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Tupac Shakur discography
Studio albums 6
Compilation albums 11
Singles 43
Soundtrack albums 6
Posthumous albums 6
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This is the discography of Tupac Shakur, an American rapper. He is the world's best-selling rapper, with over 75 million albums sold.[1] There have been twelve studio albums released; six were completed before Shakur's death in 1996 and six were posthumously released.

Albums[edit]

Studio[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions RIAA certification
U.S. U.S. R&B[2] UK FRA IRL
1991 2Pacalypse Now 64[3] 13 Platinum[4]
1993 Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.
  • Released: February 16, 1993
  • Label: TNT/Interscope/Atlantic (92209), Priority (50604)
  • Format: CD, cassette, LP
24[5] 4 Platinum[6]
1994 Thug Life: Volume 1
  • Released: September 26, 1994
  • Label: Jive (50608)
  • Format: CD, cassette
42[7] 6[7] Gold[8]
1995 Me Against the World
  • Released: March 14, 1995
  • Label: Interscope/Atlantic (92399)
  • Format: CD, cassette, LP
1[9] 1 2× Platinum[10]
1996 All Eyez on Me[11] 1[12] 1 74 99 61 9× Platinum[4]
The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory
  • Released: November 5, 1996
  • Label: Death Row/Makaveli (63012)
  • Format: CD, cassette, LP, DualDisc
1[2] 1 4× Platinum[13]
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Posthumous[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions[2] RIAA certification
U.S. U.S. R&B CAN UK AUS FRA GER IRL NLD NZ SWI
1997 R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
  • Released: November 25, 1997
  • Label: Jive (41628)
  • Format: CD, cassette, LP
2[14] 1 12 4× Platinum[15]
1999 Still I Rise
  • Released: December 14, 1999
  • Label: Interscope (490413)
  • Format: CD, cassette
6[16] 2 2× Platinum[13]
2001 Until the End of Time
  • Released: March 27, 2001
  • Label: Amaru/Death Row/Interscope (490840)
  • Format: CD, cassette, LP
1[17] 1 2 3× Platinum[13]
2002 Better Dayz[18]
  • Released: November 26, 2002
  • Label: Amaru/Tha Row/Interscope (497070)
  • Format: CD, cassette, LP
5 1 7 144 100 29 3× Platinum[13]
2004 Loyal to the Game[19]
  • Released: December 14, 2004
  • Label: Amaru (000386102)
  • Format: CD, LP
1 1 7 20 21 55 50 20 44 31 21 Platinum[20]
2006 Pac's Life[21]
  • Released: November 21, 2006
  • Label: Interscope (000802502)
  • Format: CD
9 3 83 71
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Compilations[edit]

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Year Album details Peak chart positions RIAA certification
U.S.[2] U.S. R&B[2] UK BLG[22] FRA IRL NZ[23]
1998 Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 24, 1998
  • Label: Death Row (90301)
  • Format: CD, cassette, LP
3[24] 1 24 9× Platinum[25]
1999 1 in 21: A Tupac Shakur Story
  • Released: June 29, 1999
  • Label: Aim (4004)
  • Format: CD
2000 The Lost Tapes: Circa 1989
  • Released: April 18, 2000
  • Label: Lightyear (54377)
  • Format: CD, cassette
178 49
The Rose That Grew from Concrete
  • Released: October 17, 2000
  • Label: Interscope (490813)
  • Format: CD, cassette, LP
89 28
2003 The Prophet: The Best of the Works
  • Released: July 7, 2003
  • Label: Tha Row (1005), Simply Vinyl (22256)
  • Format: CD, LP
40[23] 41
Nu-Mixx Klazzics
  • Released: October 7, 2003
  • Label: Koch (9530)
  • Format: CD, cassette, LP
15 5
2004 2Pac Live[26]
  • Released: August 10, 2004
  • Label: Tha Row (5746)
  • Format:
54 16 67 84 52
2005 Ready 2 Die
  • Released: January 31, 1995
  • Label: Street Dance (166882)
  • Format: CD
70[27]
The Rose, Vol. 2
  • Released: September 20, 2005
  • Label: Koch (5852)
  • Format: CD
Live at the House of Blues
  • Released: September 20, 2005
  • Label: Eagle Vision/Tha Row (30129)
  • Format: DVD, CD, UMD
159 48 179[28] Platinum[29]
2007 10th Anniversary Collection
  • Released: February 12, 2007
  • Label: Tha Row (1000)
  • Format: CD
Beginnings: The Lost Tapes 1988-1991
  • Released: June 12, 2007
  • Label: Lightyear (54385)
  • Format: CD, cassette
Nu-Mixx Klazzics Vol. 2
  • Released: July 3, 2007
  • Label: Tha Row/Koch (5929)
  • Format: CD
45 8
Best of 2Pac Part 1: Thug
  • Released: December 4, 2007
  • Label: Amaru/Interscope (1007202)
  • Format: CD
65 13
Best of 2Pac Part 2: Life
  • Released: December 4, 2007
  • Label: Amaru/Interscope (1022102)
  • Format: CD
77 15
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

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North America and United Kingdom[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions[30] RIAA certification[31] Album
U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B U.S. Rap U.S. Maxi U.S. Top 40 CAN UK[32]
1991 "Trapped" 2Pacalypse Now
1992 "Brenda's Got a Baby" 23 3
"If My Homie Calls"
1993 "Holla If Ya Hear Me" Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.
"I Get Around" (feat. Digital Underground) 11 5 8 2 7 Gold
"Keep Ya Head Up" 12 7 2 3 Gold
1994 "Papa'z Song" 87 82 2
"Cradle to the Grave" (feat. Thug Life) 91[33] 25[33] Thug Life: Volume 1
"Pour Out a Little Liquor" (feat. Thug Life)
1995 "Dear Mama" 9 3 1 1 16 27[34] Platinum Me Against the World
"So Many Tears" 44 21 6 41
"Temptations" 68 35 13
"California Love" (feat. Dr. Dre, Roger Troutman) 1 1 1 1 2 6 2× Platinum
1996 "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted" (feat. Snoop Dogg) All Eyez on Me
"How Do U Want It" (feat. K-Ci and JoJo) 1[35] 1 1 23 15 17 2× Platinum
"Hit 'Em Up" (feat. Outlawz)
1997 "To Live & Die in LA" The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory
"Toss It Up" (airplay only; feat. Danny Boy, K-Ci and JoJo)
"Hail Mary" (airplay only)
"Wanted Dead or Alive" (feat. Snoop Dogg) 16 Gridlock'd
"I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto" 67 14 18 7 21 R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
"Runnin'" (feat. Stretch, The Notorious B.I.G.) 15 One Million Strong
1998 "Do for Love" 21 10 2 13 26 12 Gold R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
"Static" 1 in 21: A Tupac Shakur Story
"Happy Home" 17
1999 "Changes" 32 12 5 14 3 Greatest Hits
"Unconditional Love"
"I Ain't Mad at Cha" (feat. Danny Boy) 13 All Eyez on Me
2000 "Baby Don't Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)" (feat. Outlawz) 72 36 16 Still I Rise
2001 "Until the End of Time" 52[35] 21[35] 20 4 Until the End of Time
"Letter 2 My Unborn" 64 21
2003 "Thugz Mansion (7 Remix)" 19 10 4 5 24 Better Dayz
"Still Ballin (Nitty Remix)" (feat. Trick Daddy) 69 31 15 24
"Life Goes On" All Eyez on Me
"Runnin' (Dying to Live)" (feat. The Notorious B.I.G.) 19 11 5 11[36] 17[37] Tupac: Resurrection
2004 "One Day at a Time" (feat. Eminem, Outlawz)
80 51 22 27
"Thugs Get Lonely Too" (feat. Nate Dogg) 98 55 31 Loyal to the Game
2005 "Ghetto Gospel" (feat. Elton John) 1[38]
2006 "Untouchable" (feat. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony) Pac's Life
"Pac's Life" (feat. Ashanti, T.I.) 81 25 21[39]
"—" denotes singles that did not chart or were released standalone.

Australia and Europe[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
AUS AUT BLG DEN FRA GER IRL NLD NZ PT SWI
2000 "They're Tryin' To Kill Me" 36[40]
2003 "Thugz Mansion (7 Remix)"[41] 26 74 30 12 Better Dayz
"Runnin' (Dying to Live)" (feat. The Notorious B.I.G.) 12[40] 19[42] 30[43] 28[44] 12[37] 15[37] 13[45] 8[46] 9[47] Tupac: Resurrection
2005 "Ghetto Gospel" (feat. Elton John)[38] 1 3 25 20 3 1 3 7 Loyal to the Game
2006 "Pac's Life" (feat. Ashanti, T.I.)[39] 34 31 9 38 19 Pac's Life
"—" denotes singles that did not chart or were released standalone.

Soundtrack appearances[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart position RIAA certification Featured songs
U.S. U.S. R&B CAN UK BLG FRA IRL NLD SWI
1993 Poetic Justice
  • Released: June 29, 1993
  • Label: Epic (724526)
  • Format: CD
23[48] Gold[49]
  • "Definition of a Thug Nigga"
1994 Above the Rim 2[50] 1[50] 2× Platinum[51]
  • "Pour out a Little Liquor" (feat. Thug Life)
  • "Pain"
1995 The Show: The Soundtrack
  • Released: August 15, 1995
  • Label: Def Jam (529021)
  • Format: CD, LP
4[52] 1[52] Platinum[53]
  • "My Block"
1997 Gridlock'd
  • Released: January 28, 1997
  • Label: Death Row (534684), Interscope (90114)
  • Format: CD, LP
1[54] 1[54]
Gang Related
  • Released: October 7, 1997
  • Label: Priority (53509)
  • Format: CD
2[55] 1[55] 2× Platinum[56]
  • "Life's So Hard"
  • "Staring Through My Rear View" (feat. Outlawz)
  • "Made Niggaz" (feat. Outlawz)
  • "Lost Souls" (feat. Outlawz)
2003 Tupac: Resurrection
  • Released: November 11, 2003
  • Label: Amaru/Interscope (153302)
  • Format: CD, LP
2[2] 3[2] 3[2] 62[57] 41[57] 57[28] 25[57] 36[58] 68[59] Platinum[60]
"—" denotes albums that did not chart.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ XXL magazine October 2006.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "2Pac: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". All Music Guide. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  3. ^ "2Pacalypse Now". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  4. ^ a b Brown 139.
  5. ^ "Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  6. ^ Brown 9.
  7. ^ a b "Thug Life: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". All Music Guide. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  8. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum: Thug Life". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  9. ^ "Me Against the World". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  10. ^ Brown 31.
  11. ^ "2Pac - All Eyez on Me". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-10. 
  12. ^ "All Eyez on Me". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  13. ^ a b c d Brown 138.
  14. ^ "R U Still Down? (Remember Me)". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  15. ^ "Leann Rimes Takes 1997's Top-Seller Honors: 12.5 Million Recordings Sold". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. January 1, 1998. 
  16. ^ "Still I Rise". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  17. ^ "Until the End of Time". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  18. ^ "2Pac - Better Dayz". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-10. 
  19. ^ "2Pac - Loyal to the Game". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-10. 
  20. ^ Brown 137.
  21. ^ "2Pac - Pac's Life". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-10. 
  22. ^ "2Pac - Greatest Hits". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  23. ^ a b "2Pac - The Prophet: The Best of the Works". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  24. ^ "Greatest Hits". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  25. ^ Saraceno, Christina (June 1, 2001). "2Pac Reaches Sales Mark". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2008-06-07. 
  26. ^ "2Pac - Live". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  27. ^ "2Pac - Ready 2 Die". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  28. ^ a b "Tupac albums chart history". LesCharts.com. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  29. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum: Live at the House of Blues". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  30. ^ "2Pac: Charts & Awards: Billboard Singles". All Music Guide. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  31. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum: 2Pac". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  32. ^ "UK Top 40 Database". everyHit.com. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  33. ^ a b "Thug Life: Charts & Awards: Billboard Singles". All Music Guide. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  34. ^ "2Pac - Dear Mama". Chartstats.com. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  35. ^ a b c "Artist Chart History: 2Pac". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  36. ^ "Tupac singles chart history". GfK. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  37. ^ a b c "2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G. - Runnin' (Dying To Live)". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  38. ^ a b "2Pac and Elton John - Ghetto Gospel". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  39. ^ a b "2Pac featuring T.I. and Ashanti - Pac's Life". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  40. ^ a b "Tupac singles chart history". Australian-Charts.com. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  41. ^ "2Pac - Thugz Mansion". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  42. ^ "Tupac singles chart history". AustrianCharts.at. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  43. ^ "Tupac singles chart history". Ultratop. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  44. ^ "Tupac singles chart history". LesCharts.com. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  45. ^ "Tupac singles chart history". GfK. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  46. ^ "Tupac singles chart history". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  47. ^ "Tupac singles chart history". Hitparade. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  48. ^ "Poetic Justice: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". All Music Guide. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  49. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum: Poetic Justice". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  50. ^ a b "Above the Rim: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". All Music Guide. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  51. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum: Above the Rim". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  52. ^ a b "The Show: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". All Music Guide. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  53. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum: The Show". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  54. ^ a b "Gridlock'd: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". All Music Guide. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  55. ^ a b "Gang Related: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". All Music Guide. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  56. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum: Gang Related". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 
  57. ^ a b c "2Pac - Resurrection". αCharts. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  58. ^ "Tupac albums chart history". GfK. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  59. ^ "Tupac albums chart history". Hitparade. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  60. ^ "RIAA Gold & Platinum: Resurrection". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 

References[edit]

  • Brown, Jake (2005). Tupac Shakur in the Studio: The Studio Years (1989-1996). Amber Books. ISBN 0976773503.