Best of 2Pac

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Best Of 2Pac
Greatest hits album by 2Pac
Released December 4, 2007
Genre Hip-hop
Label Amaru/Interscope/Tha Row/UMG
2Pac chronology
Nu-Mixx Klazzics Vol. 2
(2007)
Best of 2Pac
(2007)

Best of 2Pac is a posthumous greatest hits compilation series from rapper Tupac Shakur released in two parts: Thug and Life. Both albums were released on December 4, 2007 in the United States and December 10, 2007 in the United Kingdom, having had been leaked on November 30. As of Sept. 2011, more than 212,399 copies of Thug have been sold in the United States, while Life has sold more than 135,249.[1]

Best of 2Pac, Part 1: Thug[edit]

Best of 2Pac, Part 1: Thug
Greatest hits album by 2Pac
Recorded 1991-1996
Length 51:54
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Mobster Music 4/5 stars

Best of 2Pac, Part 1: Thug is a posthumously released compilation album which is the first part of Best of 2Pac. It is sold separately from part 2 and was released on December 4, 2007. It consists mostly of songs released before his death.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted" (feat. Snoop Doggy Dogg, from All Eyez On Me, 1996) Dat Nigga Daz, Tracy Robinson 4:06
2. "California Love (Original Mix)" (feat. Dr. Dre, Roger Troutman, from Greatest Hits, 1998) Dr. Dre 4:44
3. "So Many Tears" (from Me Against The World, 1995) Shock G 3:58
4. "I Ain't Mad at Cha" (feat. Danny Boy, from All Eyez On Me, 1996) Dat Nigga Daz 4:54
5. "How Do U Want It" (feat. K-Ci & JoJo, from All Eyez On Me, 1996) Johnny "J" 4:47
6. "Trapped" (from 2Pacalypse Now, 1991) Ramon Pee Wee Godson 4:45
7. "Changes" (feat. Talent, from Greatest Hits, 1998) Deon Big D The Impossible Evans 4:29
8. "Hail Mary" (feat. Outlawz, from The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, 1996) Hurt-M-Badd 5:12
9. "Unconditional Love" (from Greatest Hits, 1998) Johnny "J" 3:58
10. "Dear Mama (Remix)" (feat. Anthony Hamilton, from Pac's Life, 2006) Frank Nitty 5:29
11. "Resist the Temptation" (feat. Amel Larrieux, previously unreleased) Sha Money XL (Originally produced by Big D The Impossible) 5:44

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums Top Rap Albums UK Charts
2007 The Best of 2Pac, Part 1: Thug 65 [2] 13 [2] 6 76 [3]

Best of 2Pac, Part 2: Life[edit]

Best of 2Pac, Part 2: Life
Greatest hits album by 2Pac
Recorded 1989-1996
Length 46:50
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link
Mobster Music 4/5 stars

Best of 2Pac, Part 2: Life is a posthumously released compilation album which is the second part of Best of 2Pac. It is sold separately from part 1 and was released on December 4, 2007. It consists mostly of songs released after his death.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Definition of a Thug Nigga" (from R U Still Down? (Remember Me), 1997) Warren G 4:08
2. "Still Ballin' (Nitty Remix)" (feat. Trick Daddy, from Better Dayz, 2002) Frank Nitty (Original by Johnny "J") 2:50
3. "Until the End of Time (RP Remix)" (feat. Richard Page, from Until the End of Time, 2001) Johnny "J" & Frank Nitty 4:28
4. "Never Call U Bitch Again" (feat. Tyrese, from Better Dayz, 2002) Johnny "J" 4:38
5. "They Don't Give a Fuck About Us" (feat. The Outlawz, from Better Dayz) Johnny "J" 5:06
6. "Keep Ya Head Up" (feat. Dave Hollister, from Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z., 1993) DJ Daryl 4:24
7. "Ghetto Gospel" (feat. Elton John, from Loyal to the Game, 2004) Eminem (Originally produced by Big D The Impossible) 3:58
8. "Brenda's Got a Baby" (from 2Pacalypse Now, 1991) Deon Big D The Impossible Evans 3:53
9. "Thugz Mansion" (feat. J. Phoenix, from Better Dayz, 2002) A. "Pitboss" Johnson, Aulsondro "Novelist" Hamilton, and Claudio Cueni (Original by Johnny "J") 4:12
10. "When I Get Free" (from Until the End of Time, 2001) Cold 187um 4:30
11. "Dopefiends Diner" (previously unreleased) Original by The (Originally produced by Big D The Impossible) 4:53

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums Top Rap Albums UK Charts
2007 The Best of 2Pac, Part 2: Life 77 [2] 15 [2] 8 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tupac Month: 2Pac’s Discography". Retrieved May 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "2Pac". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  3. ^ "2Pac - The Best Of Pt 1 - Thug". Chart Stats. 2007-12-15. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 

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