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Tupac’s Official Single & Promos

If My Homie Calls (Promo CD)
If My Homie Calls (Radio Mix)

Interscope PRCD 4670

Brenda’s Got A Baby (Promo CD)
Brenda’s Got A Baby (LP Version)
If My Homie Calls (LP Version)
If My Homie Calls (Instrumental)
Interscope PRCD 4404-2

Representin’ 93
Representin’ 93 (LP Version)
5 Deadly Venomz (LP Version)
Interscope PR 5028

I Get Around (Promo CD)
I Get Around (Extra Extra Clean Version)
Interscope PRCD 5188

I Get Around (Promo CD)
I Get Around (LP Version)
I Get Around (7″ Remix)
Interscope PRCD 5105

I Get Around / Keep Ya Head Up
I Get Around (LP Version)
Keep Ya Head Up (Radio Mix)
Interscope DMD 1990

Keep Ya Head Up (Promo CD)
Keep Ya Head Up (Edit)
Keep Ya Head Up (LP version)
Keep Ya Head Up (Vibe Tribe Remix)
Interscope PRCD 5317

Papa’z Song (Promo CD)
Papa’z Song (Radio Single)
Papa’z Song (Long Version Extra Clean)
Interscope PRCD 5534

Pour Out A Little Liquor “Thug Life” (Promo CD)
Pour Out A Little Liquor (Radio Version)
Pour Out A Little Liquor (LP version)
Pour Out A Little Liquor (Madukey Mix)
Pour Out A Little Liquor (Madukey Instrumental)
Interscope PRCD 5862

It Don’t Stop “Thug Life” (Promo CD)
It Don’t Stop (Radio Version)
Interscope PRCD 6224

How Long Will They Mourn Me?
“Thug Life” (Promo CD)

How Long Will They Mourn Me (Clean Version)
Interscope PRCD 6434

Dear Mama
(Promo CD)

Dear Mama (Radio Version)
Dear Mama (Xtra Clean Version)
Interscope PRCD 6093

Dear Mama [Remix] (Promo CD)
Dear Mama (Baby Mama Mix – Extra Clean Version)
Dear Mama (Big Mama Mix)
Dear Mama (Black Queen Club Mix)
Interscope PRCD 6190

So Many Tears (Promo CD)
So Many Tears (Key Of Z Radio Friendly Remix)
So Many Tears (Key Of Z Remix – Edit)
So Many Tears (Squeaky Clean Version)
So Many Tears (LP Version)
Interscope PRCD 6259

Temptations (Promo CD)
Temptations (Radio Edit)
Temptations (Battlecat Hip Hop Mix – Clean Edit)
Interscope PRCD 6376

California Love (Promo CD)
California Love (Short Radio Edit)
California Love (Long Radio Edit)
California Love (Short Remix Edit)
California Love (Long Remix Edit)
California Love (LP Instrumental)
California Love (Remix Instrumental)
Interscope DRPD 00001

How Do U Want It (Promo CD)
How Do U Want It (Clean Version)
How Do U Want It (Instrumental)
Death Row DRPD 00005

2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted
(Promo CD)

2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted (Clean Version)
2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted (Instrumental)
Death Row DRPD 00004

Toss It Up “Makaveli”
(Promo CD)

Toss It Up (Radio Edit)
Toss It Up (Instrumental)
Death Row DPRO 30096

To Live & Die In L.A
“Makaveli” (Promo CD)

To Live & Die In L.A (LP version)
Death Row/Interscope INT5P-6093

Hail Mary “Makaveli”
(Promo CD)

Hail Mary (Radio Edit)
Hail Mary (Radio Extended)
Hail Mary (LP Version)
Hail Mary (instrumental)
Death Row/Interscope INT5P-6119

White Man’z World “Makaveli”
(Promo CD)

White Man’z World (Radio Edit)
White Man’z World (Flava Radio Edit)
Death Row PRCD 1005

White Man’z World / Me and My Girlfriend “Makaveli”
(Promo CD)

White Man’z World (Radio Edit)
White Man’z World (Flava Radio Edit)
Me and My Girlfriend (Radio Edit)
Death Row PRCD 1007

Lost Souls (Promo CD)
Lost Souls (Clean Edit)
Lost Souls (LP Version)
Lost Souls (Instrumental)
Death Row DPRO 30230

I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto
(Promo CD)

I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto
-Soulpower Hip Hop Radio Mix
-Soulpower Hip Hop Instrumental
Amaru/Jive JDJ-42500-2

Thug Style / Hellrazor (Promo CD)
Thug Style (Clean Version)
Hellrazor (Clean Version)
Thug Style (Dirty Version)
Hellrazor (Dirty Version)
Amaru/Jive JDAB-42529-1

Death Row Records “INSIDE OUT” Compilation
(Promotional Radio CD)

Unconditional Love “2Pac”
(c/w: It Might Sound Crazy – Remix “Daz Dillinger”)
Death Row/Celestial Breakway BK CDP4003-2

Changes (Promo CD)
Changes (Radio Edit)
Changes (Album Version)
Death Row/Interscope INT5P-6488

God Bless the Dead (Promo CD)
God Bless the Dead (Extra Clean Version)
God Bless the Dead (Instrumental)
God Bless the Dead (LP Version)
Death Row/Interscope INT5P-6514

Unconditional Love (Promo CD)
Unconditional Love (Clean Version)
Unconditional Love (LP Version)
Death Row/Interscope INT5P-6516

Life Goes On (Promo CD)
Life Goes On (Radio Edit)
Life Goes On (Clean LP Version)
Death Row/Interscope INT5P-6577

The Chronic 2000
“featuring Tupac”-Limited Edition

Tear Drop (Unreleased)
Still I Rise (Unreleased)
Hell For A Hustler (Unreleased)
Secret Of Warz (Unreleased)
Interscope INT125P-7179

Who Do You Believe In (Promo CD)
Who Do You Believe In (Clean Version)
Who Do You Believe In (Instrumental)
Who Do You Believe In (LP Version)
Who Do You Believe In (Acappella)
Death Row SPRO 81235

Baby Don’t Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)
“2Pac + Outlawz” (Promo CD)

Baby Don’t Cry (Clean Version)
Baby Don’t Cry (LP Version)
Interscope INTR-10001-2

Hell 4 A Hustler / Homeboyz (Promo CD)
“2Pac + Outlawz”
Hell 4 A Hustler (Clean)
Hell 4 A Hustler (LP)
Hell 4 A Hustler (Instrumental)
Hell 4 A Hustler (A Cappella)
Interscope INT8P-6761

Baby Don’t Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II) (Promo CD)
Track Masters Remix
“2Pac + Outlawz”
Baby Don’t Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)
-Track Masters Remix Clean Version
-Track Masters Remix Dirty Version
-Track Masters Remix Instrumental
-Track Masters Remix A Cappella
Interscope INTR-10021-1,10020-2

Thug Nature (Promo CD)
Thug Nature (Radio Edit)
Thug Nature (LP Version)
Thug Nature (Instrumental)
Death Row DRCDP 22002

Until The End Of Time (Promo CD)
Until The End Of Time
-Clean Radio Edit
-LP Version
-Instrumental
Interscope INTR-10345-2

Letter 2 My Unborn (Promo CD)
Letter 2 My Unborn
Letter 2 My Unborn (Instrumental)
Interscope INTR-10443-2

2Pac Unreleased Remixes
Niggaz Nature Remix (Featuring Lil Mo)
Let Em Have It Remix (Featuring Left Eye)
Thug N U Thug N Me Remix (Featuring Kci & Jo Jo)
Niggaz Nature Remix (Instrumental)
Let Em Have It Remix (Instrumental)
Thug N U Thug N Me Remix (Instrumental)
Interscope INTR-10386

Thugz Mansion (Promo CD)
Thugz Mansion (Radio Edit Clean)
Thugz Mansion (Nas Acoustic Radio Edit Clean)
Interscope INTR-10879-2

Still Ballin’ (Promo CD)
Still Ballin’ (Clean)
Still Ballin’ (Instrumental)
Interscope INTR-10912-2

Life Goes On [Nu-Mixx] (Promo CD)
Life Goes On [Nu-Mixx] (Radio)
Life Goes On [Nu-Mixx] (Dirty)
2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted [Nu-Mixx] (Radio)
2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted [Nu-Mixx] (Dirty)
Death Row/KOCH KOC-DS-9530

Tupac’s Samples List

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2Pac – ‘Till My Dyin’ Day (Louchie Lou & Michie One – If I Was a Rich Girl)
2Pac – 4 My Niggas (George Benson – Breezin’)
2Pac – Against All Odds (Cameo – Skin I’m In)
2Pac – All About U + more (Cameo – Candy)
2Pac – All Eyez On Me (Linda Clifford – Never gonna stop)
2Pac – Amabitionz As A Ridah (The Champes – Tequila)
2Pac – Ballad Of A Dead Souljah (Curtis Mayfield – Little Child Running Wild)
2Pac – Better Days (Isley Brothers – Let’s fall in love)
2Pac – Brothaz At Armz (OG) (Bob marley – Zimbabwe)
2Pac – Brothers At Armz (Marvin Gaye – Falling In Love Again)
2Pac – Bury Me A G (Isley Brothers – Living For The Love Of You)
2Pac – California Love (Joe Cocker – Woman To Woman)
2Pac – California Love (RMX) (Kleeer – Intimate Connection)
2Pac – California Love (Ronnie Hudson – West Coast Pop Lock)
2Pac – California Love (Zapp & Roger Troutman – So Ruff, So Tuff)
2Pac – Can U Get Away (Frankie Beverly and Maze – Happy Feelin’s)
2Pac – Can U Get Away (Maze & Frankie Beverly – Happy Feelin’s)
2Pac – Cause I Had To + Happy Home (Grover Washington Jr – Just The Two Of Us)
2Pac – Changes (Bruce Hornsby – The Way It Is)
2Pac – Changes (Strafe – Set It Off)
2Pac – Check Out Time (Minnie Riperton – Baby, This Love I Have)
2Pac – Confessions (Isley brothers – Summer Breeze)
2Pac – Crooked Ass Nigga (Idris Muhammad – Crab Apple)
2Pac – Dear Mama (Joe Sample – In All My Wildest Dreams)
2Pac – Dear Mama (Spinners – Sadie)
2Pac – Definition Of A Thug Nigga (Willie Hutch – Brother’s gonna work it out)
2Pac – Definition Of A Thug Nigga (Donald Byrd – Wind Parade)
2Pac – Do 4 Love (OG) (Bill Withers & Grover Washington Jr. – Just The Two Of Us)
2Pac – Do For Love (Bobby Caldwell – What You Won’t Do For Love)
2Pac – Don’t Call Me , Bitch (P-Funk All-Stars – Pumping It Up & The O’Jay’s – Back Stabbers)
2Pac – Don’t Make Enemis With Me (Love Unlimited Orchestra – Makin Believe That It’s You)
2Pac – Don’t Stop The Music (Yarborough & Peoples – Don’t Stop The Music)
2Pac – Everything They Owe (Latin Alliance – What You See Is What You Get)
2Pac – Fade Me (D’Angelo – Lady)
2Pac – Fair Xchange (Original) (Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder )
2Pac – Friends (Original (Whodini – Friends)
2Pac – Fuck All Ya’ll (George Benson – Breezin’)
2Pac – Ghetto Gospel (Em’s Version) (Elton John – Indian Sunset)
2Pac – Ghetto Gospel (OG)(Tracy Chapman – Crossroads)
2Pac – Gotta Get Mine (Isley Brothers – Between The Sheets)
2Pac – Grab The Mic (Patrice Rushen – Givin’ It Up Is Givin’ It Up)
2Pac – Grab The Mic (Public Enemy – Caught, Can We Get A Witness)
2Pac – Heartz Of Men (George Clinton & The Parliament – Up For The Downstroke)
2Pac – Heartz Of Men (Prince – Darling Nikki)
2Pac – Heavy In The Game (SOS Band – Just Be Good To Me)
2Pac – High Speed (Tom Tom Club – Genius Of Love)
2Pac – Hit’em Up (Dennis Edwards Featuring Siedah Garrett – Don’t Look Any Further)
2Pac – Hold On Be Strong (Earth Wind & Fire – I’ll Write a Song For You)
2Pac – Hold Ya Head (James Ingram – How Do You Keep The Music Playing)
2Pac – Holler If U Hear Me (George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic – Atomic Dog)
2Pac – Holler If U Hear Me (Peoples Choice – Do It Any Way You Wanna)
2Pac – Holler If Ya Hear Me (George Clinton & Parliment Funkadelic – Get Off Your Ass And Jam)
2Pac – Holler If Ya Hear Me (Zapp – I heard It Through The Grapevine)
2Pac – How Do U Want It (Quincy Jones – Body Heat)
2Pac – I Ain’t Mad At Cha (Debarge – A Dream)
2Pac – I Get Around (Prince – The Ladder)
2Pac – I Get Around (Thunder & Lightning – Bumpin’ Bus Stop)
2Pac – I Get Around (Zapp & Roger – I can Make You Dance)
2Pac – I Get Around (Zapp & Roger Troutman – Computer Love)
2Pac – I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto (Cameo – Two Of Us)
2Pac – I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto (OG) (En Vogue – My Lovin)
2Pac – I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto + Black Starry Night (Zapp & Roger – Do It Roger)
2Pac – I’d Rather Be Ya Lover (Lou Donaldson – It’s Your Thing)
2Pac – I’m Getting Money (OG)(SOS Band – Even When You Sleep)
2Pac – If I Die 2nite + Gotta Get Mine (Betty Wright – Tonight Is The Night)
2Pac – If My Homie Calls (Dyke & the Blazers – Let a Woman be A Woman)
2Pac – If My Homie Calls (Hancock Herbie – Chamelion)
2Pac – If My Homie Calls (Wattstax, Soul Children – I Don’t Know What This World Is Coming To)
2Pac – If My Homies Call (Herbie Hancock – Fat Mama)
2Pac – Is It Cool 2 Fuck (The Time – Get It Up)
2Pac – Keep Ya Head Up (Five Stairsteps – Oooooh Child)
2Pac – Keep Ya Head Up (The Five Stairsteps – Ooh Child)
2Pac – Keep Ya Head Up (Zapp & Roger Troutman – Be Alright)
2Pac – Late Night (Donald Byrd – Wind Parade)
2Pac – Last Wordz (Ice Cube – Better Off Dead)
2Pac – Let Them Thangs Go (George Clinton And The Parliament Funkadelic – Flashlight)
2Pac – Let’s Get It On (Barry White – You’re the one I need)
2Pac – Letter 2 My Unborn (Michael Jackson – Liberian Girl)
2Pac – Lie 2 Kick It (James Brown – Funky President)
2Pac – Lie To Kick It (Bernard Wright – Haboglabotribin)
2Pac – Lie To Kick It (James Brown – Funky Drummer)
2Pac – Life Goes On (O’Jays – Brandy)
2Pac – Life Goes On (The O’jays – Brandy)
2Pac – Life Goes On + Pour Out A Little Liquor (The O’jays – Cry Together)
2Pac – Life’s So Hard (OG) (Led Zeppelin – Ten Years Gone)
2Pac – Lil Homies (OG) (John Lee Hooker, Santana – Chill Out)
2Pac – Lil’ Homies (Original) (Santana & John Lee Hooker – Chill Out)
2Pac – Lord Knows (Blackbyrds – All I Ask)
2Pac – Lost Souls (Roy Ayers – Everybody Loves The Sunshine)
2Pac – Lost Souls (The System – Don’t Disturb This Groove)
2Pac – Loyal To The Game (Cameo – Sparkle)
2Pac – Me Against The World (Minnie Riperton – Inside My Love)
2Pac – Me Against The World (Isaac Hayes – Walk On By)
2Pac – My Block (OG) (Isley Brothers – Don’t Say Goodnight)
2Pac – My Burnin Heart (Grover Washington, Jr. – Black Frost)
2Pac – Never Call U Bitch Again (OG Remake) (Switch – here’ll Never Be A Better Love)
2Pac – No More Pain – (Method Man – Bring The Pain)
2Pac – Nuthin But Love (OG) (Lakeside – Eveready Man)
2Pac – Nuthin But Love (Syl Johnson – Different Strokes)
2Pac – Old School (Soul Searchers – We Share)
2Pac – One Nation (Ice Cube & George Clinton – Bop Gun)
2Pac – Only God Can Judge Me (Kleeer – Tonight)
2Pac – Pac’s Life (Prince – Pop Life)
2Pac – Pac’s Theme (Buddy Guy & Junior Wells – Snatch It Back And Hold It)
2Pac – Pac’s Theme + Something 2 Die 4 (Curtis Mayfield – If There’s Hell Below)
2Pac – Pain (Earl Klugh – Living Inside Your Love)
2Pac – Papa’z Song (Bill Withers, Crusaders – Soul Shadows)
2Pac – Part Time Mutha (Stevie Wonder – Part-time Lover)
2Pac – Peep Game (Sly & The Family Stone – Sing A Simple Song)
2Pac – Peep Game (Public Enemy – Caught, Can We Get A Witness)
2Pac – Picture Me Rollin (Kool & The Gang – Winter Sadness)
2Pac – Play Your Cards Right (Alicia Myers – If You Play Your Cards Right)
2Pac – Playa Young Thugz (Michael Jackson – Pyt)
2Pac – R U Still Down (Curtis Mayfield with Fishbone – Hes a Fly Guy)
2Pac – Ratha Be Ya Nigga (Bootsy Collins – I’d Rather Be With You)
2Pac – Ready 4 What Ever (OG) (Gil Scott Heron, Brian Jackson – 1980)
2Pac – Rebel Of The Underground (The Honey Drippers – Impeach The President)
2Pac – Representin’93 (Joe Public – This one’s for you)
2Pac – Run The Streetz (Guy – Piece Of My Love)
2Pac – Runnin (Dyin 2 Live) (Edgar Winter Group – Dying To Live)
2Pac – Runnin (OG) (Bootsy Collins – Munchies For Your Love)
2Pac – Runnin (OG) + Temptations (Battlecat Remix (Kool & The Gang – Summer Madness)
2Pac – Salsa Con Soulfood (Steve Arrington – Weak At The Knees)
2Pac – Shit Don’t Stop (George Clinton & Parliament – Aqua Boogie)
2Pac – Shorty Wanna Be A Thug (Hank Crawford – Wildflower)
2Pac – So Many Tears (Stevie Wonder – That Girl)
2Pac – Soon As I Get Home (Timex Social Club – Rumors)
2Pac – Soon As I Get Home (Timex Social Club – Rumors)
2Pac – Souljah’s Revange (James Brown – The Big Payback)
2Pac – Souljah’s Revange (Ray Charles – Hallelujah, I Love Her So)
2Pac – Souljah’s Story (Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine)
2Pac – Souljah’s Story (Isaac Hayes – No Name Bar)
2Pac – Souljah’s Story (Tom Scott – Sneakin’ In The Back)
2Pac – Staring Through My Rearview (Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight)
2Pac – Static (Digital Underground – Same Song -)
2Pac – Stay True (Curtis Mayfield – Just Want To Be With You)
2Pac – Str8 Ballin’ (Bootsy Collins – What’s A Telephone Bill)
2Pac – Tattoo Tears (Roy Ayers – Everybody Loves The Sunshine)
2Pac – Tear Drops & Closed Caskets (OG) (LTD Featuring Jeffrey Osborne – Love Ballad)
2Pac – Temptations (Zapp And Roger Troutman – Computer Love)
2Pac – Temptatations (Sly & The Family Stone – Sing A Simple Song)
2Pac – The Streets R Deathrow (Melvin Bliss – Synthetic Substitution)
2Pac – This Life I Lead (OG) (Al B Sure – Naturally mine)
2Pac – Throw Ya Hands Up (George Clinton & Parliament – Aqua Boogie)
2Pac – Thug Life (Joe Sample – Street Life)
2Pac – Thug Nature (Michael Jackson – Human Nature)
2Pac – Thug Passion (Zapp And Roger Troutman – Computer Love)
2Pac – Thugs Get Lonly Too (Prince – If I Was Your Girlfriend)
2Pac – To Live & Die In L.A. (Prince – Do Me Baby)
2Pac – Too Late Playa (Junior – Too Late)
2Pac – Toss It Up (Bill Withers – Grandma’s Hands)
2Pac – Toss It Up (James Brown – Blind Man Can See It)
2Pac – Tradin War Stories (James Brown – It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World)
2Pac – Trapped (Tom Browne – Her Silent Smile)
2Pac – Trapped (james brown – the spank)
2Pac – Trapped + Last Wordz (Barkays – Holy Ghost)
2Pac – Troublesome’96 (Hebrew -Jewish- Isreal National Anthem – Hatikvah)
2Pac – Troublesome, 2Pac – Peep Game, 2Pac – Strictly For My Niggaz (ESG – UFO)
2Pac – U Can Be Touched OG 1&2 Version (Rick James – Hollywood)
2Pac – U Don’t Wanna Battle (SOS Band – No One’s Gonna Love You)
2Pac – Until The End Of Time (Mr. Mister – Broken Wings)
2Pac – Until The End Of Time (OG) (Steve Wonder – Love’s In Need Of Love Today)
2Pac – Violent (Home T,Cocoa Tea,Shabba Ranks – Pirates Anthem)
2Pac – Wanted Dead Or Alive (Zapp & Roger – Dance Floor)
2Pac – Whatz Ya Phone # (Prince – 777-9311)
2Pac – When I Get Free 2 (Stanley Clarke – Concerto for Jazz,Rock Orchestra)
2Pac – When Thugs Cry (Sting – Fragile)
2Pac – When We Ride On Our Enemies (Rolls Royce- Wishing On A Star)
2Pac – Where Do We Go From Here? (Bootsy Collins – May The Force Be With You)
2Pac – Whereever U R (Rick James – Dance Wit’ Me)
2Pac – White Man’s World (Joe Cocker And Jennifer Warnes – Up Where We Belong)
2Pac – Who Do U Love (OG) (The Gap Band – Jam The Motha)
2Pac – Why U Turn On Me (OG) (The Gab Band – Burn Rubber On Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
2Pac – Words 2 My First Born (OG) (Al Jarreau – So Good)
2Pac – Words 2 My First Born (OG) (Maze – Ain’t It Strange)
2Pac – World Wide Mob Figgaz (OG) (One Way – Can I)
2Pac – Young Black Male (Funkadelic – Good Old Music)
2Pac – Young Niggaz (Cameo – She’s Strange)
2Pac – Young Niggaz (Sly & The Family Stone – Sing A Simple Song)

Tupac’s Radio Edits Tracks

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2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted [Radio Edit] 2 of Americaz most wanted (nu-mixx)[Radio Edit] Blow with 2Pac [Radio Edit] Brenda’s Got A Baby [Radio Mix] California Love [Short Radio Edit] California Love [Short Remix Edit] California Love [Long Radio Edit] Call It What U Want with 2Pac [Radio Edit] Changes [Radio Edit] Confessions [Clean Edit] Confessions [Extendet Clean Edit] Cradle To The Grave [Radio Edit] Cradle To The Grave (Moe -Z Version)[Radio Edit] Dear Mama [Radio Version] Dusted ‘N’ Disgusted [Radio Edit] Ghetto Gospel [Radio Edit] Gotta Get Mine [Radio Remix Edit] Hail Mary [Radio Edit] Hellrazor [Radio Edit] Hit’Em Up [Radio Edit] Homies And Thuggs [Radio Edit Remix Version] Homies And Thuggs [Radio Clean Version] How Do U Want It [Clean Version] How Long Will They Mourn Me [Radio Edit] Let’s Get It On [Radio Edit] Life Goes On [Radio Edit] Life Goes On (nu-mixx)[Radio Edit] Loyal To The Game [Radio Edit] I Ain’t Mad at Cha [Radio Edit] I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto [Radio Edit] I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto [Soulpower Hip Hop Radio Mix] Hail Mary [Radio Edit] Hellrazor [Radio Edit] Holler If Ya Hear Me [Black Caesar Radio Mix] How Long Will They Mourn Me [Radio Edit] Niggaz Done Changed [Radio Edit] One Day At a Time[Radio Edit] Pour Out a Little Liquor [Radio Edit] Pain [Radio Edit] Runnin’ [Radio Edit] Runnin’ [Stone’s Radio Edit] Same Song [Radio Edit] Shit Don’t Stop [Radio Edit] Smile [Radio Edit] So Many Tears [Radio Edit] Static (Radio Edit)
Stop The Gunfight [Radio Edit] They’re Tryin’ To Kill Me [Radio Edit] Thug Luv [Radio Edit] Thugs Get Lonely Too [Radio Edit] Time After Time [Radio Edit] To Live & Die In L.A.[Radio Edit] Toss It Up [Radio Edit] U Can Be Touched [Radio Edit] Worlds Don’t Take Me Personally [Radio Edit] Worldwide(remix) [Radio Edit] Wussup Wit The Luv [Radio Edit]

Tupac: The Lost VIBE Interviews 1996 (1-6 Parts) Video, May 19, 1996

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The icon speaks on where he’d be in 20 years, and a unified hip-hop nation.

Speaks on his influence on Biggie and getting shot at Quad studios.

Speaks on being jailed and his belief that Puff Daddy knew about his shooting beforehand.

Discusses leaving the streets, falling in love and Bill Clinton.

Pac talks on the phone with Suge Knight.

In this final segment from VIBE’s lost interview with 2Pac, the gone-but-not-forgotten rapper speaks about his movie Gridlock’d, meeting his father for the first time, and his views on God and religion.

Tupac’s Complete Song List (OG’s / Unreleased’s)

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DOWNLOAD: 2Pac OG’s, Unreleased and Rare Tracks

1. A Crooked Nigga Too – Loyal To the Game
2. -A Crooked Nigga Too (Raphael Saadiq Remix) – Loyal to the Game
3. -A Crooked Nigga Too w/Stretch (OG)
4. A Day In The Life – The Lost Tapes
5. Against All Odds – Makaveli The Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory
6. Ain’t Hard 2 Find w/E-40, Richie Rich, B-Legit, C-Bo – All Eyez On Me
7. Ak-47 w/Bone Thugs-n-Harmony – Remix (Unreleased)
8. All About U w/Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Dru Down – All Eyez On Me
9. -All About U w/Top Dogg, Nate Dogg, Dru Down – Greatest Hits
10. -All About U (OG) (Unreleased)
11. -All About U Solo Version (Unreleased)
12. All Eyez On Me Demo (OG) (Unreleased)
13. -All Eyez On Me w/Big Syke – All Eyez On Me
14. All Eyez On Me promo release w/ Tupac talking
15. All Eyez On Me promo release w/ Announcer Talking
16. All Eyez On Me w/Big Syke – Nu Mixx Klazziks
17. All Out w/Outlawz (OG) – (Unreleased)
18. -All Out w/Outlawz – Until The End Of Time
19. .Ambitionz Az A Ridah – All Eyez On Me
20. -Ambitionz Az A Ridah (OG) (Unreleased)
21. Ambitionz Az A Ridah – Nu Mix Klazziks
22. Amerikka Eats Its Young w/Mac Mall, Young Lay, Ray Luv (Unreleased)
23. Are You Still Down w/Jon B – Cool Relax
24. -Are You Still Down (Live)
25. As The World Turns – Still I Rise
26. -As The World Turns (OG) (Unreleased)
27. Baby Don’t Cry (Keep Your Head Up II) – Still I Rise-
28. -Baby Don’t Cry (Keep Your Head Up II) – Maxi Single Trackmasters Remix Dirty Version
29. -Keep Ya Head Up 2 (Baby Don’t Cry OG)
30. Bad Boy Killers (OG) (unreleased)
31. -Running On E – Until The End Of Time
32. Ballad Of A Dead Soulja – Until The End Of Time
33. -Ballad of a dead soulja w/6 Feet Deep – (OG) (Unreleased)
34. Be The Realist – Trapp Stop The Gunfight
35. -Be The Realist (Remix Short Version) -Be The Realist Remix Vinyl Promo Single
36. -Be The Realist (Remix Extended Version) -Be The Realist Remix Vinyl Promo Single
37. Better Dayz w/ Mr. Biggs- Better Dayz
38. -Better Dayz w/O.F.T.B. (OG) (Unreleased)
39. -Better Dayz (Solo OG)
40. -Better Dayz (Johnny J Remix)
41. Big Bad Lady w/The Lady Of Rage – Necessary Roughness
42. Big Time w/Life Squad
43. -Big Time (Remix) (unreleased)
44. Black Cotton w/Eminem, Kastro, Young Noble
45. -Black Cotton ft. Mouse Man (OG) (Unreleased)
46. Black Jesus – Still I Rise
47. -Black Jesus w/Outlawz (OG 1) (Unreleased)
48. Black Jesus (OG 2) w/Outawz (Unreleased)
49. Black Jesus (OG 3) w/Outawz (Unreleased)
50. Black Starry Night (Interlude) – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
51. Blasphemy – Makaveli The Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory
52. Bomb First (My First Reply) w/E.D.I., Young Noble-Makaveli the Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory
53. Break Em Off Something w/Money B, Dub-C (Unreleased)
54. Breathin’ w/Outlawz – Until The End Of Time
55. -Breathin’ (First Take) (OG) (Unreleased)
56. -Confessions w/ Bizzy Bone (OG)
57. -Confessions (alt intro) (OG) w/Bizzy Bone
58. Brenda’s got A Baby – 2pacalypse Now
59. -Brenda’s Got a Baby (radio mix) – IF My Homies Call/ Brenda’s got a Baby US single
60. Brother At Armz w/ Buckshot (unreleased)
61. -Brother At Armz (alt version) (unreleased)
62. Bury Me A G – Thug Life Vol. 1
63. -Bury Me A G (solo) (unreleased)
64. California Love (Original) w/ Dr. Dre, Roger Troutman – How Do You Want It/ Greatest Hits
65. -California Love Remix – All Eyez On Me
66. -California Love (long radio edit)
67. -California Love (Long Remix Edit)
68. -California Love (short radio edit)
69. -California Love (Short Remix Edit)
70. -California Love (Video Version)
71. -California Love (98 Remix)
72. -California Love (Promo Vinyl)
73. Call It What You Want w/Above the Law – Black Mafia Life
74. Can’t C Me w/George Clinton – All Eyez On Me
75. Can’t Turn Back w/Spice 1, Blak Jak – Cellblock Compilation/ Face Off II
76. Can You Get Away – Me Against The World
77. Case Of the Misplaced Mic – Static/ The Lost Tapes
78. Catching Feelings w/ Big Syke, E.D.I., young noble, and napoleon – Better Dayz
79. Catching Feelings (OG 1)(Unreleased)
80. Catching Feelings (OG 2)(Unreleased)
81. Cause I Had 2 (og) (unreleased)
82. -Cause I Had 2 Rmx (Unreleased)
83. -Cause I Had 2 Radio Edit (unreleased)
84. Changed Man w/Jazza Pha, T.I., Johnta‘ Austin- (Jazza Pha Remix)
85. -Changed Man Version 1 (OG) (Unreleased)
86. -Changed Man Version 2 (OG) (Unreleased)
87. Changed Man (Og Complete Version 3) Alt Mix (CDQ)
88. Changes – Greatest Hits
89. -Changes (Radio Edit)
90. -Changes (x-mix)
91. -Changes (Remix)
92. -Changes (DJ Safe Remix)
93. Check Out Time w/Kurupt, Big Syke – All Eyez On Me
94. -Check Out Time (Johnny J Remix)
95. Comin’ Real Again w/MC Breed – New Breed
96. Come With Me Interlude w/Danny Boy (OG) (Unreleased)
97. Cradle To the Grave – Thug Life
98. -Cradle To the Grave (Professor Jay & Syke Version)
99. -Cradle To the Grave (Madukey Mix)
100. -Cradle To the Grave (Radio Version)
101. -Cradle To the Grave (Video Version)
102. -Cradle To the Grave (Clean Version)
103. -Cradle To the Grave (Moe-Z Clean)
104. Crooked Ass Nigga – 2pacalypse Now
105. Danger Time w/Live Squad and Stretch
106. Days Of A Criminal
107. Deadly Combination w/Big L – The Big Picture
108. -Deadly Combination w/Big L, Biggie (Remix) (unreleased)
109. Dear Mama – Me Against the World/Greatest Hits
110. -Dear Mama (radio edit) – Me Against the World Cassette Single
111. -Dear Mama (baby remix)
112. -Dear Mama (moe z. mix)
113. -Dear Mama (Video Version)
114. -Dear Mama (Live)
115. -Dear Mama (black queen club remix)
116. -Dear Mama (big Mama remix)
117. -Dear Mama (big Mama extra clean remix)
118. -Dear Mama version 1 (OG) (Unreleased)
119. – Dear Mama Version 2 (OG) (Unreleased)
120. Death Around the Corner – Me Against the World
121. Definition of A Thug Nigga – Poetic Justice Soundtrack/ R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
122. -Definition of A Thug Nigga (OG) (Unreleased)
123. Do For Love – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
124. -Do For Love The Soul Society Mix -Do For Love Import Single
125. -Do For Love Pic-A-Dil-Yo! Mix – Do For Love Import Single
126. -Sucka 4 Love (OG) (Unreleased)
127. -What You Want Do For Love (Unreleased)
128. Don’t Call Me Bitch Version 1 (OG) (Unreleased)
129. -Don’t Call Me Bitch Version 2 (OG) (Unreleased)
130. -Don’t Call Me Bitch Version 3 (OG) (Unreleased)
131. Don’t Go To Sleep (OG) – Makaveli and Dillinger Don’t Go to Sleep
132. -Don’t Go To Sleep – Makaveli and Dillinger Don’t Go to Sleep
133. -Sleep w/Young Buck, Chamillionaire – Pac’s Life
134. Don’t Get It Twisted – Thug Life Vol. 1
135. Don’t Sleep w/Lil’ Scrappy, Nutso, Kaddafi – Pac’s Life
136. Don’t Stop (Keep Moving) w/ Daz & Kurupt
137. -Don’t Stop (Keep Moving) w/ Daz & Kurupt (OG)
138. -Don’t Stop w/Big Syke, Kadafi, Fatal – Pac’s Life
139. Don’t Stop The Music w/Outlawz (OG) (unreleased)
140. Don’t You Trust Me – Loyal To the Game
141. -Don’t You Trust Me (OG) (unreleased)
142. Dopefiends Diner – Best of 2pac Part 2: Life
143. -Dopefiends Diner (OG) (Unreleased)
144. Dumpin’ w/Gonzoe, Nutso, Kurupt, Scarlo (OG) (Unreleased)
145. -Dumpin w/Papoose, Fatal, Carl Thomas – Pac’s Life
146. Dusted ‘n’ Disqusted w/ E-40, Spice 1, Mac Mall – In A Major Way
147. -Dusted ‘n’ Disqusted (Radio Edit)
148. Enemies With Me – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
149. -Enemies With Me (OG) (Unreleased)
150. Everything They Owe (OG) (unreleased)
151. -Everything They Owe – Until the End Of Time
152. Faced Shootouts (Unreleased)
153. Fade Me Version 1(Unreleased)
154. -Fade Me Version 2
155. Fair Xchange (Jazza Pha Remix)w/ Jazza Pha – Better Dayz
156. Fair Xchange (Mya Remix) w/ Mya – Better Dayz
157. -Fair Xchange (unreleased)
158. Fake Ass Bitches w/Storm (og) (unreleased)
159. -Fake Ass Bitches – R U Still Down (Remember Me?)
160. -Fake Ass Bitches RMX
161. Family of The Underground w/Digital Underground – Sons of The P
162. First to Bomb (OG) – Makaveli and Dillinger Don‘t Go To Sleep(Unreleased)
163. -First To Bomb -Makaveli And Dillinger Don’t Go To Sleep (unreleased)
164. -First To Bomb – Mike Deans Release (unreleased)
165. Flex w/ Dramacydal – Holla If Ya Hear Me single
166. For Tha Hustlers w/Ant Banks – Big Thangs
167. Fame – Better Dayz
168. -Fortune and Fame (singing Interveiw)
169. -Fortune and Fame w/Kokane, EDI, Kadafi and Spice 1 (OG) (Unreleased)
170. Friends (OG) -Pac and Biggie You Never Heard/ Happy Home Import Single
171. -Friends – Too Gangsta For Radio
172. -Fuck Friends – Until the End of Time
173. Fright Night w/ Storm (unreleased)
174. -Fright Night Remix w/Storm (unreleased)
175. Fright Night A (Og Version 2) (CDQ) (2PacLegacy.Net)
176. Fuck All Ya’ll (og) (unreleaed)
177. -Fuck All Ya’ll – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
178. Fuck Em All w/Outlawz – Better Dayz
179. -Fuck Em All w/Outlawz (OG) (unreleased)
180. -Fuck Em All w/Outlawz (pre-mix)
181. Fuck The World – Me Against The World
182. Fuckin’ Wit the Wrong Nigga (OG) (unreleased)
183. Fuckin’ Wit The Wrong Nigga – Until the End Of Time
184. Gangsta Team w/ South Central Cartel, MC Eiht, Spice 1 – N’ Gats We Truss….
185. Get It On w/Biggie Smalls, Heavy D, Grand Puba
186. Ghetto Gospel w/ Elton John – Loyal to the Game
187. Ghetto Gospel (unreleased)
188. Ghetto Star w/Nutso – Better Dayz
189. -Ghetto Star w/Bad Azz (unreleased)
190. -Ghetto Star w/Bad Azz (edited) (unreleased)
191. Ghost – Tupac: Ressurection Soundtrack
192. -Ghetto Ghost (OG) (Unreleased)
193. God Bless The Dead w/Stretch – Greatest Hits
194. Good Die Young – Still I Rise
195. -The Good Die Young (Dedication to TWA Flight 800) (OG) (Unreleased)
196. Good Life w/ E.D.I., Big Syke (og) (unreleased)
197. Good Life (Until the End of Time Pre-Mix)(Alt Remix)
198. -Good Life w/ E.D.I., Big Syke – Until The End Of Time
199. Good Thing We Rappin’ w/Digital Underground – Sons Of The P
200. Got 2 Survive w/Young Lay, Mac Dre, Mac Mall – Black N’ Dangerous
201. Got My Mind Made Up w/Redman, Method Man, Tha Dogg Pound – All Eyez On Me
202. -Got My Mind Made Up (OG) (Unreleased)
203. Gotta Get Mine w/MC Breed – New Breed
204. Gotta Get Mine RMX w/MC Breen – Its All Good
205. Grab The Mic (unreleased)
206. Guess Whos Back – Strictly 4 My Niggaz
207. Ha w/Grand Puba, Notorius BIG
208. -Ha (Juvenile Ha Dj Safe Remix) w/Grand Puba, Notorius BIG
209. Hail Mary w/Kastro, Young Noble – Makaveli The Don Killuminati 7Day Theory
210. -Hail Mary (Radio Edit) -Hail Mary Import Single
211. -Hail Mary w/Outlawz -Nu Mixx Klazziks
212. Happy Home (OG) – The Pac and Biggie You Never Heard/ Happy Home Single
213. -Happy Home – Still I Rise
214. -Happy Home (Alt Mix)
215. -Happy Home (Alt OG Mix)
216. Hell 4 A Hustler (og) (solo)
217. -Hell 4 A Hustler – The Pac and Biggie You Never Heard/ Still I Rise
218. Hellrazor – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
219. -Hellrazor (OG) (Unreleased)
220. Hearts Of Men -All Eyez On Me/Greatest Hits
221. -Hearts of Men (OG) (Unreleased)
222. -Hearts Of Men – Nu Mixx Klazziks
223. Heave Ain’t Hard 2 Find w / Danny boy – All Eyez On Me
224. Heavy In The Game w / Richie Rich -Me Against The World
225. Hennessey w/Obie Trice – Loyal to the Game
226. -Hennessy w/Sleepy Brown, E.D.I. (remix) – Loyal the Game
227. High Speed -Still I Rise
228. -High Speed (OG) (Unreleased)
229. High Til’ I Die -Sunset Park Soundtrack
230. -High Til’ I Die (Reggae Version) ft. Rated R, Macodoshis (Alt Version)
231. -High Til’ I Die (OG) (Unreleased)
232. Hit Em’ Up w / Outlaws -How Do You Want It Single / Death Row Greatest Hits / Greatest Hits
233. -Hit Em Up ( Clean ) ( Unreleased)
234. -Hit Em Up – Nu Mixx Klazziks
235. -Hit Em Up (Video Verson)
236. Hit Em’ Up 2 w/Outlaws (Unreleased)
237. Hold On, Be Strong -R U Still Down? ( Remember Me?)
238. -Hold On, Be Strong (OG) (Unreleased)
239. Hold Ya Head -Makaveli The Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory
240. Holla At Me (OG) (Unreleased)
241. -Holla At Me -All Eyez On Me
242. Holla If Ya Hear Me – Strictly For My Niggaz
243. Holla If Ya Hear Me w/Stretch and Majesty (OG) (Unreleased)
244. -Holla If Ya Hear Me (Video Version)
245. -Holla If Ya Hear Me (Black Caesar Radio Mix)
246. -Holla If Ya Hear Me (Broadway Mix)
247. -Holla If Ya Hear Me (New York Stretch Mix)
248. Homeboyz – Still I Rise
249. Homies & Thugs w/Master P, Scarface – My Homies
250. -Homes & Thugs (Remix) w/ Master P, Scarface – My Homies
251. House Of Pain w/Biggie, Stretch (unreleased)
252. How Do You Want It w/K-Ci and JoJo – All Eyez On Me/Greatest Hits
253. -How Do You Want It w/K-Ci and JoJo (Clean Version)
254. -How Do You Want It w/K-Ci and JoJo Nu mixx remix -Nu Mixx Klazziks
255. -How Do You Want it (Pre-Mix) with out K-Ci and JoJo (unreleased)
256. -How Do You Want It (OG) (Unreleased)
257. -How Do You Want It (Johnny J Remix)
258. How Long Will They Mourn Me w/Nate Dogg – Thug Life Vol. 1
259. -How Long Will They Mourn Me (Clean Version)
260. -How Long Will They Mourn Me (Video Version)
261. How We Do This w/Too Short, MC Breed – Cocktails
262. I Ain’t Mad At Cha’ w/Danny Boy – All Eyes On Me/Greatest Hits
263. -I Ain’t Mad At Cha’ (OG) (Unreleased)
264. -I Ain’t Mad At Cha’ (Video Version) Added Verse
265. -I Ain’t Mad At Cha’ (Live Version)
266. I Don’t Give A Fuck – 2pacalypse Now
267. I’d Rather Be Your Lover w/Madonna (Unreleased)
268. I Get Around w/Digital Underground – Strictly 4 My Niggaz
269. -I Get Around (Remix) – I Get Around Maxi Single
270. -I Get Around (Single Remix) – I Get Around Maxi Single
271. -I Get Around (Death Row Remix) New Lyrics-Death Row Greatest Hits
272. -I Get Around (7’ Remix)
273. -I Get Around (Live)
274. -I Get around (extra extra clean version)
275. If I Die 2nite – Me Against The World
276. If My Homies Call – 2pacalypse Now
277. -If My Homes Call (radio edit) – If My Homies Call promo cd
278. If Theres a Cure w/Snoop Dogg (OG) (Unreleased)
279. If They Really Love the Kidz (Unreleased)
280. If you Really Want It w/Storm, Jewell (OG) (Unreleased)
281. I’m Dumpin – Makaveli and Dillinger Don’t Go To Sleep
282. -Let ‘Em Have It w/SKG – Until The End Of Time
283. -Let ‘Em Have It w/Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes Remix – Until The End Of Time
284. I’m Getting Money – R U Still Down
285. -I’m Getting Money OG Live (from tha Westside)
286. I’m Losing It w/Big Syke, Spice 1 (OG) (unreleased)
287. -I’m Losing It w/Big Syke, Spice 1 – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
288. Immortal (Death Row Mix down) (Intro Error)
289. -Losing It Remix
290. Initiated w/Daz, Kurupt, Outlawz – Retaliation, Revenge and Get Back
291. International w/Nipsey Hussle, Young Dre – Pac’s Life
292. Is It Cool 2 Fuck w/Thug Life (Unreleased)
293. It Ain’t Easy – Me Against The World
294. It’s Over Mix – Makaveli II: The Remix Album
295. I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto (OG) – Keep Ya Head Up Single
296. – I wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
297. – I wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto (Hip Hop Version) – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
298. – I wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto – Soul Power Hip Hop Radio Mix
299. Jealous Got Me Strapped w/ Spice 1 – AmeriKKKa’s Nightmare
300. Just Like Daddy – Makaveli the Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory
301. Just Watching (Clip) (Unreleased)
302. Keep Ya Head Up – Strictly 4 My Niggaz…. / Greatest Hits
303. -Keep Ya Head Up (edit) – Keep Ya Head Up Cassette Single
304. -Keep Ya Head Up (Radio Mix) – I Get Around/Keep Ya Head Up Vinyl Single
305. -Keep Ya Head Up (Live)
306. -Keep Ya Head Up (vibe tribe Mix)
307. -Keep Ya Head Up (Madukey Remix)
308. Killing Fields w/Young Thugs – Official Kadafi Mixtape
309. Komradz w/Outlawz (OG)
310. Krazy w/Bad Azz – Makaveli The Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory
311. Kriminal Minded (Days Of A Criminal Remix) (Unreleased)
312. Kulliminati – Still I Rise
313. -Kulliminati (OG) (Unreleased)
314. Last Ones Left – Until The End Of Time
315. Last Ones Left (Og Version 1)
316. Last Ones Left (Og Version 2)
317. Last Ones Left (Og Version 3)
318. Last Ones Left (Og Version 4) (CDQ)
319. Last Wordz w/Ice Cube, Ice T – Strictly 4 My Niggaz
320. Late Night w/Outlaws – Suge Knight Presents ….. Chronic 2000/Better Dayz
321. -Late Night w/DJ Quik, Outlawz (OG) (Unreleased)
322. -Late Night II w/DJ Quik (Radio Edit) (Unreleased)
323. Let Em Have It (Og Version 2) (CDQ)
324. Let’s Get It On w/ Biggie, Heavy D, Grand Puba – Eddie F and The Untouchables Compilation
325. Let’s Get It On 30 for 30 One Night in Vegas Verse 1 Clip (OG) (Unreleased)
326. -Road To Glory/Ambitionz Az A Fighter/Wrote The Glory (OG) (Unreleased)
327. Let’s Fight w/BootCamp Clique (Unreleased)
328. Let Knowledge Be Known – The Lost Tapes
329. Letter 2 The President w/Outlawz (OG) – Happy Home Single
330. -Letter 2 The President w/Outlawz -Still I Rise
331. Letter 2 My Unborn – Until The End Of Time
332. -Letter 2 My Unborn (Insturmental) – Letter 2 My Unborn Import Single
333. -Letter 2 My Unborn (Alt OG)
334. -Unborn Letters (OG) – Official Kadafi Mixtape
335. Let The Thangs Go – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
336. Lie To Kick w/Richie Rich – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
337. Life Goes On – All Eyez On Me
338. -Life Goes On (OG) (Unreleased)
339. -Life Goes On (Radio Edit)
340. -Life Goes On – Nu Mixx Klazziks
341. Life Is A Traffic Jam w/ Eight Mile Road – Gridlock’d Soundtrack
342. Life Of an Outlaw wOutlawz – Makaveli The Don Kulliminati The 7 Day Theory
343. Life’s So Hard w/Snoop Dogg – Gang Related Soundtrack
344. -Hard On Nigga (OG) (unreleased)
345. -Life’s So Hard on Nigga (Demo) (Unreleased) No Snoop Dogg
346. Lil Homies w/Outlaws (OG)
347. -Lil Homies w/Outlawz -Until The End Of Time
348. My Lil Homies (Og Version 2) (CDQ)
349. My Lil Homies (Remix Complete) (CDQ)
350. -Lil Homies (Pistol Grip Pump Mix) – Makaveli II: The Remix Album
351. Lord Knows – Me Against The World
352. Lost Souls – Gang Related Sound Track
353. -Lost Souls (Remix)
354. Loyal To The Game w/Trech, Da Riddler – Above The Rim Soundtrack (Tape)
355. -Loyal To The Game w/ Trech, Da Riddler (Radio edit, New Lyrics)
356. -Loyal To the Game w/G Unit – Loyal To the Game
357. -Loyal To the Game w/Big Syke, Dj Quik (remix) – Loyal to the Game
358. Made Niggas – SuperCop Soundtrack/ Gang Related Soundtrack
359. -Made Niggaz (pre-mix) different Ad-Libs
360. Madison Square Garden Freestyle w/Scoop, Biggie (unreleased)
361. Mamas Just A Little Girl w/ Kimmy Hill- Better Dayz
362. -Mamas Just a Lil Girl (OG)
363. -Mamas Just a Lil Girl (Johnny J Version)
364. -Mamas Just a Lil Girl (Death Row OG)
365. Me Against The World – Bad Boy Soundtrack
366. -Me Agianst The World – Me Against The World / Greatest Hits
367. -Me Against The World (radio edit) – Temptations US Cassette Single
368. -Me Against The World (Soul Power Mix) – Temptations Maxi Single
369. -Me Against The World (Soul Power Radio Mix) – Me Agianst The World EU Single
370. Me and My Girlfriend – Makaveli The Don Kulliminati The 7 Day Theory
371. Me and My Girlfriend (radio edit) –
372. Me and My Homies w/Nate Dogg – G Funk Classics Vol. 1
373. Military Minds w/Buck Shot and Coco Brothers – Better Dayz
374. Military Minds w/Boot Camp Clique (unreleased)
375. -Military Minds (Atomic Dog Mix) – Makaveli II The Remix Album
376. -Military Mind 2 w/Boot Camp Clique
377. Military Minds (Og Version 3) (CDQ)
378. Million Dollar Spot w/E-40 – Hall Of Game
379. Mind Of a Bad Boy Remix
380. Minnie The Moocher – The Lost Tapes
381. M.O.B. – Until The End Of Time
382. MTV Freestyle (unreleased)
383. My Block – The Show Soundtrack
384. My Block Remix – Better Dayz
385. -My Block (RMX)
386. -My Block (OG) (Unreleased)
387. My Burnin Heart – Static/The Lost Tapes
388. My Closest Road Doggs (OG) w/Big Syke (unreleased)
389. -My Closest Road Doggs – Tupac only – Until The End Of Time
390. -My Closest Road Doggs (OG Alt Mix)
391. My Own Style w/Outlawz, Greg Nice, Capital LS (OG) (Unreleased)
392. -My Own Style (Alternate Original Version 3 Cdq)
393. New York Freestyle (Unreleased)
394. Never Be Beat – Static/ The Lost Tapes
395. Never B Peace w/E.D.I. And Kastro (Nitty Remix) – Better Dayz
396. -Never Be Peace w/Storm, Marvelous (unreleased)
397. -Will There ever be Peace (Bass Line Mix) – Makaveli II The Remix Album
398. Never Call U Bitch Again w/Tyrese – Better Dayz
399. -Never Call U Bitch (East Coast Version) (Complete W Buckshot Verse)
400. -Never Call U Bitch (Og Pre-Hook Version)
401. Never Had A Friend Like Me – Gridlock’d Soundtrack
402. -Never Had A Friend Like Me – Nu Mixx Klazziks
403. N.I.G.G.A. w/Jadakiss – Loyal to the Game
404. -Hymn of a 90’s nigga w/Mouseman and Mercedez (OG) (Unreleased)
405. Niggaz Done Changed w/Richie Rich – Seasoned Veteran
406. Niggaz In the Pen w/Mopreme, Mouse Man (Unreleased)
407. Niggaz Nature – Until The End Of Time
408. No. 1 Wit A Bullet w/Raw Fusion – Blank
409. No More Pain – All Eyez On Me
410. -No More Pain (OG) (Unreleased)
411. -No More Pain Remix
412. Nothin But Love – R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
413. Nothin To Lose – R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
414. -Nothin To Lose (OG) (Unreleased)
415. Nu Mixx Intro (unreleased)
416. Old School – Me Against The World
417. -Old School (radio version)- Dear Mama Cassette Single
418. One Nation w/Boot Camp Clique(unreleased)
419. One Nation (Set It Off) (Version 3) (Un-tampered)(Final Mixdown)
420. One Day at a Time w/Spice 1 – Cell Block II Compilation
421. One Day at a Time w/Eminem, Outlawz – Tupac:Ressurection Soundtrack
422. Only Fear of Death – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
423. -Only Fear of Death 1(OG) (unreleased)
424. -Only Fear of Death 2 (OG) (unreleased)
425. -My Only Fear of Death (OG) (Unreleased)
426. Only God Can Judge Me w/Rappin 4 Tay – All Eyez On Me
427. -Only God Can Judge Me (OG) (Unreleased)
428. -Only God Can Judge Me (live)
429. Open Fire – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
430. Outlaw w/Dramacydal – Me Against The World
431. Out on Bail – Loyal to the Game
432. -Out On Bail (live Clip) (unreleased)
433. -Out On Bail w/ Thug life – live at the Source Awards
434. -Out On Bail (OG) (Unreleased)
435. Out Tha Moon (Boom, Boom, Boom) w/Snoop Dogg, Trey D, Soopafly – Gridlock’d Soundtrack
436. Pac’s Life (Unreleased)
437. – Pac’s Life (Og Version 2) (CDQ)
438. -Pac’s Life (Trapps Mix) – The Pac and Biggie You Never Heard
439. -Pac’s Life w/Snoop – Pac’s Life
440. -Pac’s Life w/T.I., Ashanti
441. Pac’s Theme -Strictlly For My Niggaz
442. Pain w/Stretch – Above the Rim Soundtrack
443. -Pain (Burn Mix)
444. -Pain (Rough, Rugged And Raw Live)
445. Panther Power – Static/ The Lost Tapes
446. Papa’z Song – Strictly For My Niggaz
447. -Papa’z Song (radio edit)
448. Papa’z Song (Dabastards Remix)
449. -Papa’z Song (Vibe Tribe Remix)
450. Part 2. Ft Jon B. – Stronger Everyday
451. Part Time Mutha – 2pacalypse Now
452. Pass The 40 w/ Raw Fusion, Stretch, Pee Wee, Saafir – Raw Fusions Greatest Hits
453. Picture Me Rollin’ w/ Big Syke, CPO, Danny Boy – All Eyez On Me/ Greatest Hits
454. Play Your Cards Right w/K-Ci and JoJo (OG) (unreleased)
455. -Play Your Cards Right (Female Version) (OG)
456. -Play Ya Cards Right (Female) w/Keyshia Cole – Pac’s Life
457. -Play Ya Cards Right (Male) w/Ludacris, Keon Bryce – Pac’s Life
458. Point Tha Finga – Strictly For My Niggaz
459. Po Nigga Blues w/Ronald Isely
460. -Po’ Nigga Blues (og)
461. Pour Out A Little Liquor – Thug Life Vol. 1/Above The Rim Soundtrack
462. -Pour Out A Little Liquor (radio version)
463. -Pour Out A Little Liquor (Video Version)
464. -Pour Out A Little Liquor (madukey mix)
465. P.Y.T. (Playa Young Thugs) w/Smooth – Smooth
466. Raise Up Off These Nuts w/Dwayne Wiggins – Heat Compilation
467. Ratha Be Your _ _ _ _ _ – All Eyez On Me
468. Ready 4 Whatever w/Big Syke (OG) (unreleased)
469. -Ready 4 Whatever – R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
470. Real Bad Boyz – Assassin Hitmakers Vol. 1
471. -Real Bad Boyz (Southside 7 Treez Remix) – Assassin Presents Born and Raised In The Bay
472. Rebel Of The Underground -2pacalypse Now
473. Redemption – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
474. Representin’ 93 -Strictly 4 My Niggaz
475. Representin’ for Ron G (Freestyle)
476. Realest Killaz ft/50 Cent – Tupac: Ressurection Soundtrack
477. Ride 4 Me w/Fatal, Kurupt (OG) (Unreleased)
478. Runnin’ w/Notorious BIG, Dramacydal – One Million Strong Compilation
479. -Runnin (Stones Radio Rmx) Stones Runnin’ ’98 Remix Import Single
480. -Runnin (Stones Rmx Full Length) Stones Runnin’ ’98 Remix Import Single
481. – Runnin (Rmx Full TV Track) Stones Runnin’ ’98 Remix Import Single
482. Runnin’ (Dying To Live) w/Notorious BIG – Tupac: Ressurection Soundtrack
483. -Runnin’ (Dying To Live) (KMEL Radio Mix)
484. Runnin On E (Feat Outlawz & Nuttso)
485. -Runnin On E (Og Storm Version 3) (CDQ)
486. Run Tha Streetz (OG) (Unreleased)
487. -Run Tha Streetz – All Eyez On Me
488. R U Still Down? -R U Still Down? ( Remember Me?)
489. -R U Still Down (OG) (Full) (unreleased)
490. Same Song w/ Digital Underground – This is an EP Release
491. -Same Song (squeaky clean edit) – Same Song Promo cd
492. -Same Song (rapless edit) – Same Song Promo cd
493. -Same Song (radio edit) – Same Song promo cd
494. Secrets Of War (OG) (unreleased0
495. -Secrets Of War – Still I Rise
496. -Secrets Of War (2nd Verse Solo) (unreleased)
497. Shit Don’t Stop – Thug Life Vol. 1
498. -It Don’t Stop (Clean Lyrics)
499. Shorty Wanna Be A Thug -All Eyez On Me
500. Skandalouz w/ Nate Dogg – All Eyez On Me
501. -Skandalouz (OG) (Unreleased)
502. Skank Wit U w/Don Jagwar – Faded
503. Slipping Into Darkness w/ Funky Aztecs – Day Of the Dead
504. -Slipping Into Darkness (Salsa Soul Food Mix) – Day Of The Dead
505. In His Own Words – In His Own Words
506. Smile w/Scarface – Death Row Greatest Hits
507. -Smile (radio edit)
508. -Smile (acapella)
509. -Smile Insturmental
510. -Smile (DJ Fireball Mix)
511. Smile 4 Me Now w/Scarface – The Untouchable
512. Soldier Like Me (Return of the Soldier) feat. Eminem – Loyal To The Game
513. So Many Tears – Me Against The World
514. -So Many Tears (key of z. remix)
515. -So Many Tears (Reminizm’ mix)
516. -So Many Tears (Clean Version) – So many Tears Cassette Single
517. Something Wicked – 2pacalypse Now
518. Something 2 Die 4 – Strictly 4 My Niggaz
519. Soon As I get Home w/Khadafi (OG) (Unreleased)
520. -Soon As I Get Home w/Kaddafi -Pac’s Life
521. Soulja’s Story – 2pacalypse Now
522. Soulja’s Revenge – Strictly 4 My Niggaz
523. St. Ides Commercial w/Snoop Dogg
524. Staring Through My Rearview w/Outlawz – Gang Related Soundtrack
525. – Staring Through My Rearview w/Outlawz (Movie Version) (unreleased)
526. – Starin’ Through My Rearview (Retail Demo Version 2)
527. Static (radio edit) -Static /The Lost Tapes
528. -Static “Extended Club Mix” -Static /The Lost Tapes
529. -Static “Playa Mix” -Static
530. -Static “Silent Mic Mix” -Static
531. Stay True – Thug Life Vol.1
532. Still Ballin w/Trick Daddy – Better Dayz
533. – Still Ballin (Radio Edit)
534. – Still Ballin’ (Og Version 2) Alt Mix (CDQ)
535. Still I Rise (OG) w/Outlawz (unreleased)
536. -Still I Rise w/Outlawz – Still I Rise
537. -96’ Big Bodies Sittin on Chrome (more bounce mix) – Makaveli II The Remix Album
538. Street Fame – Thug Life Vol. 1
539. -Street Fame (OG) (Unreleased)
540. -Street Fame (Briss Remix) – Better Dayz
541. Street Fame 2 w/Outlawz (unreleased)
542. Street Life w/ Snoop Dogg, Prince Ital Joe (unreleased)
543. – Street Life (Alt Version) ft 2pac, Prince Ital Joe & Daz Dillinger
544. Strictly 4 My Niggaz – Strictly 4 My Niggaz
545. Strugglin’ -Strictly 4 My Niggaz
546. Str8 Ballin’ – Thug Life Vol. 1
547. Tattoo Tears – Still I Rise
548. -Tattoo Tears (og) (Unreleased)
549. Teardrops and Closed Caskets – Still I Rise
550. -Teardrops and Closed Caskets (OG) (unreleased)
551. -Teardrops and Closed Caskets (U Make Me Wanna Mix) – Makaveli II The Remix Album
552. Tearz Of A Clown (unreleased)
553. Temptaions – Me Against The World
554. -Temptations (Battlecat Hip Hop Mix) – Temptations Maxi Single
555. -Temptations (Battlecat Club Mix) – Temptations Maxi Single
556. -Temptations (Clean) – Temptations – Temptations US Cassette Single
557. -Temptations Retributionz Remix (unreleased)
558. -Temptations Moe Z Mix (unreleased)
559. Tha’ Lunatic – 2pacalypse Now
560. The DFLO Shuttle w/ Digital Underground – Sons Of the P
561. The Mind of A Bad Boy a/Dee The Mad Bitch (Unreleased)
562. The Streetz R Deathrow – Strictly 4 My Niggaz
563. The Struggle Continuez w/Outlawz (unreleased)
564. The Way We Swing (remix) w/ Digital Underground – This is an EP Release
565. There U Go w/ Outlawz, Big Syke, Jazza Pha – Better Dayz
566. -There U Go (Original Better Dayz mix)
567. – There U Go (Mix Error Version)
568. They Don’t Give a Fuck about us – Better Dayz
569. -They Don’t Give A Fuck about us (OG) (unreleased)
570. -They Don’t Give A Fuck About Us – Makaveli and Dillinger EP
571. This Ain’t Living – Until The End Of Time
572. -This Ain’t Living (OG) (Unreleased)
573. – This Ain’t Living (Complete Version 2)(Alt Vocal Mix)(CDQ)
574. This Life I Lead w/Outlaws – Better Dayz
575. -This Life I Lead w/Dogg Pound (unreleased)
576. Throw Your Hands Up – Pump Ya Fist Compilation
577. –Throw Your Hands Up (Moe-Z remix) (unreleased)
578. Thug In Me w/Faith Evens (Unreleased)
579. Thug In Me, Thug In You w/K-ci and JoJo – Until The End Of Time/ X
580. – Thug In Me (aka What’z Ya Phone No part 2)ft.Jewell
581. – Thug N U, Thug N Me (KCi & JoJo LP Demo)
582. Thug N U, Thug N Me (Og Version 4) (CDQ)
583. Thug For Life – Loyal To the Game
584. -Thug 4 Life (OG)(unreleased)
585. Thug Life w/Thug Life (unreleased)
586. Thug Luv w/Bone Thugs-n-Harmony – The Art Of War
587. -Thug Luv (OG) w/Sylke Fine, Bizzy Bone (unreleased)
588. Thug Mansion – Better Dayz
589. Thug Mansion (OG)
590. -Thug Mansion (OG Demo)
591. -Thug Mansion Accoustic w/NAS – Better Dayz
592. -Thug Mansion (N.Y. Remix) w/ Nas – God Son
593. Thug Nature – Too Gangsta For Radio
594. Thugz Passion w/Dramacydal (OG) (Unreleased)
595. -Thug Passion w/Dramacydal – All Eyez On Me
596. Thugs Get Lonely Too w/Nate Dogg – Loyal to the Game
597. -Thug Get Lonely Too w/Tech9ne (Unreleased)
598. -Thug Get Loney Too (og) (Solo) (unreleased)
599. Thug Style – R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
600. -Thug Style (OG) (unreleased)
601. Til’ My Dyin’ Day ft. Outlawz (Og tagged)
602. Time to get my drank on (Unreleased)
603. To Live and Die In LA – Makaveli The Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory
604. -To Live and Die In LA (Radio Edit)
605. -To Live and Die in LA (promo Version)
606. Tounge Kissin’ (OG)
607. Toss It Up w/Aaron Hall, Danny Boy, K-Ci, JoJo – Makaveli The Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory
608. -Toss It Up (Radio Version) -Toss It Up Import Single
609. -Toss It Up (Video Version – Toss It Up Import Single
610. -Toss it Up (‘96 Remix)
611. – Toss It Up -Nu Mixx Klazziks
612. Tradin’ War Stories w/Dramacydal,C-Bo, Storm – All Eyez On Me
613. -Tradin’ War Stories (OG) (Unreleased)
614. Trapped – 2pacalypse Now
615. Troublesome – How To Be a Playa Soundtrack
616. -Mr. Troublesome (OG) (Unreleased)
617. Troublesome ’96 – The Pac and Biggie You Never Heard/ Greatest Hits
618. -Troublesome ’96 (OG) (unreleased)
619. – Troublesome (Og Version 2) (CDQ)
620. Tring To Make It Thru ft. Freddie Foxx and Benzino (DJ Defari Mixtape)
621. Trump Tight w/Capital LS, Greg Nice, ASU (unreleased)
622. U Can Call w/ Jazza Pha (Jazza Pha Remix)
623. -U Can Call Version 1 (OG) (Unreleased)
624. -U Can Call Version 2 (OG) (Unreleased)
625. U Don’t Have 2 Worry (OG 1) (unreleased)
626. – U Don’t Have To Worry (Og Version 2) (CDQ)
627. -U Don’t Have 2 Worry – Until The End Of Time
628. U Can’t Be Touched – Still I Rise
629. -U Can’t Be Touched w/Outlawz (OG)
630. -U Can’t Be Touched (napoleon verse) no PAC
631. Unconditional Love (OG) (unreleased)
632. -Unconditional Love w/Mc Hammer (remix)
633. -Unconditional Love – Greatest Hits
634. Under Pressure – Thug Life Vol. 1
635. Until The End Of Time (OG) (unreleased)
636. -Until The End Of Time (Johnny J Remix)
637. -Until The End Of Time – Until The End Of Time
638. -Until The End Of Time remix – Until The End Of Time
639. Untouchable w/ N.I.N.A – supernova
640. Untouchable Freestyle (unreleased)
641. -Untouchable (Og Alt Version 3) (Freestyle) (CDQ)
642. -Untouchable (Swizz Beats Remix) w/Krayzie Bone – Pac’s Life
643. -Untouchable w/Yaki Kadafi, Fatal Hussain, Kastro
644. -There’ll Never Be Peace (Independence Day Mix) – Makaveli II The Remix Album
645. Uppercut feat. E.D.I. And Young Noble- Loyal To The Game
646. Wake Up (Intro) – Makaveli and Dillinger Don’t Go To Sleep
647. Wanted Dead or Alive w/Snoop Dogg – Gridlock’d Soundtrack
648. -Wanted Dead or Alive (Clean)
649. -Wanted Dead Or Alive (Big Pun Remix)
650. -Wanted Dead or Alive remix
651. Whatcha Gonna Do w/ Kastro and Young Noble
652. -Whatcha Gonna Do? (unreleased)
653. What Goes On (unreleased)
654. What I’ll Do For Love w/Strictly Dope (unreleased)
655. Whatz Next w/Outlaws (unreleased)
656. -Whatz Next w/A3, Jay Rock – Pac’s Life
657. -Whatz Next (Flex Mix) – Makaveli II The Remix Cd
658. Whats Ya Phone #? – All Eyez On Me
659. -Whats Ya Phone #? (OG) (Unreleased)
660. When I Get Free – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
661. -When I Get Free (OG) (Unreleased)
662. When I Get Free II – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
663. When I Get Free – Until The End Of Time
664. When Thugs Cry (OG) (Unreleased)
665. -When Thugs Cry – Until The End Of Time
666. When We Ride (OG) (Unreleased)
667. -When We Ride w/Outlawz – All Eyez On Me
668. -When We Ride remix (unreleased)
669. When We Ride on our Enemies (Briss Mix) – Better Dayz
670. When We Ride on Our Enemies w/Outlaws (unreleased)
671. -When We Ride On Out Enemies (Bounce Mix) – Makaveli II The Remix Cd
672. Where are my Soldiers At? w/Buckshot, Coco Brovas (Unreleased)
673. Where Do We Go From Here (Interlude) – R U Still Down? (Remember Me?)
674. -Where Do We Go From Here (Full Song) (OG) (Unreleased)
675. Where Ever U R w/Big Daddy Kane (Sho Stop) (unreleased)
676. – Wherever U Are (Og Version 2) (CDQ)
677. – Wherever U Are (Og Version 3) (CDQ)
678. Where Will I Be ft. Young Thugz – Official Kadafi Mixtape
679. White Manz World – Makaveli The Don Killuminati The 7 Day Theory
680. -White Manz World (radio edit)
681. -White Manz World (Flava radio edit)
682. Who Do you Believe In? w/Outlawz – Suge Knight Presents Chronic 2000/Better Dayz
683. -Who Do you Believe In? (OG) (unreleased)
684. -Who Do you Believe In? w/Outlaws (Luv 2 Luv U Mix) – Makaveli II The Remix Album
685. -Who Do You Believe In (solo) (unreleased)
686. Who Do you Love – Loyal To the Game
687. -Who Do you Luv w/Stretch (og) (unreleased)
688. Why U Turn On Me (og) (unreleased)
689. – Why You Turn On Me (Og Version 2) (CDQ)
690. -Why You Turn On Me – Until The End Of Time
691. -Wendy Williams Diss (Rapper Dapper Snapper Mix) – Makaveli II The Remix Album
692. Wonda Why They Call U B _ _ _ _ – All Eyez On Me
693. -Wonder Why They Call U Bitch (OG) (Unreleased)
694. -Wonder Why They Call U Bitch Death Row Version (OG) (Unreleased)
695. Words Of Wisdom – 2pacalypse Now
696. Words 2 My First Born (original) (unreleased)
697. -Words 2 My First Born w/Above The Law – Until The End of Time
698. World Don’t Take It Personally w/ Swoop G – World Don’t Take It Personally
699. World Wide Mob Figures (OG) (unreleased)
700. -World Wide Dime Piece (Og Version 4) (CDQ)
701. -World Wide Mob Figures w/Outlawz – Until The End Of Time
702. -World Wide Mob Figures (remix) – Novakane
703. Worldwide Stampede OFTB Reatil Version
704. Worldwide Stampede (OG) ft 2pac & Kurupt, OFTB
705. Worldwide Stampede (Alt Mix Version) ft 2pac & Kurupt
706. Wussup Wit The Luv w/Digital Underground – The Body Hat Syndrome
707. Y’ll Don’t Know Us – Still I Rise
708. Young Black Male – 2pacalypse Now
709. You Don’t Bring Me Flowers w/Ice T (TV) (unreleased)
710. Young Niggaz – Me Against The World
711. 16 On Death Row – R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
712. 2 Of Amerika’s Most Wanted w/Snoop Dogg – All Eyez On Me
713. -2 Of Amerika’s Most Wanted w/Snoop Dogg (clean lyrics)
714. -2 Of Amerika’s Most Wanted w/Snoop Dogg (Live)
715. -2 of Amerika’s Most Wanted (OG) (Unreleased)
716. -2 of Amerika’s Most Wanted w/Crooked I – Nu Mixx Klassiks
717. 2pac master Mix (Bootleg) – Makaveli II The Remix Album
718. 4 My Niggaz w/Storm (unreleased)
719. -4 My Niggaz (Daz remix) (unreleased)
720. 5 Deadly Venomz w/Treach, Apache, Live Squad – Strictly 4 My Niggaz
721. 50 Enemies w/Bizzy Bone (unreleased) (When Thugs Cry Remix)

East Coast Vs. West Coast

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It’s not about East or West

It’s about niggaz and bitches, power and money,
riders and punks. Which side are you on?

Believe it or not, the two rappers most envolved in the fued between America’s ‘East vs West Coast’ feud, were actually good friends in their earlier days! Before the two rappers started violent lyrical fueds, and public denouncements of one another resulting in much violence between the two coasts these two artists have performed together (left) and also supported each other off stage as close friends!

The fued between the two coasts as we assess it started off when the friendship of 2Pac and the Notorious B.I.G begun in 1994, Tupac supported BIG as an artist, assisting BIG in his struggling career to be known as a rap star, and they made some tracks such as the now famous “2Pac & Biggie – Runnin”. They met pretty often, having dinner at Tupac’s house, or just hanging out. Tupac helped Biggie, he introduced him into Thug Life, supported him on tracks and on stage as the picture above, and even bought Biggies first rolex watch.

The ‘beef’ between the pair came towards the end of ’94. Trouble really began when Tupac was shot 5 times on November 30th, 1994 at 12:20 a.m. It set the grounds for his beef with Biggie, Puffy and Badboy Records as a whole. He was shot 5 times in a recording studio in Times Square. Tupac believed not only the shooting, but also the infamous ‘rape’ case was part of a setup from Bad Boy Records and its affiliates. The setup in the shooting seemed to run hand in hand with the rape case Tupac was going through at the time of the shooting.

This is where the beef between Tupac and Badboy originally began. Tupac never directly blamed Biggie or Puffy in the shooting, but they were his friends, and they never warned him, and he believed they knew about the planned attack on Tupac’s life. After he went to prison they never visited him and as Tupac said, they ‘abandoned’ him and ‘tried to take his position’. While Tupac was in prison he said he thought about giving up rap all together. He said the reason he didn’t was the fact that they were trying to ‘dirty up his name’ and take away everything he’d worked for. When 2Pac was shot in the Manhattan Studio in NY, he claimed that Biggie was aware that the shooting would take place, but failed to give him full information. Their friendship was later worsened when BIG released an album that Tupac said was remarkably similar to 2Pac’s upcoming album, which resulted in Tupac re-recording the entire album. ‘Pac also mentioned that Biggie was “rapping about my life” when he was rapping about the cash, jewelry and assets he did not really have. BIG even began to dress like 2Pac. This can be reffered to in 2Pac’s track “Hit em up”, a vicious denouncement of Biggie Smalls and all Bad Boy Records affiliated artists. Tupac says “Now its all about versace / You copied my style / 5 shots couldn’t drop me / I took it and smiled”, the Outlawz also diss Biggie on the same track with lines like “a B-writer / Pac style taker / I’ll tell you to face,you ain’t nothing shit but a faker.”

Tupac now had serious reasons to beef with Bad Boy Records and was clear to show his anger in his lyrics – “If you wanna be down with Bad Boy, then fuck you too!..” again in the song ‘Hit Em Up’. Tupac was born on the East Harlem section of Manhattan in New York City, which is classed as been on the ‘East Coast’, and The Notorious BIG was from Brooklyn, also East Coast. However when Tupac moved to the West Coast he claimed this as his ‘side’, and his now West Coast record label ‘Death Row’, as his home. Many people from Tupac’s block, saw this as Tupac forgeting were he came from. Then a virtually unknown rapper from the East Coast ‘Chino XL’ said in underground tracks that Tupac was raped in jail, among other things. Tupac adressed the rapper with one line in Hit em Up, not wanting to promote the rapper by mentioning him anymore than that.

From now on the beef between Death Row and some East coast artists and record labels was born. Snoop, 2Pac, the Death Row camp, and other Westcoast rappers dissed Bad Boy artists and the East, they lived the Cali way on. Strech Walker, a long time friend to Pac (who was with 2Pac when he was shot but didn’t help him, he just dissappeared) changed sides to become Biggies Sideman, which again made more reasons for this beef to be more about ‘coasts’ more than anything else.

Pac accused Puffy of making Mainstream MTV Hip Hop, mainly because puffy didnt write his own lyrics and was fake ‘G’. Exactly one year to the day after the NY shooting, Strech was shot, and rumours quickly spread that it was revenge for Pacs shooting in 1994, because Strech didn’t help. In reference to Strecth’s betrayl to Tupac, Tupac says in the track ‘Ambitionz az a ridah’, “Had bitch ass niggas on my team, so indeed they wet me up”. In ‘Against All Odds’ he says “and to that nigga that was down for me, rest his head, switched sides guess his new friends wanted him dead”, refering to Stretchs murder. Tupac believed not only the shooting, but also the rape case was part of a setup by many artists and people affiliated with Bad Boy Records and the East Coast.

After years of public denouncements and verbal assaults from Tupac to the East Coast rapppers and Biggie Smalls the so called beef between the two artists was escalding out of control, and was resulting in much violence between the two ‘coasts’, and many lyrical and public attacks from Tupac to Biggie, his crew, and all of Bad Boy! On September 7th 1996 the coast war reached its peak of disaster as 2Pac was shot in a gangland stlye drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, and died days later in hospital! Then on 03-09-1997, Biggie was shot in an nearly identical way Pac was and also died as a result of the shooting!

So in a short time their friendship had turned into not only their own beef ’2pac vs Biggie’, but also a ‘East vs Westcoast’ beef, and ‘Death Row Records vs Bad Boy Records’ beef, resulting in too many deaths, and the death of the two ex-friends, who were, and maybe still are Hip Hops greatest talents, at the young ages of 25 and 24, respectively! R.I.P.

The Making of Tupac’s All Eyez on Me (XXL)

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Ambitionz Az A Ridah
Produced by Daz Dillinger

Dave Aron: That’s the first song I ever did with Tupac. The day he got out of jail, he didn’t go to the clubs. He didn’t go try to meet women. He went straight to the studio like he was on a mission, and he recorded “Ambitionz Az A Ridah” and “I Ain’t Mad At Cha.” Tupac came in, and he was fresh out of jail. I seen them give him his Death Row medallion that same night. And then he came right in. He was ready to go. He was very hyped, very focused, a lot of energy – mad energy. And you could tell he was really one a mission. He really had a real vision of what was going on, and he wanted to get a lot done in that short amount of time.

Daz Dillinger: The idea came from the me sampling Pee Wee Herman. So if you listen to Pee Wee Herman [the Champs’ “Tequila”], I just put the gangsta twist on it. I gave it to ‘Pac. Came back to the studio, and it was done.

Kurupt: First day he came home, “Ambitionz Az A Ridah” – that was the first record that he did. Suge brought him in. The word went through the office that ‘Pac was home. Everybody [who were] at the studio at that time were up there. I came a little bit later, and when I came, Daz already had the beat started. ‘Pac wasn’t in the studio for any more than 45 minutes before he had his first verse done and laid. That fast. He didn’t even wanna chill; all he wanted to do was get on the mic. Whatever day he landed in Los Angeles, two hours after he landed, he had his first verse laid.

“All About U”
Featuring Dru Down, Hussein Fatal, Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg and Yaki Kadafi
Produced by Johnny “J” and Tupac

Dru Down: It was me, ‘Pac, Syke, Rage and a couple of Outlawz in the studio. We always had bitches in the studio. The only thing crazy was, the Outlawz niggas – Fatal Hussein and Yafeu Fula – were gonna get on the track. It was like an interlude at the end. I did the beginning [uncredited ad-lib-bing]: They were gonna do something at the end. Then them muthafuckas did something where they fucked up. They couldn’t get it right. They were too high and too drunk. They were messing up. They were in the microphone booth, and they were fucking up, and ‘Pac said, “Y’all gotta get the fuck up out of there. I don’t know what the fuck y’all are doing.” They was just playing around. They were taking too long, wasting time. They laughed their ass up in there and all the way out.

Johnny “J”: That was one of the most hilarious records I’ve ever done with Tupac… I used Cameo’s old school cut [1986 single, “Candy”]. Nate Dogg, Snoop, everybody sitting around on speakers, doing their thing. Next thing I know [Nate Dogg sings]: “Every other city we go. Every other video…” I’m like, “Nate, I know you gotta be fucking playing.” They’re like, “Nah, man. We’re dead serious. That’s the hook – we’re talking about video hoes.”

Nate Dogg: It was me, him and Snoop, and we were talking about all the girls that we had seen before. The whole thing came from a video shoot. We were at a video shoot, and it was so funny how, if it wasn’t Snoop that knew the girl, Tupac knew her, or I knew her. It’s like, “Damn, everywhere we go, we see the same girls.” And that’s how the song came about. It was the same as it always is: A little liquor, a little weed, we aiight. ‘Pac was one-taking his verses. He did that a lot. We were having so much fun, the song just came out.

“Skandalouz”
Featuring Nate Dogg
Produced by Daz Dillinger

Nate Dogg: That song was done in 10 minutes. The beat was always already made. We don’t go in the studio and wait on nobody to make a beat. We’d never stay in there long enough. [Working with ‘Pac was] like working with your little brother. He was a little wild muthafucka, full of life. He got an opportunity and ran with it. ‘Cause he didn’t want to be on Death Row Records. And I think he had a three or four… I’m not sure what kind of album dealk he had. But he wanted to get off, though. So he pushed out at least two to three songs a day.

“Got My Mind Made Up”
Featuring Daz Dillinger, Inspectah Deck, Kurupt, Method Man and Redman
Produced by Daz Dillinger

Daz Dillinger: We did that song at my house. Kurupt had brough Method Man and Redman over to my house. And Inspectah Deck was on the song too. He was at the end – “I.N.S., the rebel…” Just his voice. They had taken his voice. They had taken his verse out and kept the background ’cause it sounded good. It wasn’t originally Tupac’s song. I had transferred it at Dr. Dre’s house and had left it out there. [Tupac was] flossing like, “I got a beat with Method man, Redman. Dre made it.” That’s what Dr. Dre told 2pac. That’s how the whole fued started between Dre and ‘Pac. ‘Cause I happened to be walking by the studio like, “That’s my beat. I did that.” Tupac [was] like, “That’s your stuff?” From that situation, that’s when he and Dre started fueding. Dr. Dre was taking credit and wasn’t doing nothing, wasn’t coming around.

Kurupt: The original record was me, Rage, Redman, Method Man and Daz. I told Daz, “Man, this is the one, we need to drop this, we need to put this on Dogg Food.” ‘Cause we did it when we was making Dogg Food. When ‘Pac came home, we put it up for ‘Pac, like “You want this record?” ‘Pac was like “Hell, yeah, I want that record!” And he dropped his verse where Rage’s was, ’cause Rage said she’d put her verse on something else, and that’s how that record made it on ‘Pac’s album. Me, Method Man and Redman and Daz and Rage – that was the original record, and Inspectah Deck was on it at the end. That’s him you hear at the end: “Wish… this…bliss…” That’s inspectah Deck. I went and picked up Red and Meth and Deck personally and took them to Daz’s house. We knocked the record off in about three, four hours. It was a done deal, and then we… we didn’t use it, ’cause Daz wasn’t feeling like mixing it and doing all that. We end up taking it to ‘Pac when ‘Pac came ’cause Suge was like, “When it’s time to work on a project, everybody needs to give everything to whoever’s project it is.”

“How Do You Want It”
Featuring K-Ci and JoJo
Produced by Johnny J

Dave Aron: Danny Boy was originally on the hook. I already had it mixed. And at the last minute. ‘Pac wanted to put K-Ci and JoJo on it. Maybe that was a decision between him and Suge and whatever, I don’t know.

K-Ci: One night we were sitting in the crib, and Suge Knight gave me a call, ’cause we real good friends with Death Row family and everything. They asked us would we like to do a song with ‘Pac, and we were like, “Hell yeah, why not?” That’s our boy. So we got in the studio that same night, actually, that we got the phone call. Man, we were just tripping in the studio, having fun. If y’all read between the lines, y’all know what we were doing up there. [We] had the girlies up in there, doing our thing. The song came out blazing. The funny part was at first, when ‘Pac was trying to sing it, trying to teach us how it goes. I was like, “I see where you’re trying to go, ‘Pac, but it’s not sounding too good.” Anyway, then we heard him doing his rhyme, and we’re like, “Man, we got to rip this, because he came strong.”

“2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted”
Featuring Snoop Dogg
Produced by Daz Dillinger

Dave Aron: We were in the studio and ‘Pac was there, and Snoop was in there. In walks Big Suge, and this was before they did “2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted.” He’s so big, and he walks up. Snoop’s kinda tall, but he was very skinny. He grabs ‘Pac with one arm, and he grabs Snoop with the other and pulls them both together, almost squeezing them into one. He’s like, “I think you guys oughta do a song together. I think that’d be great.” That was awesome to see how big he was, and he put ’em both together llike that. And they ended up doing that song.

Daz Dillinger: ‘Pac was going to court. Snoop was going to court. There was a lot of chemistry between them.

Rick Clifford: ‘Pac was very adamant that the album was spontaneous. Everything that you hear, everybody got one take. They couldn’t go back and fix anything. ‘Pac said that number one, hip-hop is different from R&B. If a guy can’t get out and spit eight to 16 bars, he’s not ready yet. Then he said he loves the first take because there’s a certain feel to it. He said if people go back and try and fix it, they would start thinking about it, they would lose the feel, they would mess it up. So the only one who refused to get out there like that was Snoop. Snoop said he’d come back tomorrow and do it. I think Snoop went home and wrote his stuff, learned his stuff, came in and knocked it off, first take. All Snoop said was, “Wait a minute. You ain’t going to put me out on one take. I’ll come back and do it tomorrow”

“No More Pain”
Produced by DeVante Swing

Dave Aron: I was at the studio at 8 late – 10, 11 p.m. At 3 a.m. DeVante showed up by himself. He wanted to lay a few more parts before they mixed it. It was a very sparse track. But the keyboard parts he put in were very eerie and weird sounding. He was very quiet that night. Very focused. It was interesting to watch him work. He finished about five or six in the morning and said, “I want to mix this now.” We mixed it that same night. It was a long night

“Heartz Of Men”
Produced by DJ Quik

DJ Quik: It’s crazy. A lot of the credits got fucked up back then. It was real bad businesss going on up there sometimes, and if you didn’t go into the office with Roy Tesfay [Suge Knight’s assistant] and them and you do your credits, you got screwed. I got fucked. I did a lot of remixing on that record, and overdubbing and mixing [that I wasn’t credited for]. I made a lot of those records sound a lot better than they did when they came into the studio, and it a real small amount of time. In two days, I remixed like 12 songs.

But for the most part “Heartz Of Men” was the only one that made it on the album that i produced by myself. Tupac was venting. He was vexed about something he wanted to speak about and my job as the producer is to lay down the musical bed so he can be most comfortable getting that shit out of his system. And I think that’s what we accomplished. A driving, angry beat to match his driving, angry delivery.

Pac was a consummate artist. ‘Pac would really think first before he wrote. He would become a part of the song. Almost as if he knew the shit would last forever. He was that meticulous about the way he wrote to certain tracks. My thing with that record was that, as tight as Tupac was – he’s legendary – I still had to be the producer and check what I didn’t like and how we could make that record near perfect, if we couldn’t make it perfect. I had to be stern with him one some things, but for the most part, it was like he was a ghost. It was like, “You’re not supposed to be here.” He was there in the flesh.

We’d get into it every now and then. He’d be like, “Fuck Quik, why you gotta be so hard on me with the backgrounds?” I’m like. “If you make them perfect, they’ll always be perfect. But if you just slouch, they’re gonna suck forever.”

“Life Goes On”
Produced by Johnny “J”

Dru Down: That was more on the serious tip. When they got serious about something, there wasn’t too many people up in the studio. When a **** wanna really be serious, ‘Pac just dumped out all the weed on the mixing board – about four ounces of smoke – and was writing. And niggas had to be quiet. It was on the real low, quiet tip. That was a serious time.

Johnny “J”: We had people in sessions you want to call them street guys or hardcore, they were deep into their thing and they broke down in tears. I can’t believe I saw that. [That record] just had so many people emotional.

“Only God Can Judge Me”
Featuring Rappin’ 4-Tay
Produced by Doug Rasheed and Harold Scrap Freddie

Dave Aron: I thought that was pretty introspective. Pretty straightforward. [Doug Rasheed’s] beats weren’t that complex. They usually were comprised of a few loops and some percussion and a good solid drumbeat. I recorded Rappin’ 4-Tay’s vocals for that. He’s a fun guy. He had his little pimp status going on. He really fit the Oakland mold.

“Tradin War Stories”
Featuring C-BO, E.D.I., Kastro, Napoleon and Storm
Produced by Mike Morsley and Rick Rock

Napoleon: That song was personal for me. When I was three years old, I witnessed my mother and father get murdered in front of me. I got shot in the foot. So on that song, I kinda touched up on that. I was saying, “Brothers wanna talk about war stories, I seen my first war story at the age of three.” ‘Pac already knew what happened to my parents, so he was excited that I touched on it. He knew that it was real. When ‘Pac came and got me from the hood, he seen that I was going through it at an early age. I think that was one of the reasons he embraced me – not that he felt sorry for me – but ‘Pac had a good heart. He saw this brother lost his parents and said, “I feel it’s obligatory to help him out.”

Rick Rock: I don’t know where the fuck I got the sample from. Dionne Warwick or something. When I ended up doing it with ‘Pac, I told him it was “It’s A Man’s World.” And it got cleared under that, but I don’t know who it was. I know I didn’t get it from James Brown. I got it from somewhere else, but it sounds like, “A Man’s World.” I couldn’t remember, ’cause I used to do beats and I didn’t keep my samples. I just had all my shit on a disk. And when I came to California from Alabama, I used to carry a bag full of disks.

“California Love [RMX]”
Featuring Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman
Produced by Dr. Dre

Tommy Daugherty: Fuck it, I can say it: Dre really didn’t want nothing to do with that record. He didn’t like it at all that Tupac came to Death Row, which I thought was kind of interesting, ’cause I remember he said, “That’s it, I’m done with Death Row now that Tupac is here.” I was like, “What the fuck!?” I mean, if you look at that album, he didn’t do shit on All Eyez On Me except for “California Love,” which basically was, ugh, that was going to be his single for Aftermath, right? And Suge heard that shit and said, “Fuck it,” and rushed up to Dre’s house and made him put Tupac on there. So basically he lost his first single for Aftermath, and it ended up being the first single for Tupac. Because the original version of that is three verses with Dre rapping on it. The only person who’s got that original version is DJ Jam, Snoop’s DJ. So basically Suge was like, “Fuck it, we’re putting Tupac on that shit, and this is going to be the single off the record.” That shit was dope. Suge ain’t no dummy.

“I Ain’t Mad At Cha”
Featuring Danny Boy
Produced by Daz Dillinger

Kurupt: We knew when that was done, it was over. Oh yeah, ‘Pac heard the beat and flipped out. And basically he was just like, “Man, this is it. “We sat and we drank and then Daz was just operating on the record, and when ‘Pac was in there working, he wasn’t with the distractions. It was more or less all, “Let’s knock this out, let’s knock this out, let’s knock this out.” I mean, he’d get mad at the engineers for moving too slow. That was his thing. He’d be on top of them like that. You know, “Come on, man, what the fuck? This ain’t too God damn hard. All you have to do is press fuckin’; ‘Record.’ Press fuckin’ ‘Record.’ Now!”

“What’z Ya Phone #”
Featuring Danny Boy
Produced by Johnny “J” and Tupac

Danny Boy: ‘Pac was a walking legend, and I don’t even know if he knew it. There were women coming through all the time, like in any studio. You a guy, you not married, you living that life. You have all the things that the industry provides for you. They’re there as frequently as you like. [The phone call], that was real. Whatever you heard on there was the real thing. [‘Pac got calls like that] all the time. That’s just us clowning in the studio. We put it on speakerphone and held a mic up to it, getting it going… [There’s no credit for the girl because] she probably didn’t want her mama hearing her talk like that. She was one of those girls from around the way.

Dave Aron: On that song, the front desk girl came and did that coversation with Tupac over the phone. I actually mic’d the telephone – a little speakerphone that they had – and they had that coversation between them. That was a little different. They were very creative. When they came up with an idea, they would want to do it and I could facilitate it. That phone conversation was definitely a one-take thing as well. They just did that straight from the top. That’s how he liked to do it-very spontaneous.

Johnny “J”: That’s probably one of the most explicit records I’ve ever done. Definitely a dirty record. Sexual, sexual, sexual.

“Shorty Wanna Be A Thug”
Produced by Johnny “J”

Johnny “J”: It was kinda smooth that day, a laid-back session. ‘Pac started thinking about how these kids think. He was like, “Little homies just want to be a thug.” He just put that title up there, and the subject just jumped off. It gave Napoleon a vibe of making him think it was about him. I kinda looked at it the same way. It was as if he was talking about Napoleon. He saw his parents murdered in front of him. Napoleon had a hard upbringing. He was going through it. It was like a therapeutic vibe. It had Tupac thinking for a minute.

“Holla At Me”
Featuring Jewell
Produced by Bobby “Bobcat” Ervin

Dave Aron: I have great memories of staying up all night with Bobcat. Bobcat had a track that was kinda sparse. Before I mixed it, he wanted to lay a few parts. He wound up laying a whole lot of parts, and we stayed up all night and ended up mixing it ’till about three in the morning.

“Wonda Why They Call U Bytch”
Featuring Michel’le
Produced by Johnny “J” and Tupac

Carlos Warlick: ‘Pac wrote that song with Faith Evans, and actually we recorded it with Faith singing the whole hook. Faith wrote that whole hook and all the parts. But then when it came time to put the album out, they couldn’t get the clearances – the whole Bad Boy thing. They ended up putting Michel’le on it. Michel’le basically copied all the harmonies and everything that Faith had done. It was featuring Faith. They wrote it one night in the studio. They kind of both came up with the concept, and ‘Pac then wrote his vocals, and Faith basically came up with all the harmony and created all the background parts. So it basically was not about Faith.

Dave Aron: That’s about Faith Evans. He was definitely into that whole thing, the Biggie rivalry with Faith. He’d get hyped up a lot.

Johnny “J”: We went through quite a few people on the hook. Faith Evans, I had her on there at first. It was going through a little political mode at the time, you know, the Death Row/Bad Boy thing was going. She was there with me and ‘Pac and my wife – all of us hanging out in the studio. For me to see her over there, I was in shock. I was like, “Wait a minute, that’s Biggie’s wife, dude.” I had a a Budweiser with her and said, “Forget it, man” I stopped thinking about it. I drop the track to “Wonda Why They Call U Bytch,” [and] Faith gets in there – I’m not going to lie – she sounds beautiful on the record. Because of politics, I had to take her off. Suge was like, “‘J’, you know we gotta take Faith off.”

Rick Clifford: ‘Pac comes walking in, there’s a big smile on his face. This girl comes walking in behind him, She looked like she had a rough night. Once again, all the kids, they’re all up in my ear. “Faith…?” And I’m like, “Ahm, that’s what started all this bullshit.” It hadn’t hit me. I was kinda naive on the whole thing.

“When We Ride”
Featuring Outlawz
Produced by DJ Pooh

Big Syke: When he gave everybody their names, we were in Clinton, in the penitentairy. We went to visit him, and he gave everybody their names. When he named himself Makaveli, he named E.D.I., Kastro, Napoleon – he gave Fatal Hussein, Yaki Kadafi, Mopreme…

DJ Pooh: We were over at Can-Am Studios working on a bunch of material. It was me, Soopafly, Daz, all the producers – we’re just sitting there working out tracks. Tupac, Dre and Snoop Dogg – all the artists were going through the studio checking out tracks and recording songs. It was like a work machine. It was one of the best scenarios any record company would want to see. All these powerful people in the studio working together. And Tupac also brought along his crew. Guys always want to open the door for cats that’s coming behind them. He was opening up the door for the Thug Life cats then. I had a track that ‘Pac came in and was like, “Whoa, what the fuck is this?” I was just twisting it together. He was like, “This is us! We doing it! We’re going in the other room. When we finish up over there, we’ll be over here tonight.” I said, “Okay.” Later on, I guess early in the morning, three or four in the morning, he stepped into the studio and said, “Put that track back up!” I put the track back up, and he instantly was like, “This is the one that we doing with the group – we gonna ride on this one and ride the track.” “When We Ride.” He came up with the hook right there and just laid the hook down. He had all the guys come in one by one and just kick it off. It was incredible, man. The song was done in a couple hours. In one night everybody felt like they just wanted to take a crack at it – just jump on it, go spit. So many different flavors and styles – it was an incredible opportunity.

E.D.I.: That’s the one and only track that has all seven members – all nine of us, really – on some Wu-Tang shit. That was just over version of whatever Wu-Tang were doing at the time. ‘Pac was out of jail and on some “rider” shit. That was really a word that [he used] when he got out of jail. Suge and them used to say it a lot – all the niggas from Suge’s hood. ‘Pac just adopted that.

Kastro: Everybody got eight bars. We just basically had the concept; we were introducing our aliases and shit like that. That was right around the era when they had the Wu-Gambinos.

Napoleon: I was listening to rap music the other day, and it seems everybody’s song seems to say “ride or die” and talking something about a “rider” in it. Half of these brothers don’t know what it is, they don’t even know where the concept came from. It was something Tupac got from the Black Panthers. It was a thing during the time of the Black Panthers, where they used to say “ride or die.” If you got that weapon on you and you get pulled over by the police, you gotta ride or die, you gotta really use it. So ‘Pac took it and put it in hip-hop form. A lot of people running around saying they a rider, but they don’t even know what it’s about. It’s just a fad they jumped on.

“Ratha Be Ya ****”
Featuring Richie Rich
Produced by Doug Rasheed

Richie Rich: Tupac called me and told me to bring some Bay Area niggas to put on the album. As many people from the Bay. Everybody were in this one big studio. Tupac comes at me like, “I want us to do a song about bitches. When you want to be down for them, but not be there… Man, you know.” He finished his verse in six minutes. He came over to me, and I was still writing. He laid his verse then wrote his second verse. When I spit the verse, he said “That’s why I fuck with you. You know exactly what the fuck I’m talking about.”

“All Eyez On Me”
Featuring Big Syke
Produced by Johnny “J”

Big Syke: ‘Pac was going on, “If you don’t have no lyrics by the time I finish doing this first verse, your ass ain’t on the song.” He’d finish it. It was a test anytime he picked up the pen. It was like, “****, on your mark, get set, go! And you better have some cutting shit.”

Johnny “J”: That was the very first track I laid when we got together at Death Row. When he just got out of jail, just got released, two days later he’s like, “‘J’, get to the studio, I’m with Death Row now.” I assumed it was a joke, somebody perpetrating Tupac. I’m like “Hell no – ‘Pac is locked up!” He’s like “J, I’m out” I walk in, 15 minutes into the session, the first beat i put in the drum machine is “All Eyez On Me.” I wasn’t going to show him the track, honestly. I was like, “This track? Nah, it’s not finished. It’s imcomplete.” My wife says, “Hey, it’s a dope beat!” So I just pop it in, titles just come right off his fuckin’ head.

“Run Tha Streetz”
Featuring Michel’le, Napoleon and Storm
Produced by Johnny “J” and Tupac

Dave Aron: That’s what was great about working on the album. You got to work with so many people. Who didn’t grow up listening to that “No More Lies” song? And then you work with Michel’le and you hear the little voice, and it’s true. The little voice is little, and then she sings, and it’s just so big, and she’s such a little girl. And she’s so sweet.

Makaveli – The Don Killuminati (The 3 Day Theory) (OG 1996 Version)

Tupac – The Don Killuminati (The 3 Day Theory)

See also: New Leak: Makaveli – The Don Killuminati (The 3 Day Theory) Mixdown (April, 2016)

The album was completed in a total of 7 days. The lyrics were written and recorded in only three days and mixing took an additional four days. The album was originally slated for a March 1997 release, but due to Tupac’s death, Suge Knight released it 4 months earlier (The same day as the Proposition 209 law that Tupac, Suge etc were fighting against got approved and passed in to law, Nov. 5)

Pictured below is the original back cover art to the album, Featuring [From left to right] The Notorious B.I.G., Puff Daddy and Dr. Dre. The [Back] cover was scrapped once Tupac passed.

The album’s original title was „The 3 Day Theory„, (originally consisted of around 14 tracks).

See also : Tupac – The Don Killuminati (The 7 Day Theory) (November 5, 1996) Official Album

The 3 Day Theory OG cover

1. Bomb First (OG Version)
The track is a minute shorter than the other version. Why? No long intro. This automatically makes this version better. There is also a quicker and slightly different outro. Other than that, everything else is exactly the same.

2. Hail Mary (OG Version)
The bass is slightly stronger and beat just sounds less polished/mastered than the other one. Outro is also slightly different. Everything else is exactly the same.

3. Krazy (OG Version)
The intro is very different, it sounds a lot like the intro used for “Toss It Up” on the other release. The beat is also noticeably different (drum pattern is different and too loud, it doesn’t fit the track very well, beat isn’t as polished as the other one and different melodies used on the beat). Outro is also different.

4. Watch Ya Mouth
This diss song obviously didn’t make the other release. Very good diss track though, nice and mellow beat but he goes hard on it and attacks many east coast artists. As for the track itself, the intro uses the same intro used for “To Live & Die in L.A.” and the beat is also not polished.

5. To Live & Die in L.A. (OG Version)
Intro is different than the other one, that’s obvious right from the start. Beat is also slightly different, it doesn’t have the guitar during the hook in the background like the other does. Everything else is exactly the same, as far as I heard.

6. Friends
Another track that didn’t appear on the other release. This track has a remix that is well known within his fanbase, called “Fuck Friendz”. Well, this is the original version. The beat is very different than the remixed version, and it is also not polished. Intro is also different, and so is the hook. For the record, I like the remixed one better.

7. Blasphemy (OG Version)
Ah, my favourite track off the album. I’ve been waiting to hear this one. Anyway, the intro uses the same sample, but is clearer than the other one. The beat also sounds not as polished as the other one, but it’s not very noticeable unless you really pay attention to it. Everything else sounds exactly the same.

8. Hold Ya Head (OG Version)
The only difference I see here is the beat doesn’t sound as polished as the other one. That’s it.

9. Lost Souls (Alternate Version)
Alternate version? I haven’t even heard the original version so I can’t compare them. All I know is that this track did not make the other release, and that it’s an enjoyable track but doesn’t belong on the album, as the beat is too upbeat for the rest of the album. I also realize that “To Live & Die in L.A.” is upbeat, but it still feels like it belongs on the album.

10. White Man’z World (OG Version)
The intro almost identical, but is cleaner on this one and just slightly different. The beat is also very similar but slightly different, in the way that it is slower, has slightly different melodies and is not as polished. The other version is better, but something about this one is kinda creepy and haunting…

11. Niggaz Nature
Yet another track that did not make the other release that also sounds upbeat but less than “Lost Souls”. Very nice track, but I don’t know if it belongs on the album. And I don’t know why but it sounds familiar, even though I know that I’ve never heard it before. Might be the sample/s used here (which, I believe by listening to it, samples Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature”).

12. Against All Odds (OG Version)
Slightly different intro and outro used here, and the bassline is also slightly different (might be the same but sounds different to me, because the beat also isn’t as polished, which makes the bass stronger). Everything else is exactly the same.

13. Hidden Track
Another track that did not appear on the other version. Sounds more like a skit that just samples vocals and interviews (some of which were already used on this and other version of the album) over a decent beat.

14. When Thugz Cry
Final track, and once again a track that did not appear on the other version. It’s a great and an emotional track, reminds me of “White Man’z World”. I’ll definitely be coming back to this one.

This review is based on a comparison between The 3 Day Theory and The 7 Day Theory!

Review by rateyourmusic.com


Handwritten tracklist

The 3 Day Theory


Original/leftover/scrapped tracks for The 7 Day Theory:

Watch Ya Mouth
Friendz (Original Version) Remixed On Until The End Of Time
Lost Souls (Feat. E.D.I. & Young Noble) Released On Gang Related Soundtrack
Niggaz Nature (Feat. Val Young) (Original Version) Remixed On Until The End Of Time
Unreleased Interlude
When Thugz Cry (Feat. Jewell) (Original Version) Remixed On Until The End Of Time
Street Fame (Original Version) Remixed On Better Dayz
Black Jesuz (Feat. Outlawz & Val Young) (Original Version) Remixed On Still I Rise
Killuminati (Feat. Outlawz) (Original Version) Remixed On Still I Rise


See also :

Tupac – The Don Killuminati (The 7 Day Theory) (November 5, 1996) Official Album

New Leak: Makaveli – The Don Killuminati (The 3 Day Theory) Mixdown (April, 2016)

Makaveli – The Don Killuminati (The 7 Day Theory) [Official Album], November 5, 1996

Tupac – The Don Killuminati (The 7 Day Theory)

makaveli_the_don_killuminati-front

Original title was “The 3 Day Theory

Tracklist 

Click for Lyrics, Producers & Samples

01. Intro / Bomb First (My Second Reply) (feat. E.D.I. & Y.Noble) [0:04:57.00]
02. Hail Mary (feat. Kastro, Y.Noble & Prince Ital Joe) [0:05:09.82]
03. Toss It Up (feat. Danny Boy, KC & JoJo & Aaron Hall) [0:05:06.37]
04. To Live & Die In L.A. (feat. Val Young) [0:04:33.49]
05. Blasphemy (feat. Prince Ital Joe) [0:04:38.50]
06. Life Of An Outlaw (feat. The Outlawz) [0:04:54.13]
07. Just Like Daddy (feat. The Outlawz) [0:05:08.66]
08. Krazy (feat. Bad Ass) [0:05:15.89]
09. White Man’z World [0:05:38.53]
10. Me & My Girlfriend [0:05:08.37]
11. Hold Ya Head [0:03:58.60]
12. Against All Odds [0:04:37.60]


Released : November 5, 1996 (USA); 23 April 2001 (UK)
Re-released : 2001 & 2005 Death Row
Recorded : August 1996; Can-Am Studios (Los Angeles)
Length : 59:24 min
Label : Death Row, Makaveli, Interscope Records
Producers: Makaveli (exec.), Suge (Simon) Knight, Darryl “Big D” Harper, Hurt-M-Badd, Reggie Moore, Dametrius Ship, Kevin Lewis* Additional production by Tommy D. Daugherty, Lance Pierre, and Justin Isham


See also : Tupac – The Don Killuminati (The 3 Day Theory) (OG 1996 Version)

Review :

The album was completely finished in a total of seven days during the first week of August 1996. The lyrics were written and recorded in only three days and mixing took an additional four days. These are among the very last songs Shakur recorded before his fatal shooting on September 7, 1996. During those seven days 21 songs were completed, 12 of which made the final product.

The album’s original title was “The 3 Day Theory“, (originally consisted of around 14 tracks).

The album's original title was "The 3 Day Theory", (originally consisted of around 14 tracks)
The album’s original title was “The 3 Day Theory”, (originally consisted of around 14 tracks)

E.D.I. Mean of The Outlawz & Ronald “Riskie” Brent revealed in an August 2014 interview that the official name of the album was mixed up upon release. Tupac wanted the album to be called; “Don Makaveli – Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory”. Don Makaveli referenced as the artist name and Killuminati as the main title.


Charts :

Australian Albums Chart37
Deutsche Alternative Charts5
Dutch Albums Chart61
New Zealand Albums Chart17
Swedish Albums Chart28
UK Albums Chart53
US Billboard 2001
US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums1

Singles :

Toss It Up” – Released: September 26, 1996
To Live & Die in L.A.” – Released: September 26, 1996
Hail Mary” – Released: February 11, 1997


Original/leftover/scrapped tracks for The 7 Day Theory:

Black Jesus – Remixed on Still I Rise
Friends – Remixed on Until the End of Time
Killuminati – Remixed on Still I Rise
Let Em Have It – Remixed on Until the End of Time
Lost Souls – Released on Gang Related soundtrack
Nigga Nature – Remixed on Until the End of Time
Watch Ya Mouth – Unreleased
When Thugz Cry – Remixed on Until the End of Time

+ Unreleased Interlude


Samples :

  • Bomb First (My Second Reply)“ contains a sample of „Uptown Anthem as performed by Naughty by Nature.*
  • Toss It Up“ contains a sample of „Grandma’s Hands“ as performed by Bill Withers, „Blind Man Can See It“ by James Brown, and „In Doubt“ by Peter Gabriel.*
  • To Live and Die in L.A” contains a sample of „Do Me, Baby“ as performed by Prince.*
  • Just Like Daddy“ contains a sample „Impeach the President“ as performed by The Honey Drippers.
  • White Man’z World“ contains a sample of „Spike Lee’s flim Malcolm X“ and excerpts of Louis Farrakhan, and „Up Where We Belong“ by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes.*
  • Hold Ya Head“ contains a sample of „Frank Darabont’s film The Shawshank Redemption“, and „How Do You Keep the Music Playing? by Patty Austin and James Ingram.*
  • Against All Odds“ contains a sample of „Skin I’m In“ as performed by Cameo, and „Francis Ford Coppola’s film The Godfather“.*

Gallery :


XXL article: The Making of Makaveli The Don Killuminati 7 Day Theory album


See also : Tupac – The Don Killuminati (The 3 Day Theory) (OG 1996 Version)

2Pac – All Eyez On Me [Official Album], February 13, 1996

2Pac – All Eyez On Me [Official Album], February 13, 1996

2Pac ‎– All Eyez On Me

Tracklist & Producers: 

Click for Lyrics & Samples

Book 1
1. “Ambitionz az a Ridah” – Prod. Daz Dillinger – 4:39
2. “All Bout U” (featuring Dru Down, Hussein Fatal, Yaki Kadafi, Nate Dogg & Snoop Dogg) – Prod. Johnny “J” & 2Pac – 4:37
3. “Skandalouz” (featuring Nate Dogg) 0 Prod.Daz Dillinger 4:09
4. “Got My Mind Made Up” (featuring Tha Dogg Pound & Method Man & Redman) – Prod. Daz Dillinger – 5:13
5. “How Do U Want It” (featuring K-Ci & JoJo) – Prod. Johnny “J” – 4:47
6. “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” (featuring Snoop Dogg) – Prod.Daz Dillinger – 4:07
7. “No More Pain” – Prod.DeVant Swing – 6:14
8. “Heartz of Men” – Prod. DJ Quik – 4:43
9. “Life Goes On” – Prod. Johnny “J” – 5:02
10. “Only God Can Judge Me” (featuring Rappin’ 4-Tay) – Prod. Doug Rasheed and Harold Scrap Fretty for The Bullets Production Team – 4:57
11. “Tradin War Stories” (featuring C-Bo, Dramacydal & Storm) – Prod. Mike Mosley & Rick Rock – 5:29
12. “California Love (Remix)” (featuring Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman) Prod. Dr. Dre 6:25
13. “I Ain’t Mad at Cha” (featuring Danny Boy) – Prod. Daz Dillinger – 4:53
14. “What’z Ya Phone #” (featuring Danny Boy) Prod. Johnny “J” & 2Pac – 5:10

Book 2
1. “Can’t C Me” (featuring George Clinton) – Prod. Dr. Dre – 5:30
2. “Shorty Wanna Be a Thug” – Prod. Johnny “J” – 3:51
3. “Holla at Me” (featuring Nanci Fletcher) Prod. Bobby Ervin & DJ Naya – 4:56
4. “Wonda Why They Call U Bitch” – Prod. Johnny “J” & 2Pac – 4:19
5. “When We Ride” (featuring Outlaw Immortalz) – Prod. DJ Pooh – 5:09
6. “Thug Passion” (featuring Dramacydal, Jewell & Storm) Prod. Johnny “J” & 2Pac – 5:08
7. “Picture Me Rollin‘” (featuring Big Syke, CPO & Danny Boy) Prod. Johnny “J” – 5:15
8. “Check Out Time” (featuring Big Syke, Kurupt & Natasha Walker) Prod. Johnny “J” 4:39
9. “Ratha Be Ya Nigga” (featuring Richie Rich) Prod. Doug Rasheed – 4:14
10. “All Eyez on Me” (featuring Big Syke) Prod. Johnny “J” – 5:08
11. “Run tha Streetz” (featuring Michel’le, Napoleon & Storm) Prod. Johnny “J” & 2Pac – 5:17
12. “Ain’t Hard 2 Find” (featuring C-Bo, The Click & Richie Rich) Prod. Mike Mosley & Rick Rock – 4:29
13. “Heaven Ain’t Hard 2 Find” (featuring Danny Boy) Prod. QD3 – 3:58


Released : February 13, 1996 on Death Row, Interscope
Re-released :  2001 Death Row, 2004 & 2005 Koch, 2011 Death Row & WIDEawake
Highest Chart Position : #1 US Billboard 200 & US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)
Certified : Diamond by the RIAA on July 23, 2014
Recorded : October 13 – October 18, 1995; Can-Am Studios (Los Angeles)
Length : 132:18 min

Label : Death Row, Interscope
Producers: DJ Quik, Dat Nigga Daz, DeVanté, DJ Pooh, Dr. Dre, Lawlay, Bobby “Bobcat” Ervin, Johnny “J”, Mike Mosley, Doug Rasheed, Rick Rock, QD3, 2Pac


See also : The Making of Tupac’s All Eyez on Me (XXL)


Singles :

California Love” – Released: December 28, 1995
2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” – Released: May 7, 1996
How Do U Want It” – Released: June 4, 1996
“All Bout U” – Released: August 13, 1996
Life Goes On” – Released: September 11, 1996
I Ain’t Mad at Cha” – Released: September 15, 1996


Review :

”All Eyez On Me” is one of the most influential hip-hop albums of all time. This CD was dropped by a new 2Pac, fresh out of jail on bail with Death Row records. 2Pac hit the studios literally hours after being released and this CD is said to be recorded in less than 2 weeks. This double album was 2Pac’s first (and second) of three albums obligated to Death Row Records in exchange for their support in baling him out of jail. It is arguably 2Pac’s best album, and surely his most well known.

This album was a no holds barred tribute to the thug lifestyle. There are some remnants of his old political and social messages but they are overpowered by the strong sense of anger from being jailed while the men who tried to convict him and then kill him were roaming about free.

The first of the double discs contains all of the commercial hits and the second contains the more rugged hits. There are a lot of collaborations with various artists including Thug Life, the Outlawz (2Pac’s new posse at the time) and the Death Row family. The production on this album is top-notch with the likes of DJ Quik, Johnny J, Daz Dillinger, Dr. Dre and even 2Pac himself all having a helping hand. Many rappers have tried to reproduce this album by buying hot beats and persuading other popular rappers into collaborations, but none have been able to match this album.

The songs on All Eyez on Me are, in general, unapologetic celebrations of what is called in the idiom the thug lifestyle. Though there is the occasional reminiscence about past and present friends, it is a definite move away from the social and political consciousness of 2Pacalypse Now.

The album features occasional guest spots from Shakur’s regulars, such as former-Thug Life members and The Outlawz, as well as Snoop Dogg, and other guests. Most of the album was produced by Johnny “J” and Daz Dillinger, with help from Dr. Dre on the songs “California Love” and “Can’t C Me”.

The album was certified Diamond by the RIAA on July 23, 2014.

 


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Latasha Harlins – The Girl Who Died with TWO Dollars in Her Hand

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Latasha Harlins, in this undated photo, was killed on March 16, 1991 / VIA LOS ANGELES TIMES

Latasha Harlins (July 14, 1975 – March 16, 1991) was a 15-year-old African-American girl who was unlawfully shot and killed by Soon Ja Du, a 51-year-old Korean store owner. Harlins was a student at Westchester High School in Los Angeles. Because Harlins’ death came thirteen days after the videotaped beating of Rodney King and Du was fined, sentenced to probation and community service for her crime, some sources cited the shooting as one of the causes of the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

Tupac Shakur also took particular note of Harlins’ death and in 1993 released a song entitled “Keep Ya Head Up” which was dedicated to Latasha Harlins.

Thereafter, Tupac made frequent mention of Harlins in his songs, including tracks like:

Something 2 Die 4 (Interlude)” (“Latasha Harlins, remember that name… ‘Cause a bottle of juice is not something to die for”)
Thugz Mansion” (“Little Latasha, sho’ grown/Tell the lady in the liquor store that she’s forgiven/ So come home”)
I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto” (“Tell me what’s a black life worth / A bottle of juice is no excuse, the truth hurts / And even when you take the shit / Move counties get a lawyer, you can shake the shit / Ask Rodney, Latasha, and many more”)
White Mans World” (“Rest In Peace To Latasha, Little Yummy, and Kato…”)
“Hellrazor” (“Dear Lord if ya hear me, tell me why / Little girl like Latasha, had to die”)


Harlins was a 15-year-old African-American girl living with her grandmother in South Central.

On that day — less than two weeks after King was beaten — she walked into the Empire Liquor Market on South Figueroa Street. She grabbed orange juice from the refrigerator and placed it in her bag, $2 in her hands to pay for it.

However, the store’s owner, Korean-American Soon Ja Du, believed that Harlins was stealing the juice.

A scuffle ensued at the register when Du tried to pull Harlins’ bag across the counter. Meanwhile, Harlins fought back, knocking the then-51-year-old woman down.

Harlins took the orange juice out of her bag and put it back on the counter, and then turned to leave. However, Du picked herself off from the ground with a handgun from the counter, shooting Harlins in the back of the head from three feet away.

Harlins died with that $2 in her left hand.

Read an excerpt here: The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the LA Riots

THUG LIFE

Thug Life consists of Tupac Shakur, Big Syke, Stretch, Mopreme Shakur, The Rated R, Macadoshis, and Kato. Founded in 1992 by Tupac and Randy “Stretch” Walker. They recorded a song also titled “Thug Life” and and shortly thereafter joined  Little Psycho aka Big Syke. Later also joined Macadoshis and The Rated R.

They released one album, 1994’s Thug Life: Volume 1, before disbanding after Tupac died on September 13, 1996.

Walter Burns aka The Rated R met Tupac through Treach of Naughty by Nature & Coolio in 1992 in L.A. After an impromptu rhyme session in Treach’s hotel room – Tupac took immediate interest and put down in THUG LIFE.

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