R.I.P Ms. Afeni Shakur
Listening to Tupac as a child, helped me realize that I wasn't the only person in the world, with problems and the older I got the more I realized everyone in the world has problems with their own mother. One of my favorites songs by the late Legend Tupac, is Dear Mama. As Tupac, shares the pain about the relationship between his mother, he also shed light of it, showing gratitude through it all. From his childhood to early adulthood, allowing everyone to relate.
Ms. Shakur, passing the week of mothers day holiday, is no surprise to me. It awakens me again to continue to have a healthy relationship with my own. It brings about the same gratitude as he shared for her. Boy I know its great to be reunited with her son, the worlds legend.
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things 1 Corinthians 13:11
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
Ain't a woman alive that could take my mama's place
Suspended from school, and scared to go home, I was a fool
With the big boys, breaking all the rules
I shed tears with my baby sister
Over the years we was poorer than the other little kids
And even though we had different daddy's, the same drama
When things went wrong we'd blame mama
I reminisce on the stress I caused, it was hell
Hugging on my mama from a jail cell
And who'd think in elementary?
Hey! I see the penitentiary, one day
And running from the police, that's right
Mama catch me, put a whooping to my backside
And even as a crack fiend, mama