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Until the End of Time

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Until the End of Time

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Tupac Shakur
Producers:
Amaru Records, Death Row's Back, Interscope
genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

We gave it a B

Although he died five years ago, the rapper’s catalog continues to grow with this fifth posthumous release, a two-CD set of material from the sessions for 1996’s The Don Killuminati. At his best, 2Pac elevated gangsta boasts into poetic, sorrow-filled ruminations on thug life. But too often on Until the End of Time, post-mortem producers dilute his power with garish backup singers and pop hooks. Not to worry: A late-2001 ‘Package gives them another chance to get it right.