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Tupac Makes the Vatican’s Cut

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Posted on Dec 7, 2009

It’s kind of sweetly dorky, like your grandpa finally figuring out how to use his iPod or something, but the Vatican has apparently discovered the late hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur and has gone so far as to include one of his songs, “Changes,” among a lineup of eight tunes on “The Vatican’s Playlist” (which has its own MySpace page!).  —KA

Click here to see the Holy See’s musical MySpace page (via Perez Hilton).

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By Samson, December 9, 2009 at 9:37 am Link to this comment

The Bruce Hornsby song that’s the base of the music of this piece is pretty cool too!

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By Dr. Taam, December 8, 2009 at 2:54 pm Link to this comment
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I refuse to look at the vatican’s “playlist”. but isn’t it odd that they DO have one? while the Nazi Pope condemns all that is fun in the world on one hand, he’s diddling boys whilst rocking to Tupac on the other? Very odd indeed. I find this list to be highly suspect.

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By Glen Wayne, December 8, 2009 at 2:18 pm Link to this comment

Yuletide Joy     ePie     December 8th, 2009

Do them…. for all it’s worth
for it’s Yuletide joy
bring on ‘little boy’
or a ‘fat man’ with gold sac; ‘Say hoy’

Give me a bang for every buck
that’s not into random luck
a faceless f**k
a nine iron:  ‘duck’

A trillion big bang cluster
of dew drops in the fog
perfectly rounded
all porky and flu bounded.

A war without the dog
a wag without a cog

Just tuck me in the spritz
suck me while I log into
the freed man night post
all crispy and cool
longing for pursuit
diced dogma
a flush of carrots
and cherubs singing;
‘Hark the herald devils bling’..

Sing the song of wingless worth
Sing Blitzen
Sing bomber without a berth.

Good tidings to all
may you squirt zipless
lipless nothings
changeless and choice less
president Brand O ...voice less;
the long necked squirt
another dither shirt
framing bangs for every buck
Lady Lola,.. jack the frost
hoary lies in waiting..
the big bang cluster f**k

Merry Christmas

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By ardee, December 8, 2009 at 12:38 pm Link to this comment

Regardless of the Vatican playlist the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, his music and his poetry, were socially relevent and quite moving as well.

I own a small book of his poetry, released by his mother after his assassination, and reread it frequently.

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By Jason, December 7, 2009 at 8:14 pm Link to this comment

Is it sweetly dorky when the Vatican’s man touches little boys?

PR it up people.

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