Baby Don't Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)

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"Baby Don't Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)"
2Pac + Outlawz - Baby Don't Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II).jpg
Single by 2Pac and Outlawz featuring H.E.A.T.
from the album Still I Rise
ReleasedOctober 28, 1999
FormatCD single, 12"
Recorded1995-96 (2Pac's vocals), 1998-99 (Production, guest vocals, and mixing)
GenreHip hop
Amaru Entertainment
Death Row Records
Songwriter(s)Tupac Shakur
2Pac singles chronology
"Unconditional Love"
"Baby Don't Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)"
"Who Do U Believe In"
Music video
“Baby Don't Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)” on YouTube

"Baby Don't Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)" is a posthumous single by 2Pac and the Outlawz from the album Still I Rise. It features pop band H.E.A.T., E.D.I. Mean of Outlawz, Young Noble and others. It charted at #72 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Music video[edit]

The video made for the song was shot during September 1–3, 1999, and is the only song from the album to have a music video. The song shows the Outlawz performing and features footage of Keep Ya Head Up.

Track listing[edit]

  1. LP Version
  2. Soulshock & Karlin Remix Dirty Version
  3. Instrumental
  4. Acappella


Chart (2000) Peak
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[1] 22
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[2] 35
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[3] 55
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 72
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[5] 36