|1. Intro (2Pac / Better Dayz)(Album Version (Explicit))|
|2. Still Ballin'(Nitty Remix - Album Version (Explicit))|
|3. When We Ride On Our Enemies(Briss Remix - Album Version (Explicit))|
|4. Changed Man(Jazze Pha Remix - Album Version (Explicit))|
|5. Fuck Em All(Album Version (Explicit))|
|6. Never B Peace(Nitty Remix - Album Version (Explicit))|
|7. Mamma's Just A Little Girl(KP Remix - Album Version (Explicit))|
|8. Street Fame(Briss Remix - Album Version (Explicit))|
|9. Whatcha Gonna Do(Album Version (Explicit))|
|10. Fair Exchange(Jazze Pha Remix - Album Version (Explicit))|
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|1. My Block remix|
|2. Mama's Just A Little Girl|
|3. Never Call U Botch Again|
|4. Thugs Mansion|
|5. You Can Call|
|6. Military Minds|
|8. Fair Xchange remix|
|9. Catchin Feelings|
|10. There U Go|
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It's too bad the first disc's last track, an acoustic version of "Thugz Mansion," undermines much of the credibility of this project. When Pac's alleged enemy Nas's vocals are mixed in to appear like he's sitting next to Pac by a fireplace all warm and toasty, sharing rhymes, you immediately smell the influence of executive producer Suge Knight. The second disc is just as dodgy, but might resonate more with new fans simply wanting to hear good beats and rhymes. "Never Call U B**** Again" is a tidy love song that R&B crooner Tyrese complements well, while the title track featuring Ronald "Mr. Biggs" Isley provides a necessary escape from much of Pac's brooding imagery. In the end, the quandary of this double disc has nothing to with Pac but with producer Johnny "J"'s middling G-funk-lite beats and Suge Knight's involvement. This one's for collectors and curious onlookers. --Dalton Higgins
Disc 1 starts off with an intro and then starts off with "Still Ballin" featuring Trick Daddy. This is a great song and the beat is crunk. "When We Ride On Our Enemies" is a diss to numerous people such as The Fugees, Da Brat. "F--- Em All" is a diss to Biggie Smalls featuring The Outlawz in which the beat is banging. "Never B Peace" is all about how the streets will never be peaceful because there's always two sides clashing which results to innocent dying. "Mama's Just A Little Girl" is probably the best song on Disc 1. This song is an absolute classic in which 2Pac displays the hardship of a mother prematurely having at baby at an early age. "Street Fame" is another good song over a piano loop beat attacking his enemies.
On Disc 2, the album starts off with the great track "My Block". 2Pac gives shout outs to all his blocks in which he was raised and his time growing up. The first single, "Thugz Mansion" is a good track in which 2Pac hopes that there be a thug mansion when he dies. "Never Call U B---- Again" is a good slow tempo track featuring Tyreese which talks about ho he will treat his lady with more respect. "Better Dayz" is the best track on Disc 2 and probably the best track on both albums. Featuring Ron Isley, 2Pac talks about troubles in his hood and how he hopes that things will get better. "Fame" is one of my favorites. The songs is about what people would do to get a piece of fame. I like the "Fair Xchange remix" over the original because the beat is more hype and Mya is a good add-in to the song. "Catching Feelings" is another semi-diss to Biggie Smalls and the Outlawz attack some other people. "There U Go" is an ode about how certain gurls you meet can become and act like hoes. Another banger is "This Life I Lead". The beat in straight banging and everyone does their part here. "Who Do U Believer In" is a good personal song and "They Don't Give a F--- About Us" is a strong closer.
This is a strong double-disc album from 2Pac. After being a fan of his material for so long, I would suggest this album to add in your 2Pac collection or something to add to get away from the Bulls--- rap is putting out right now.
"When We Ride On Our Enemies"- This song mainly goes at Mobb Deep, Da Brat, and The Fugees. Amazing beat and hard, brutal lyrics by Pac. Two verses of greatness.
"My Block"- An acoustic classic from 2Pac. Four verses with great storytelling.
"Thugz Mansion"(Acoustic)- Everyone complains about Nas being on this track(they were beefing before he died), but The Outlawz said in an interview that Pac squashed the beef before his death. Great song.
"Thugz Mansion"- This is the second version of the song. Tight three verses from Pac and an excellant chorus by Anthony Hamilton.
"Fame"- A catchy, classic chorus. The only con of this song is that I think The Outlawz shouldn't have been on this particular song.
"Ghetto Star"- I like the beat and the verses. The guest rapper(Nutso) is a pretty good rapper.
"Mama's Just A Little Girl"- Sounds like a part 2 of Brenda's Got A Baby. It's one of the best songs on the album in my opinion.
"Catchin Feelings"- A cool, fast-paced, song featuring The Outlawz.
"Changed Man"- The only party song I really like on the album. T.I. guest raps.
"Late Night"- Like the guy says at the beginning, it's a smooth song to smoke to. Nice beat.
"They Don't Give A F*ck About Us"- A very powerful hook, with tight verses.
"Who Do You Believe In"- I call it the song from the grave, because the guest rapper on it is Kadafi, a member of The Outlawz who was also murdered. It's a cool song about faith and religion.
Now these aren't the only good songs on this album, none of them are completely bad. This is one of my favorite records and I can't wait till the next album's released.
P.S.- Don't shut off the cd after the last track, because there's a secret outro with Pac saying he's gonna return like Jesus.
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