Album review

Tupac: Resurrection - Interscope

The late Tupac Shakur won't lie down, or be allowed to. This documentary (just released in the US) is struggling to get a UK release, but the album's an impressive mix of grave-robbing and creative necrophilia. Over a foundation of greatest hits, there are three new tracks. Eminem produces "Runnin' (Dying To Live)", which fuses 2Pac and Biggle, while the 8 Mile animal himself raps on "One Day At A Time". 50 Cent tackles "The Realist Killaz"; there's actually a crackle, a frisson, to setting him up against the sainted 2Pac, and the track makes great street theatre. There's nothing to match "Lose Yourself", but it's intense and itchy.

Rating: 4 / 10


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