1. 2Pac - "Keep Ya Head Up" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "And since we all came from a womanGot our name from a woman and our game from a womanI wonder why we take from our womenWhy we rape our women, do we hate our women?I think it's time to kill for our womenTime to heal our women, be real to our womenAnd if we don't we'll have a race of babiesThat will hate the ladies, that make the babiesAnd since a man can't make oneHe has no right to tell a woman when and where to create oneSo will the real men get upI know you're fed up ladies, but you gotta keep your head up" 2. 2Pac - "Baby Don't Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "Baby please don't cry, you got to keep your head upEven when the road is hard, never give up" 3. Method Man - "All I Need" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "You're all that I need, I'll be there for youIf you keep it real with me, I'll keep it real with youLoving your whole schemes, it be in there booOn top of that you got the good power, you...Shorty I'm there for you anytime you need meFor real girl, it's me in your world, believe me" 4. Jay Z (Feat. Beyonce) - "03 Bonnie and Clyde" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "All I need in this life of sin, is me and my girlfriend. 5. Blackstar - "Brown Skin Lady" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "You know what?Without makeup you're beautifulWhatcha you need to paint the next face forWe're not dealin with the European standard of beauty tonightTurn off the TV and put the magazine awayIn the mirror tell me what you seeSee the evidence of divine presence" 6. Drake - "Look What You've Done" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "You love me, and I love you, and your heart hurts, mine does tooAnd it's just words and they cut deep but it's our world, it's just us twoBut I could do anything, you said that, and you meant thatYou took me places, you spent that, they said no, we went backChecks bounce but we bounce backI put all the money in your accounts backAnd I thank you, I don't where I'd really be without that,It worked out man, you deserve it" 7. Snoop Dogg - "I Love My Momma" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "She the queen in my life, and I'mma make sure she gon' shine againShe taught me everything" 8. Common - "The Light" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "I know your heart is weathered by what studs did to youI ain't gon' assault em cause I probably did it tooBecause of you, feelings I handle with careSome niggas recognize the light but they can't handle the glare" 9. Reflection Eternal - "Four Women" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "Livin' a century, the strength of her memoriesFelt like an angel had been sent to meShe lived from nigger to colored to negro to blackTo afro then african-american and right back to niggerYou figure she'd be bitter in the twilightBut she alright, cuz she done seen the circle of life yo" 10. Jay Z - "Glory" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "False alarms and false startsAll made better by the sound of your heart...Life is a gift, love, open it upYou're a child of destinyYou're the child of my destinyYou're my child with the child from Destiny's ChildThat's a hell of a recipeGlory! Glory!" 11. Beastie Boys - "Sure Shot" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "I want to say a little something that's long overdueThe disrespect to the women has got to be throughTo all the mothers and the sisters and the wives and friendsI want to offer my love and respect to the end" 12. T.I. (feat. Keri Hilson) - "Got Your Back" View this video on YouTube youtube.com "Just wanna let you that we appreciate itEverything you do for us on a day to dayAnd I know we don't show you all the time but we lucky that you oursNo bouquet of flowersCould ever show how much we know we need youWe do, all that's in our power just to please you." 13. J. Cole - "Crooked Smile View this video on YouTube youtube.com "To all the women with the flaws, know it's hard my darlingYou wonder why you're lonely and your man's not callingYou keep falling victim cause you're insecureAnd when I tell you that you're beautiful you can't be sureCause he don't seem to want you back and it's got you askingSo all you see is what you lacking, not what you packingTake it from a man that loves what you gotAnd baby girl you're a star, don't let 'em tell you you're not"