Tupac: Resurrection (soundtrack)

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Tupac: Resurrection
Soundtrack album by 2Pac
Released November 4, 2003 (US)
Genre Hip Hop
Length 54:59
Label Amaru
Producer Eminem, Johnny "J", Stretch, Shock G, Easy Mo Bee, Red Spyda
2Pac chronology
Nu-Mixx Klazzics
(2003)
Tupac: Resurrection (Original Soundtrack)
(2003)
2Pac Live
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
RapReviews.com (8/10) [2]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars [3]
Uncut (4/10) [4]
CD Universe 4/5 stars [5]

Tupac: Resurrection was released by Amaru Entertainment as the soundtrack for the 2003 documentary, Academy Award nominated Tupac: Resurrection. It includes several previously released 2Pac recordings, including "Death Around the Corner" from Me Against the World, "Secretz of War" from Still I Rise, Holler If Ya Hear Me from Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. and "Rebel of the Underground" from 2Pacalypse Now; and unreleased 2Pac verses re-constructed into new tracks such as "Ghost", "One Day at a Time", and "Runnin (Dying to Live)". Eminem produced major parts of this album. The song "Runnin (Dying to Live)" won the Top Soundtrack Song of the Year award at the 2005 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The Album Features The Notorious B.I.G., Eminem, 50 Cent, Outlawz, & Digital Underground. "Intro", "Ghost", "Death Around The Corner", "Bury Me A G" and "Str8 Ballin'" do not actually feature in the movie, but appear on the album.

Commercial Success[edit]

The album went platinum selling more than 420,000 copies in its first week.

It has sold 1,666,335 copies in the United States as of 2011.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Intro" (Previously Unreleased)   0:05
2. "Ghost" (previously unreleased) Eminem 4:17
3. "One Day at a Time (Em's Version)" (with Eminem feat. Outlawz, previously unreleased) Eminem 3:44
4. "Death Around the Corner" (from Me Against The World, 1995) Johnny "J" 4:07
5. "Secretz of War" (feat. Outlawz, from Still I Rise, 1999) Johnny "J" 4:13
6. "Runnin' (Dying to Live)" (feat. The Notorious B.I.G., released in 2002) Eminem 3:51
7. "Holler If Ya Hear Me" (from Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z, 1993) Stretch 4:38
8. "Starin' Through My Rear View" (feat. Outlawz, from Gang Related soundtrack, 1997) Makaveli, Johnny "J" 5:11
9. "Bury Me a G" (feat. Thug Life, from Thug Life Volume 1, 1994) Thug Music 5:00
10. "Same Song" (feat. Digital Underground, from This Is an EP Release, 1991) Shock G 3:57
11. "Panther Power" (feat. Tyson, from Beginnings: The Lost Tapes 1988–1991, 2000) Chopmaster J and Strictly Dope 4:36
12. "Str8 Ballin'" (from Thug Life Volume 1, 1994) Easy Mo Bee 5:04
13. "Rebel of the Underground" (from 2Pacalypse Now, 1991) Shock G 3:17
14. "The Realist Killaz" (feat. 50 Cent, previously unreleased) Red Spyda 2:59

Samples[edit]

Album Chart Positions[edit]

Chart Peak positions
Belgium Charts (Flanders) #41[7]
Billboard 200 #2[8]
Canadian Charts #3[8]
Dutch Charts #36[9]
Deutsch Charts #76[10]
French Charts #57[11]
Irish Charts #25[12]
Switzerland Charts #68[13]
Top R&B/Rap Albums #3[8]
UK Charts #62[14]

Album singles[edit]

Single information
"One Day at a Time (Em's Version)"
  • Released: 2003
  • B-side:
"Runnin' (Dying to Live)"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ RapReviews review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review
  4. ^ Uncut review
  5. ^ Album Reviews at CD Universe
  6. ^ "Tupac Month: 2Pac’s Discography". Retrieved May 27, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Tupac - Resurrection". ultratop.be. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  8. ^ a b c "2Pac". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  9. ^ Steffen Hung. "Tupac - Resurrection". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  10. ^ musicline.de / PhonoNet GmbH. "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche". musicline.de. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  11. ^ Steffen Hung. "Tupac - Resurrection". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  12. ^ http://www.chart-track.co.uk/index.jsp?c=p%2Fmusicvideo%2Fmusic%2Farchive%2Findex_test.jsp&ct=240002&arch=t&lyr=2003&year=2003&week=46"
  13. ^ Steffen Hung. "Tupac - Resurrection". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  14. ^ "2PAC - The Official Charts Company". Theofficialcharts.com. Retrieved 2011-09-02.