The album was completely finished in a total of seven days during the first week of August 1996. As of 2004, the album has sold more than 5 million copies in the United States which makes it. Everything about smacks of exploitation. Dre never took up a Pac project. Their beef probably sharpened their skills too. The album was originally due for release in March 1997, but due to his death, Suge Knight released it four months earlier. Johnny J was the heart of it all though.
I know your source for this download but it's just a compilation of the recent leaks with the retail tracklist and a few edits. The diss at the end when he go off on Dr. You can clearly see where Pac was going musically before he died. The album was certified 3x platinum in April 1997 and then 4x Platinum on June 15, 1999. Johnny J was a beast on them beats! Rappers insulted on the album includeThe Notorious B. I like Big too n feel that he was a good and real dude, but that he came across another real dude in Pac, who felt that Big wronged him and couldnt just let it slide. I keep thinkin that one visit from Big to Pac in prison wouldve prevented their beef and they wouldve been homeboys continuing to collab on records.
I really hope Afeni release the next album in original form, all the fans would love that. Volume 10 is coming soon I just been busy as hell with life. People forget dude was only 25 so he still had more growing up to do and still trying to find himself also. Artists slated to be on Makaveli Records included not only himself, but the rest of The Outlawz, as well as Storm, Bad Azz, One Nation, Bobby Brown and Greg Nice among others. Back then he was riding for Pac hard and now he kinda shit on him in a way.
Also snoop was contradictory saying that Big acted like he didnt want it, but still threw subliminal shots. I love pac for teaching me you have to stand up for what you believe no matter the consequences. The lyrics were written and recorded in only three days and mixing took an additional four days. Before his death, 2Pac wanted to start his own record label, which he envisioned as Makaveli Records. Stay in touch homie good to know we got good dudes out there like you stay cool.
Anyway, here are the original demos:. Anyway I decided to post up the original version of with the original songs and original version from my collection. Thanks once again for the support and stay on the lookout for Volume 10. Of course our resident Tupac fan, , pays respect. Although Pac had an aggressive approach, we have to give him props for havin the balls n heart to directly approach people he had a problem wit. Once again thanks and I really owe it to everybody who keep coming here posting comments and showing love. Naturally, the appearance of so shortly after 's death led many conspiracy theorists to surmise the rapper was still alive, but it was all part of a calculated marketing strategy by Death Row -- the label needed something to sustain interest in the album, since the music here is so shoddy.
Dude had a big heart. If he had survived to complete , it is possible that the record could have become something worthwhile, but the overall quality of the material suggests that the album would have been a disappointment no matter what circumstances it appeared under. I have different Alt versions of stuff and unreleased cuts also. I do apologize for the wait for Volume 10 of the …. Will it take 100, 200, 300 years? Also Snoop was not the only one who approached rappers on the east in ways that they respected.
I like Snoop overall but sometimes I think he totally forget sometimes I guess since he hang with Katy Perry and others it kinda brain washed him. If he did say these things to Pac then he should state that these are things he said to Pac personally. There is a text document with the differences and there was no retail track sequencing; it was ripped from a server. Let me back track a little bit. He might not have known anything before the incident, but if Pac was hearing things in prison, then Big, likely heard some things afterwards too.
. Idk, I still like Snoop though but not so much for his music nowadays. On some remixes they took off certain verses or certain talking parts. Release date: November 5, 1996. It seem like when Pac was alive they sounded more hungry and way more lyrically…. In the second week of its release, it dropped to the number two spot, selling a strong 250,000 units. Not everybody knew that album had leaked.
The album generated the second-highest debut-week sales total of any album that year, selling 664,000 within its first week in stores. He did more at 25 than most did at 55. I just get tired of ungrateful people sometimes, ya know. Johnny J was monster on them beats. Released only eight weeks after died from gunshot wounds, Death Row released this posthumous album under the name of , a pseudonym derived from the Italian politician Niccolo Machiavelli, who faked his own death and reappeared seven days later to take revenge on his enemies. Now they sound like everybody else, they only have a few songs I listen to but nothing memorable.
It was so much stuff going on at that time and I believe Snoop was kinda afraid back then since Suge Knight was still the most feared person in the music business. Well like I said stay tune in for Volume 10 of the series! Pac is my favorite rapper of all time and I wanted to do him some justice. See the link below: Makaveli Killuminati Uncut Original Version Platinum Edition Click to expand. Kurupt and Daz always seem to be more of a friend to Pac. Something I always wondered though is: why Dr. These are among the very last songs 2Pac recorded before his fatal shooting on September 7, 1996. My wife found this website and all these downloads of songs you were putting out and she took the time out to burn them and surprise me as a birthday gift which was the best ever cause she already knows that pac means the world to me, So also thanks for the B-Day gift It made my year.