Tupac Releases Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z
On February 16, 1993 Tupac released his second album Strictly 4 My Niggaz. The album was released by T.N.T Recordings, Interscope Records and EastWest Records and has sold 1.7 million copies domestically. In 1997 Tupac’s mother Afeni Shakur inherited the rights to the album. The album would peak at number 24 on the Billboard 200 and number 4 on the R&B/HipHop chart.
Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Zfeatured singles such as I Get Around with Money B and Shock, Papaz Song with Mopreme Shakur and Keep Ya Head Up. The music video for Keep Ya Head Up had a special appearance from long time friend Jada Pinkett. The Singles would do fairly well on the charts as well. I Get Around reached number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100. While Keep Ya head Up peaked at number 12.
EDI Mean and Kastro would make their debut on the single for Holler If Ya hear Me. Thoro Headz as they were called appearing on the B-Side on the song ‘Flex’.
See, it’s fifty [email protected]@as with me, is hundred head raw
Not to mention a countless, I’m not ya ammo
So why would you wanna play a test
You can’t fade the best, since you get laid to rest
Yeah, still wreck, you testin’ your mic full of check tack it
[email protected]@as wanna flex it
They call me Big Mac, you put the f***in bitch
And I’m outie
Five dodge and you will never doubt me
I’m gettin’ flammy on this 2Pac jammy – EDI Mean