2pac/Tupac Shakur’s Top Fifteen (15) RELEASED SINGLES {Plus Journey through his life}

dECIDED tO make a top 15 for the greatest rapper to ever grace the game. I give him the edge over biggie, not because he had more hits (according to the billboard charts) but because he was more diverse in the topics he wrote and rapped about, as well as, slightly better lyrically. This is actually SOLELY MY VIEWS, unlike the other “TOP” CHARTS I have on this blog.

1.”Dear Mama”


3.”Brenda’s Got a Baby”

4.”Keep Ya Head Up”/(Baby Don’t Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)” )

5.”I Get Around” (feat. Digital Underground)

6.”California Love” (feat. Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman)

7.”How Do U Want It” (feat. K-Ci and JoJo)

8.”Do for Love”

9.”Until the End of Time” (feat. R.L.)

10.”Hail Mary”

11.”2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” (feat. Snoop Dogg)

12.”I Ain’t Mad at Cha” (feat. Danny Boy)

13.”Thugz Mansion” (feat. Nas)

14.”So Many Tears”

15.”Pour Out a Little Liquor” (feat. Thug Life)

“Hit ‘Em Up” (feat. Outlawz)
“All Bout U” (feat. Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg, Hussein Fatal & Yaki Kadafi) 


Tupac Shakur discography

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Tupac Shakur discography
Studio albums 6
Compilation albums 12
Singles 43
Music videos 38
Soundtracks 7
Posthumous albums 6

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.

[edit] Albums

[edit] Studio

Released Album Peak chart positions[2][3][4][5][6] RIAA Certification[7][8]
U.S. U.S. R&B
November 12, 1991 2Pacalypse Now 64 13 Gold
February 16, 1993 Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. 24 4 Platinum
February 27, 1995 Me Against the World 1 1 Multi-Platinum
February 13, 1996 All Eyez on Me 1 1 9× Multi-Platinum
November 5, 1996 The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory 1 1 4× Multi-Platinum

[edit] Posthumous

Released Album Peak chart positions[9][10][6] RIAA Certification[7]
U.S. U.S. R&B
November 25, 1997 R U Still Down? (Remember Me) 2 1 4× Multi-Platinum
March 27, 2001 Until the End of Time 1 1 4 to 5× Multi-Platinum
November 26, 2002 Better Dayz 5 1 2× Multi-Platinum
December 14, 2004 Loyal to the Game 1 1 Platinum
December 21, 2006 Pac’s Life 9 3

[edit] Collaboration

Released Album Peak chart positions[11][6] RIAA Certification[12] [13]
U.S. U.S. R&B
September 26, 1994 Thug Life: Volume I 42 6 Gold
December 19, 1999 Still I Rise 6 2 Platinum

Note: The Thug Life album was the first release of the rap group Thug Life, which was started by Tupac Shakur.

Note: Still I Rise is a Collaboration album between Tupac Shakur and Outlawz.

[edit] Compilations

Released Album Peak chart positions[6] RIAA Certification[7]
U.S. U.S. R&B
November 24, 1998 Greatest Hits 3 1 9× Multi-Platinum
October 17, 2000 The Rose That Grew from Concrete 89 28  
December 24, 2001 Makaveli & Dillinger Don’t Go 2 Sleep      
2003 The Prophet: The Best of the Works      
October 7, 2003 Nu-Mixx Klazzics 15 5  
August 6, 2004 2Pac Live 54 16  
January 31, 2005 Ready 2 Die      
September 20, 2005 The Rose, Vol. 2      
October 3, 2005 Live at the House of Blues 159 48  
June 12, 2007 Beginnings: The Lost Tapes 1988-1991      
August 14, 2007 Nu-Mixx Klazzics Vol. 2 45 8  
December 4, 2007 Best of 2Pac Part 1: Thug 65 13  
December 4, 2007 Best of 2Pac Part 2: Life 77 15  
2008 The Prophet Returns      

[edit] Soundtrack appearances

Released Album Chart position RIAA Certification[14] [15] [16] [17] [18] Original 2Pac songs
June 29, 1993 Poetic Justice 23 Gold “Definition of a Thug Nigga”
March 22, 1994 Above the Rim 1 2× Multi-Platinum “Pour out a Little Liquor”, “Pain”
August 15, 1995 The Show: The Soundtrack 4 Platinum “My Block”
April 23, 1996 Sunset Park (soundtrack) 1   “High ‘Til I Die “
January 17, 1997 Gridlock’d soundtrack 1   “Wanted Dead or Alive”, “Out the Moon (Boom, Boom, Boom)”, “Never Had a Friend Like Me”, “Life’s a Traffic Jam”
October 7, 1997 Gang Related soundtrack 1 2× Multi-Platinum “Life So Hard”, “Starin’ Through My Rear View”, “Made Niggaz”, “Lost Souls”
November 11, 2003 Tupac: Resurrection 2 Platinum “Runnin’ (Dying to Live)”, “One Day at a Time”

[edit] Singles

Year Song Chart positions[19] Album RIAA Certification[20]
U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B U.S. Rap UK
1991 Brenda’s Got a Baby 23 2Pacalypse Now
If My Homie Calls
1992 Trapped
1993 Holla If Ya Hear Me 110 Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.
I Get Around(feat. Digital Underground) 11 5 8 Gold
Keep Ya Head Up 12 7 2 Gold
1994 Papa’z Song 87 82 24
Cradle to the Grave(feat. Thug Life) 91 25 Thug Life: Volume 1
Pour Out a Little Liquor(feat. Thug Life)
How Long Will They Mourn Me?(feat. Thug Life)
1995 Dear Mama 9 3 1 27 Me Against the World Platinum
“Can U Get Away” A 70
So Many Tears 44 21 6
Temptations 68 35 13
1996 California Love(feat. Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman) 1 1 1 1 6 All Eyez on Me 2× Multi-Platinum
How Do U Want It(feat. K-Ci and JoJo) 1 1 1 1 17
2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted(feat. Snoop Dogg) A 16 7 5
Hit ‘Em Up(feat. Outlawz) Greatest Hits
All Bout U(feat. Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg, Hussein Fatal & Yaki Kadafi) All Eyez on Me
I Ain’t Mad at Cha(feat. Danny Boy) A 58 18 13
Life Goes On 15
Runnin’(feat. The Notorious B.I.G. & Stretch) 81 57 13 15 One Million Strong
Toss It Up(feat. Danny Boy, K-Ci & JoJo) A 34 15 The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory
1997 To Live & Die in LA 10
Hail MaryA 12 8 43
Wanted Dead or Alive(feat. Snoop Dogg) 16 Gridlock’d
Made Niggaz(feat. Tha Outlawz) 75 1 Gang Related
I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto 67 14 18 21 R U Still Down? (Remember Me)
Do for Love 21 10 2 12 Gold
1998 Changes 4 1 1 3 Greatest Hits
Happy Home 17 Until the End of Time
1999 Unconditional Love Greatest Hits
2000 Baby Don’t Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)(feat. Tha Outlawz) 72 36 Still I Rise
2001 Until the End of Time 52 21 4 Until the End of Time
Letter 2 My Unborn 64 21
2002 Thugz Mansion(feat. Nas) 19 10 4 24 Better Dayz
2003 Still Ballin (Nitty remix)” (feat. Trick Daddy) 69 31 15
Runnin’ (Dying to Live)(feat. The Notorious B.I.G.) 19 11 5 17 Tupac: Resurrection
One Day at a Time (Em’s Version)(feat. Eminem & Tha Outlawz) 50 51 22
2004 Thugs Get Lonely Too(feat. Nate Dogg) 98 55 Loyal to the Game
2005 Ghetto Gospel(feat. Elton John) 1 1
2006 Untouchable(feat. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony) Pac’s Life
Pac’s Life(feat. T.I. & Ashanti) 104 21

A Did not chart on the Hot 100 or Hot R&B/Hip-Hop charts (Billboard rules at the time prevented album cuts from charting). Chart peak listed here represents Hot 100 Airplay and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay charts data. 1 Double-A-Side in the U.S.

[edit] Guest appearances

[edit] DVDs

Year Song Artist(s) Album
1993 “Gotta Get Mine” MC Breed The New Breed
“Call It What U Want” Above the Law Black Mafia Life
1994 “Let’s Get It On” Eddie F, The Notorious B.I.G. Let’s Get It On
“Gangsta Team” South Central Cartel ‘N Gatz We Truss
“Jealous Got Me Strapped” Spice 1 AmeriKKKa’s Nightmare
1995 “Throw Your Hands Up” Various Pump Ya Fist
“My Block” Various The Show
“We Do This” Too Short Cocktails
“Dusted n Disgusted” E-40 In a Major Way
1996 “Million Dollar Spot” E-40 Tha Hall of Game
“Gotta Survive” Young Lay Black ‘N Dangerous
“Niggaz Done Changed” Richie Rich Seasoned Veteran
1997 “Big Bad Lady” The Lady of Rage Necessary Roughness
Thug Luv Bone Thugs-n-Harmony The Art of War
“Runnin'” The Notorious B.I.G. One Million Strong
“Smile” Scarface The Untouchable
“4 Tha Hustlas” Ant Banks Big Thangs
“Are U Still Down” Jon B. Cool Relax
1998 “Initiated” Daz Dillinger Retaliation, Revenge and Get Back
“Me & My Homies” Nate Dogg G-Funk Classics, Vol. 1 & 2
2000 “Deadly Combination” Big L The Big Picture
2001 “So Much Pain” Ja Rule Pain Is Love
“World Wide” Outlawz Novakane
“Untouchable” Lisa Lopes Supernova
2004 “Tryin To Make It Through” Benzino Arch Nemesis
“Jawz Tight (OG Cypher)” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“Run All Out” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“Killing Fields” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“They Don’t Give A Fuck” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“First 2 Bomb (Remix)” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“Get Worried” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“Secretz (Rearranged OG)” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“Where Will I Be” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“Home Late” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“Who Believes?” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
“Unborn Letters” Yaki Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1
2005 “My Homeboys (Back to Back)” Kurupt Against tha Grain
“Living In Pain” The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter
2006 “Livin’ In The Projects” Lil’ Scrappy Bred 2 Die Born 2 Live
2007 “Better Dayz” O.F.T.B. The Missing DR Files
“World Wide” O.F.T.B. The Missing DR Files
“Against All Odds” Trae Life Goes On
2008 “Killa” Freddie Foxxx Crazy Like A Foxxx
“Playa Cardz Right” Keyshia Cole A Different Me
2009 “Legendary” Left Eye Eye Legacy (album)
Year Title Certification[21]
2001 Thug Angel – The life of an Outlaw Platinum
October 3, 2005 Live at the House of Blues Platinum

[edit] Music videos

Year Title Director(s)
1992 “If My Homie Calls” Tupac Shakur
“Trapped” Allen & Albert Hughes
“Brenda’s Got A Baby The Hughes Brothers
1993 “Holler If Ya Hear Me” Stephen Ashley Blake
“I Get Around” David Dobkin
“Keep Ya Head Up” David Dobkin
1994 “Papa’z Song James Micheal Marshall
“Pour Out A Little Liquor” Tupac Shakur
“Cradle To The Grave” Ricky Harris
1995 “How Long Will They Mourn Me” Kia B. Puriefoy
“It Don’t Stop” Kia B. Puriefoy
“Dear Mama” Lionel C. Martin
“So Many Tears” Lionel C. Martin
“Temptations” David Nelson
1996 “California Love” Hype Williams
“California Love Remix” Hype Williams
“2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted” Tupac Shakur
“How Do You Want It” Tupac Shakur & Ron Hightower
“How Do U Want It (Stage Version)” J. Kevin Swain
“Hit ‘Em Up” J. Kevin Swain
“I Ain’t Mad At Cha”  
“Toss It Up” Lionel C. Martin
“Toss It Up [Beach version]” Lionel C. Martin
“All About You” Marlene Rhein & Rob Johnson
1997 “To Live and Die in L.A.” J. Kevin Swain
“Hail Mary” Frank Sacramento”
“Made Niggaz” Gobi Nejad
“I Wonder If Heaven’s Got A Ghetto” Lionel C. Martin
“Do For Love” Bill Parker
1999 “Changes”  
“Unconditional Love” Rob Johnson
2000 “Baby Don’t Cry” J. Jesses Smith
2001 “Until The End of Time” Chris Hafner
“Letter 2 My Unborn Child” Chris Hafner
2002 “Thugz Mansion” David Nelson
2003 “Runnin’ (Dying To Live)” Philip G. Atwell
2005 “Ghetto Gospel” Nzingha Stewart
2006 “Pac’s Life” Gobi Nejad

[edit] References

~ by diphoenix on November 20, 2008.

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