my mama had beef
Seventeen years old kicked out on the streets
Though back at the time, I never thought I'd see her face
full lyrics
You are appreciated

When I was young me and my mama had beef
Seventeen years old kicked out on the streets
Though back at the time, I never thought I'd see her face
full lyrics

Features of This Track

west coast rap roots
exaggerated enunciation
gangsta rap attitude
r&b influences
headnodic beats
consistent rhyme patterns
use of vocal counterpoint
a poetic rap delivery
lyrics that tell a story
the use of chordal patterning
a tight kick sound
melodic part writing
a slow moving bass line
use of electric pianos
subtle use of electric keys
electric guitars
a dry recording sound
radio friendly stylings
lyrics by a rap icon
production by a famous producer

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

show more

Comments

Report as inappropriate
Love you Mama
Report as inappropriate
L.0.vEv.0.L :-*
Report as inappropriate
Yeah uts goid
Report as inappropriate
Best song ever
Report as inappropriate
Rip
Report as inappropriate
I love you song!!!
Report as inappropriate
2PAC IZ & ALWAYZ WILL BE DA BEST RAPPER DA WORLD HAZ EVER SEEN!! MF LEGEND N**GAZ 4SHO!!
Report as inappropriate
Such a sad and beautiful song!! RIP FOREVER LOVED!!!
Report as inappropriate
R.I.P Tupac I will forever love this song
Report as inappropriate
Love this song Rip 2pac and his mom
Report as inappropriate
♥♥♥
Report as inappropriate
Through the drama I could always depend on my mama... So true
Report as inappropriate
STOP SPAMMING!!!! ! ! !
Report as inappropriate
R. I. P my n**ga 2pac may your legacy with music go on thro out all time
Report as inappropriate
I hope both my bios dead
Report as inappropriate
I love this side of Tupac. The softer, intelligent side that told a story and showed someone the life others may have lived. All his raps will stand the test of time. This will stand the test of time. SIP
Report as inappropriate
Wished my moma was.? ?
Report as inappropriate
I love this song. RIP 2pac
Report as inappropriate
You are appreciated. Poet and rapper. Crazy mix but he made it work. RIP Pac
Report as inappropriate
Appreciated
Report as inappropriate
Poetic!
Report as inappropriate
2Pac knew it!.....this generation has .
Grown to it!!!....the future holds it!!!!!..... W E ALL EXPRESS IT..,..DEAR MA-MA!!!!!
Report as inappropriate
This song is the real life he LIVED !!! So God bless his soul...I say that bcz he ALWAYS BEEN a poet an this SONG says it all!! PEOPLE don't get his soft SIDE!!! I'm a a white woman an everyone has a STORYLINE ...Some good ,,bad or ya FIGHTING for ur life!! Basically ya do what u GATTA DO to survive... He was the best but was trying not to show his pain an soon as showed it...well u use ur imaginations ! ! ! It's a doggy doggy world out there... So don't ever JUDGE untill u walk in SOME ONES SHO
Report as inappropriate
This song so sad
Report as inappropriate
I never did understand the verse where he said " it feels good putting money in your mailbox "
Who does that ? I put my money everywhere except the mailbox, i ain't trying to get jacked.
Report as inappropriate
Commencement
Report as inappropriate
I always decaited this song to my grandma because she raised me not my parents
Report as inappropriate
grandmother1 9 5 6
This song this song and Tupac a young man that always touched my soul
Report as inappropriate
R. I. P. To My Great Grandma Happy Mother's Day Even Tho Im Super Late
Report as inappropriate
I LOVE YOU MOM
Report as inappropriate
Miss you mommy
Report as inappropriate
Dear mama rip
Report as inappropriate
flykid1987
Man I'm trying not to be sad can't believe his mom is now gone too but aleast she's with her son now
Report as inappropriate
missing my mama
Report as inappropriate
I luv this song it reminds me of my momma RIP
Report as inappropriate
Happy Mother's Day
Report as inappropriate
Happy mothers day
Report as inappropriate
Rip 2pac
Report as inappropriate
Rip tupac and his mom
Report as inappropriate
RIP
Report as inappropriate
rip
Report as inappropriate
This song is amazing.love d it even when it was a hit single in the 90s.
Report as inappropriate
You 2 are now back with each other R.I.P to both of you.
Report as inappropriate
RIP ���� Mama
Report as inappropriate
R.I.P. Afeni Shakur. Dear Mama spoke to so many people. Lines like "the road got tough youre alone, trying to raise 2 bad kids on your own" and "poor single mother on welfare" felt like Pac could relate to exactly to my childhood. One of those songs that get you emotional.
Report as inappropriate
Dear mama I love til life
Report as inappropriate
Dear Mama your baby boy love u very much
Report as inappropriate
Love u guys too
Report as inappropriate
Idc what u do still love u ma
Report as inappropriate
Love you momma
Show more

Don't have a Pandora account? Sign up

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

It looks like your browser does not support modern SSL/TLS. Please upgrade your browser.

If you need help, please email: pandora-support@pandora.com.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[116, 88, 68, 87, 125, 126, 123, 112, 78, 85, 80, 65, 114, 83, 113, 75, 98, 93, 72, 119, 115, 116, 103, 75, 68, 110, 112, 69, 75, 105, 114, 112, 103, 101, 122, 119, 80, 110, 71, 103, 123, 118, 84, 97, 69, 70, 106, 66, 111, 100, 127, 70, 97, 99, 81, 85, 75, 79, 64, 76, 105, 124, 112, 86, 73, 93, 85, 110, 125, 108, 124, 87, 82, 126, 94, 113, 70, 109, 91, 96, 76, 116, 83, 75, 107, 92, 70, 95, 120, 86, 110, 109, 109, 76, 119, 92, 78, 64, 123, 123, 87, 86, 77, 82, 90, 73, 88, 108, 89, 78, 79, 93, 85, 67, 88, 88, 126, 124, 127, 122, 111, 111, 97, 68, 111, 84, 79, 81, 100, 81, 89, 106, 90, 67, 125, 68, 120, 106, 120, 123, 122, 74, 96, 121, 66, 111, 80, 122, 95, 64, 85, 90, 90, 104, 83, 125, 99, 90, 98, 81, 90, 68, 89, 103, 106, 72, 123, 73, 114, 113, 96, 87, 103, 103, 88, 70, 71, 82, 126, 122, 94, 96, 92, 116, 75, 122, 102, 124, 115, 114, 108, 86, 81, 111, 118, 124, 102, 119, 82, 90, 100, 121, 72, 115, 74, 90, 89, 83, 123, 84, 110, 105, 121, 124, 95, 72, 102, 94, 79, 65, 106, 96, 123, 68, 83, 85, 98, 105, 123, 66, 100, 118, 124, 80, 92, 123, 76, 71, 99, 83, 65, 120, 85, 73, 124, 127, 104, 111, 96, 92, 72, 81, 75, 110, 105, 125, 107, 107, 74, 114, 71, 96, 107, 104, 105, 113, 101, 82, 98, 122, 100, 113, 127, 99, 107, 70, 91, 72, 125, 88, 66, 106, 92, 88, 66, 96, 103, 111, 102, 126, 104, 65, 126, 79, 73, 125, 83, 89, 99, 118, 126, 80, 95, 95, 76, 98, 86, 82, 67, 78, 88, 80, 64, 69, 119, 73, 125, 88, 115, 114, 88, 80, 119, 69, 100, 86, 99, 101, 66, 97, 118, 89, 65, 107, 106, 73, 114, 114, 82, 67, 101, 78, 89, 113, 85, 85, 83, 68, 94, 85, 109, 90, 67, 86, 113, 94, 65, 107, 72, 124, 86, 126, 120, 91, 78, 71, 119, 70, 107, 112, 113, 92, 124, 105, 125, 93, 125, 83, 97, 107, 89, 117, 92, 84, 73, 110, 119, 70, 109, 83, 96, 122, 100, 72, 100, 74, 96, 92, 120, 120, 105, 99, 73, 93, 72, 87, 126, 101, 102, 115, 88, 73, 101, 121, 127, 64, 67, 116, 121, 79, 88, 106, 104, 88, 104, 97, 108, 114, 125, 103, 84, 94, 94, 102, 71, 117, 75, 69, 67, 114, 127, 80, 125, 97, 96, 89, 89, 84, 83, 84, 76, 84, 104, 102, 127, 82, 93, 93, 96, 119, 112, 125, 105, 83, 83, 98, 109, 126, 112, 69, 122, 103, 78, 101, 78, 85, 65, 96, 82, 119, 108, 117, 68, 67, 85, 123, 111, 97, 108, 92, 68, 73, 95, 66, 111, 76, 117, 121, 109, 91, 126, 113, 122, 127, 86, 122, 107, 110, 125, 71, 66, 108]