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Coolio - Gangstas Paradise chords

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                          Gangstas Paradise - Coolio
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Max Wynne
No capo. None of the other versions of the song sounded like the original so I 
thought I'd do my own tab, and this sounds very accurate, especially if you play 
along with the original song.
So it's basically these 4 chords played throughout the whole song, enjoy :)




     [ch]G#maj[/ch]      Fm       G         Cm
e|----4----------1-------3----------3----------------------------------------------|
B|----4----------1-------3----------4----------------------------------------------|
G|----5----------1-------4----------5----------------------------------------------|
D|----6----------3-------5----------5----------------------------------------------|
A|----6----------3-------5----------3----------------------------------------------|
E|----4----------1-------3----------x----------------------------------------------|

Intro: [ch]G#maj[/ch]   Fm    G    Cm

Verse:

[ch]G#maj[/ch]                       Fm
As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death
         G                      Cm
I take a look at my life and realize there's nothin' left
      [ch]G#maj[/ch]                   Fm
Cause I've been blasting and laughing so long,
     G                        Cm
That even my mama thinks that my mind is gone
            [ch]G#maj[/ch]                      Fm
But I ain't never crossed a man that didn't deserve it
    G                                    Cm
Me be treated like a punk you know that's unheard of
  [ch]G#maj[/ch]                           Fm
You better watch how you're talking and where you're walking
   G                          Cm
Or you and your homies might be lined in chalk
  [ch]G#maj[/ch]                   Fm
I really hate to trip but I gotta loc
        G                       Cm
As they croak, I see myself in the pistol smoke, fool
[ch]G#maj[/ch]                    Fm
I'm the kinda G the little homies wanna be like
      G                       Cm
On my knees in the night saying prayers in the streetlight

Chorus:

[ch]G#maj[/ch]       Fm                     G             Cm
Been spending most their lives, living in the gangsta's paradise
[ch]G#maj[/ch]          Fm                     G             Cm
Been spending most their lives, living in the gangsta's paradise
[ch]G#maj[/ch]      Fm                     G             Cm
Keep spending most our lives, living in the gangsta's paradise
[ch]G#maj[/ch]         Fm                     G             Cm
Keep spending most our lives, living in the gangsta's paradise

Verse: -- Play the same chord sequence for the rest of the song--

 
Look at the situation they got me facin'
I can't live a normal life, I was raised by the streets
So I gotta be down with the hood team
Too much television watching got me chasing dreams
I'm an educated fool with money on my mind
Got my 10 in my hand and a gleam in my eye
I'm a loc'd out gangsta set trippin' banger
And my homies is down so don't arouse my anger, fool
Death ain't nothing but a heartbeat away,
I'm living life, do or die, what can I say
I'm 23 now, but will I live to see 24
The way things are going I don't know

Tell me why are we so blind to see
That the ones we hurt are you and me

Chorus: 

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

Verse:

Power and the money, money and the power
Minute after minute, hour after hour
Everybody's running, but half of them ain't looking
What's going on in the kitchen, but I don't know what's cookin'
They say I gotta 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 front, that's why I know my life is out of luck, fool

Chorus: 

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

Tell me why are we so blind to see
That the one's we hurt are you and me
Tell me why are we so blind to see
That the one's we hurt are you and me
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