Best of 2Pac

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Best of 2Pac
Greatest hits album by
ReleasedDecember 3, 2007
GenreHip-hop
Label
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 3, 2007 in the United Kingdom,[1] having had been leaked on November 30. As of September 2011, more than 212,399 copies of Thug have been sold in the United States, while Life has sold more than 135,249.[2]

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

Best of 2Pac, Part 1: Thug
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Greatest hits album by
Recorded1991–1996
Length51:54
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars link
Mobster Music4/5 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.TitleProducerLength
1."2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted" (feat. Snoop Doggy Dogg, from All Eyez On Me, 1996)Dat Nigga Daz, Tracy Robinson4:06
2."California Love (Original Mix)" (feat. Dr. Dre, Roger Troutman, from All Eyez On Me (UK), 1996)Dr. Dre4:44
3."So Many Tears" (from Me Against The World, 1995)Shock G3:58
4."I Ain't Mad at Cha" (feat. Danny Boy, from All Eyez On Me, 1996)Dat Nigga Daz4:54
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 Godson4:45
7."Changes" (feat. Talent, from Greatest Hits, 1998)Deon Big D The Impossible Evans4:29
8."Hail Mary" (feat. Outlawz, from The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, 1996)Hurt-M-Badd5:12
9."Unconditional Love" (from Greatest Hits, 1998)Johnny "J"3:58
10."Dear Mama (Remix)" (feat. Anthony Hamilton, from Pac's Life, 2006)Frank Nitty5:29
11."Resist the Temptation" (feat. Amel Larrieux, previously unreleased)Jake One (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 [3] 13 [3] 6 76 [4]

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

Best of 2Pac, Part 2: Life
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Greatest hits album by
Recorded1989–1996
Length46:50
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars link
Mobster Music4/5 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.TitleProducerLength
1."Definition of a Thug Nigga" (from R U Still Down? (Remember Me), 1997)Warren G4:08
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 Nitty4:28
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 Daryl4:24
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 Evans3:53
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 III" (from Until the End of Time, 2001)Cold 187um4:30
11."Dopefiends Diner" (previously unreleased)Ivan "Orthodox" Barias & Carvin "Ransum" Haggins (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 [3] 15 [3] 8 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cooper, Lana (January 20, 2008). "2Pac: The Best of 2Pac - Part 1: Thug / The Best of 2Pac - Part 2: Life". PopMatters. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
  2. ^ "Tupac Month: 2Pac's Discography". Retrieved May 27, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d "2Pac". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-01-16.
  4. ^ "2Pac - The Best Of Pt 1 - Thug". Chart Stats. December 15, 2007. Archived from the original on July 30, 2012.

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