Letter 2 My Unborn

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"Letter 2 My Unborn"
Single by 2Pac
from the album Until the End of Time
Released June 5, 2001
Format CD single, 12"
Genre R&B, hip hop
Length 3:55
Label Interscope
Amaru Entertainment
Death Row Records
Writer(s) Tupac Shakur, Johnny Jackson, Michael Jackson
Producer(s) Johnny "J" & Trackmasters
2Pac singles chronology
"Until the End of Time"
(2001)
"Letter 2 My Unborn"
(2002)
"Thugz Mansion"
(2002)
Music video
“Letter 2 My Unborn” on YouTube

"Letter 2 My Unborn" is a song by Tupac Shakur, released as a posthumous single from his album Until the End of Time in 2001. The accompanying music video received moderate airplay though it was less successful than the lead single from the album, the title track. The single peaked at number 64in the airplay chart.

Lyrical Content[edit]

In the song Tupac speaks to his hypothetical unborn child, relating stories of his own life and advising the child to avoid the troubles that he himself has faced.

Composition[edit]

The song samples Michael Jackson's 1989 hit "Liberian Girl" (from Bad, 1987), but is set at a higher tempo and features a female vocal backing track by Tena Jones (formerly of 4th Avenue Jones).[1]

Track listing[edit]

12"

  1. "Letter 2 My Unborn" - 3:55
  2. "Letter 2 My Unborn" (instrumental) - 3:55
  3. "Hell 4 a Hustler" - 4:56

Promo

  • Side A
  1. "Letter 2 My Unborn" - 3:57
  2. "Letter 2 My Unborn" (instrumental) - 3:57
  3. "Letter 2 My Unborn" (a cappella) - 3:56
  • Side B
  1. "Niggaz Nature" (remix) (radio edit) - 3:45
  2. "Niggaz Nature" (remix) - 5:04
  3. "Niggaz Nature" (remix) (instrumental) - 5:08
  4. "Niggaz Nature" (remix) (a cappella) - 4:57

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 2
Germany (Media Control Charts)[3] 76
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[4] 61
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 21
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[6] 64

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