Personnel: 2Pac (background vocals); Eric "Kenya" Baker (guitar); Shock-G (background vocals).
Additional personnel: Anthony Hamilton.
Audio Mixers: Claudio Cueni; Trackmasters; Lance Pierre.
Liner Note Author: Afeni Shakur.
Recording information: Skip Saylor, Hollywood, CAIntegrated, New York, NY; Swiss Mix, Studios, Eagle Rock, CA.
Entitled THUG, the first disc in this double CD collection put together in coordination with the rapper's mother Afeni Shakur focuses on 2Pac's gangsta side--bringing together Pac's best-known Death Row joints and Makavelli recordings. THUG also contains 2Pac's debut single, "Trapped" and the previously unreleased track "Resist the Temptation," as well as a new remix of "Dear Mama" featuring Anthony Hamilton.