2PAC: Greatest Hits (1998) While featuring four high-quality songs from 2Pac's never-ending supply of unreleased tracks, his career-spanning collection of Greatest Hits is truly vital for painting a complete… Tupac Shakur Hip-Hop/Rap Reissues
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2PAC: Greatest Hits (1998)

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While featuring four high-quality songs from 2Pac's never-ending supply of unreleased tracks, his career-spanning collection of Greatest Hits is truly vital for painting a complete picture of rap's symbol of martyrdom: 2Pac could be a paranoid gangsta (''2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted''), a West Coast rump shaker (''California Love''), and, most interestingly, a sensitive ghetto poet (''Dear Mama''). Together, these seemingly disparate strands depict a fascinating portrait of an artist unafraid to be — or unable not to be — complicated. A-

Originally posted Dec 11, 1998 Published in issue #462 Dec 11, 1998 Order article reprints