We could feature many tracks from the rapper whose untimely death at the hands of a still at large assailant/s has seen his ‘legend’ status rise exponentially with classics like Changes (1998). This cut (recorded in 1992) featured a tight hook and chorus-it did in many respects see Pac step away from his gangsta image for a brief moment. In the track Pac expounds socio-political bars exploring issues prevalent to a marginalised black American community-this was of course at the height of a narrative many of Pac’s peers also covered-injustice by a malevolent American government.
So while the love for said prior track is strong, we lavish superlatives on a track which sees Pac display another side of his character with Do For Love which heavily samples* Bobby Caldwell’s** What You Won’t Do For Love (1978). The track produced by 90’s super producers Soulshock and Karlin (think Brandy, Luther Vandross) sees Pac explore his own relationship/s detailing that whole to and fro in any relationship where issues of; jealously, baby mamma dramas, the natural ebb and flow of love come to the fore. For sure in a self-admission he states he is a ‘sucka for love’. While the content certainly borders on the serious, ultimately that signature 90’s rnb sound and Pac’s melodious flow turns this track into a classic summer jam requiring heavy amounts of lip-syncing.