#ThrowbackThursdays: 2Pac Releases "Me Against The World" Album In Jail

HipHop News Posted on March 14, 2019 at 1:00am

#ThrowbackThursdays: 2Pac Releases "Me Against The World" Album In Jail

So many tears.

March 14, 1995 – Tupac Shakur released his third studio album Me Against The World, 24 years ago today. Recorded shortly after his near-fatal assassination attempt in the City of New York, the explosive project is often considered the late Hip Hop legend's most personal and introspective album. The issues of poverty, the fight with the police and his impending prison sentence dominating the 15-track album.

In fact, at the time of its release, 2Pac was already behind bars on charges of sexual assault. Despite his imprisonment, I am Against The World, debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, thanks in part to singles such as "Dear Mama" "so Many Tears" and "Temptations"..focused on the ad {

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The platinum-selling single "Dear Mama" — in particular — he was painfully honest tribute to his mother Afeni Shakur and without doubt one of the best rap songs ever written about mothers. Along the track, said endless regret about the way he t


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