Sam asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicLyrics · 1 decade ago

what does the song "gangsta's paradise" mean?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    to get an answer to that question you have to read the lyrics and analize

    As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death

    I take a look at my life and realize there's nothing left

    Cause I've been blastin and laughing so long that

    Even my mama thinks that my mind is gone

    But I ain't never crossed a man that didn't deserve it

    He be treated like a punk, you know that's unheard of

    You better watch how you talking, and where you walking

    Or you and your homies might be lined in chalk

    I really hate to trip, but I gotta loc

    As they croak I see myself in the pistol smoke, fool

    I'm the kinda G that little homies wanna be like

    On my knees in the night

    Sayin' prayers in the street light

    been spending most our lives

    Living in a Gangsta's Paradise

    been spending most our lives

    Living in a Gangsta's Paradise

    keep spending most our lives

    Living in a Gangsta's Paradise

    keep spending most our lives

    Living in a Gangsta's Paradise

    Forgot the situation, they got me facin

    I can't live a normal life, I was raised by the street

    So I gotta be down with the hood team

    Too much television watchin' got me chasin dreams

    I'm a educated fool, with money on my mind

    Got my ten in my hand and a gleam in my eye

    I'm a loced-out gangsta, set-trippin banger

    And my homies is down, so don't arouse my anger, fool

    Death ain't nothing but a heart beat away

    I'm livin life do-or-die ah, what can I say?

    I'm twenty-three now will I live to see twenty-fo'?

    The way things are goin I don't know

    Tell me why are we -- so blind to see

    That the ones we hurt -- are you and me

    been spending most their lives

    Living in the Gangsta's Paradise

    been spending most their lives

    Living in the Gangsta's Paradise

    keep spending most our lives

    Living in the Gangsta's Paradise

    keep spending most our lives

    Living in the Gangsta's Paradise

    Power and the money, money and the power

    Minute after minute, hour after hour

    Everybody's running, but half of them ain't lookin

    What's goin on in the kitchen, but I don't know what's cookin

    They say I got ta learn, but nobody's here to teach me

    If they can't understand it, how can they reach me?

    I guess they can't -- I guess they won't

    I guess they frontin that's why I know my life is out of luck, fool

    thave been spending most their lives

    Living in the Gangsta's Paradise

    thave been spending most their lives

    Living in the Gangsta's Paradise

    we keep spending most our lives

    Living in the Gangsta's Paradise

    we keep spending most our lives

    Living in the Gangsta's Paradise

    Tell me why are we -- so blind to see

    That the ones we hurt -- are you and me

    Tell me why are we -- so blind to see

    That the ones we hurt -- are you and me

    Tell me why are we -- so blind to see

    That the ones we hurt -- are you and me

    Tell me why are we -- so blind to see

    That the ones we hurt -- are you and me

    ah ah ah ah ah ah

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It means that coolio got a grammy for 1995. But seriously... just listen to the lyrics. It's meant to be a criticism of the violence and tragedy of the "gangsta" life. It talks about all the losses and pain that come from the gangsta life style and try to draw attention to the problems with the way society is turning. it's a social commentary.

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  • 3 years ago

    Gangsta Paradise Lyrics

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  • sashi
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Gangsters Paradise Lyrics

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  • 4 years ago

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    the real test of a gangsta is whether or not they baked those cookies from scratch or just used pre-mix. Martha Stewart.. SHE gangsta

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  • 1 decade ago

    idiot..god its about a gangsta who wants a normal life

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  • 4 years ago

    your all dumb it is about des nuts

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