Got the spirit of a thug in me

from 2Pac – Lord Knows Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He can’t let go of the ways that are apart of him.

THUG LIFE
1) acronym for “The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everyone”. This acronyn was made popular by American rap artist 2Pac.

2) The Codes Of Thug Life where a set of codes written by 2Pac. The codes where designed to give order to the rise of gang violence and drug dealing. It made certain immoral actions, against the code which, would become a code of the street.
These codes where signed by heads from the Bloods and Crips at a peace treaty picnic called the Truc Picnic, in California in 1992.

3) Thug Life was a rap group formed by 2Pac which consisted of him and 4 others: Mopreme, Macadoshis, Big Syke, and The Rated R
After 2Pac was imprisoned on rape allegations the rappers would disband. Some would regroup after 2Pac’s release and signing with Death Row Records and form the beginning of rap group called Tha Outlawz.

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