Lookin' for role models
Our father figures is bases

from 2Pac (Ft. Outlawz) – They Don't Give A Fuck About Us Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

2Pac is making an emphasis on the lack of role-models in the colored community, drawing an example by stating that for most of his peers their actual father or father figures are indeed “Base-heads” in other words drug addicts.

Therefore, what can be expected of 2Pac’s peers, their given no guidance in a racist society and placed in disadvantaged socio-economic conditions — all of which is a combustible mix.

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