Yo Yo Interviews
On your first single, "Iz It Still All Good,"
you speak on the loss of Tupac Shakur. Do you remember where you
were when you learned of Tupac's death?
His family called me
when he was in the hospital. I flew up there immediately. They had
security up there and at first they wouldn't let me see him.
So you were good
friends with Pac?
I was very close to
Pac and his family. I went in there and oh... [ she fans her eyes
trying not to cry ]. I hate even thinking about it, girl. It was
something else. [pauses] His head was as big as a watermelon. I
hate thinking about that. Everytime I hear his music, I always think,
"damn Pac, damn." God, that was something else, girl.
I was in there asking him, "Pac can you hear me?" I was
looking up under the covers. Me and Pac were close. So I was looking
up under the covers and I asked what happened to his finger, 'cause
one of his figners, his middle finger was shot off. I was like,
"Pac can you hear me?" He shook his head.
Yes. I said you know
I love you, right. And he shook his head. I started crying and praying
over him. I was crying my heart out. His eyes were closed. And the
guard said, "you gotta leave, Pac has to get his rest."
And Pac was like, "uhm, uhm...uhm, uhm." And I was like,
"he don't want me to leave. He don't want me to go." And
then Pac opened his eyes. I swear to God, he opened his eyes. At
first I could only see the white part of his eyes. Then he looked
at me. And he was like, "uhm, uhm, uhm." And I couldn't
understand. And I was like, "look he don't want us to go."
And I swear to God he was trying to tell me something. We stayed
twenty more minutes, then they made us go.
The next day, I went
to go see him and I told his mom that I was leaving because I knew
he was gonna be all right. I got home and his sister called my cellphone
and the phone kept hanging up. I called up to the hospital and they
wouldn't let me speak to nobody. I was like, "Is Pac dead?
Did he die?" Girl, I was going crazy. They told me Pac died
in the room by himself. Everytime I think about it, I think he was
trying to tell me something. When I get to heaven I'm going to ask
him, "What were you trying to tell me?" I'll never forget