The man who signed the influential artist to Interscope, Tom Whalley, said, “Some of [the material] is in bits and pieces, some of it is complete; some of it is good, some of it needs work,” but nonetheless the fresh sounds are worth the listen for his fans. The posthumous tunes arrive a couple of years after the lyricist’s mother, Afeni Shakur, signed a deal with JAM Inc. — the company in charge of Michael Jackson, and Otis Redding’s estates — back in 2013, giving the entity authority over her son’s musical discography.
A piece of Tupac’s unreleased material has already been heard, namely on Kendrick Lamar’s critically-acclaimed album To Pimp A Butterfly on the impressive track “Mortal Man.”
The fresh insight from Pac will also include remixes, videos, poems, and first draft demos.
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