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STRICTLY 4 MY N.I.G.G.A.Z... is the second studio album by rapper Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur
, released by T.N.T. Recordings, Interscope Records and EastWest Records America on February 16, 1993. The rights now belong to Amaru Entertainment
Amaru Entertainment
. N.I.G.G.A.Z. in the title is an acronym for ("Never Ign'ant Getting Goals Accomplished'); the "Z" in the title makes it a plural.

Similar to his debut, 2Pacalypse Now
2Pacalypse Now
, the album contains many tracks emphasizing 2Pac's political and social views. The original album was going to be named "Troublesome 21" and released in September 1992, but it was scrapped. Debuting at number 24 on the Billboard 200
Billboard 200
, this album saw more commercial success than its predecessor, and there are many noticeable differences in production. While Tupac's first effort included a more underground or indie-rap-oriented sound, this album was considered his "breakout" album. It spawned the hits "Keep Ya Head Up " and " I Get Around
I Get Around
" and has since reached double platinum status.

On vinyl, Side A (tracks 1-8) was labeled the "Black Side" and Side B (tracks 9-16) the "Dark Side."

The album features guest appearances from the group Live Squad , 2Pac's stepbrother The Wycked (later known as " Mopreme ", later a member of 2Pac's groups Thug Life and The Outlawz ), Ice-T
Ice-T
, Ice Cube , Treach , Apache
Apache
, Poppi, Deadly Threat, Rfloat:right;padding-left:10px;background-color:#eee;margin-right:2px">TOTAL LENGTH: 63:55

SAMPLES

HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME

* "Do It Any Way You Wanna" by People\'s Choice * "Get Off Your Ass and Jam" by Funkadelic * " Atomic Dog " by George Clinton * " Rebel Without a Pause " by Public Enemy

POINT THE FINGA

* "Gota Let Your Nuts Hang" by Geto Boys
Geto Boys
* "Warm It Up" by Kris Kross

SOMETHING 2 DIE 4 (INTERLUDE)

* "(Don\'t Worry) If There\'s a Hell Below, We\'re All Going to Go " by Curtis Mayfield
Curtis Mayfield

LAST WORDZ

* "The Grunt" by The J.B.\'s * "Blind Alley" by The Emotions * "Flash Light " by Parliament * "Holy Ghost" by Bar-Kays * "Better Off Dead" by Ice Cube
Ice Cube
* "The N**** Ya Love to Hate" by Ice Cube
Ice Cube
* "Tha Lunatic" by 2Pac * "I Gotta Say What Up!!!" by Ice Cube
Ice Cube
* "Dog'n the Wax" by Ice-T
Ice-T

SOULJAH\'S REVENGE

* " Sing a Simple Song " by Sly & the Family Stone * "The Payback " by James Brown
James Brown
* "Soulja's Story" by 2Pac

PEEP GAME

* "Don't Change Your Love" by Five Stairsteps * " Sing a Simple Song " by Sly text-align:left; vertical-align:top;">

STRUGGLIN\'

* "Ashley\'s Roachclip " by The Soul Searchers * "Paid in Full " by Eric B. & Rakim

GUESS WHO\'S BACK

* "Looking Out My Window" by Tom Jones * "Ironside " by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones

REPRESENTIN\' 93

* "Diary of a Madman" by Scarface * "This One's for You" by Joe Public

KEEP YA HEAD UP

* " O-o-h Child " by Five Stairsteps * "Be Alright " by Zapp

STRICTLY 4 MY N.I.G.G.A.Z...

* "UFO" by ESG

THE STREETZ R DEATHROW

* "Synthetic Substitution" by Melvin Bliss * "You're the One I Need" by Barry White * "Us" by Ice Cube
Ice Cube

I GET AROUND

* "Computer Love " by Zapp * "The Ladder" by Prince and The Revolution * "Step in the Arena" by Gang Starr * Silly Rabbit, Trix Are for Kids * "Impeach the President" by The Honey Drippers

PAPA\'Z SONG

* "Fool Yourself" by Little Feat
Little Feat
* "Soul Shadows" by The Crusaders

5 DEADLY VENOMZ

* "The Chokin' Kind" by Joe Simon
Joe Simon
* "Roots and Culture" by Shabba Ranks

CHARTS AND CERTIFICATIONS

CERTIFICATIONS

REGION CERTIFICATION CERTIFIED UNITS /SALES

UNITED STATES (RIAA ) Platinum 1,639,584

*sales figures based on certification alone ^shipments figures based on certification alone

ALBUM CHART POSITIONS

YEAR ALBUM CHART POSITIONS

BILLBOARD 200 TOP R&B/HIP HOP ALBUMS

1993 Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z... 24 4

SINGLES CHART POSITIONS

YEAR SONG CHART POSITIONS

BILLBOARD HOT 100 HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES -webkit-column-width: 30em; column-width: 30em; list-style-type: decimal;">

* ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/strictly-4-my-niggaz-mw0000093637 * ^ Marisa Brown (1993-02-16). "Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. - 2Pac Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic . Retrieved 2016-04-14. * ^ "Album: 2Pac: Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2014-03-21. * ^ GOLD, JONATHAN (1996-02-25). "2PAC "Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.AZ . . ." Interscope - Los Angeles Times". Articles.latimes.com. Retrieved 2014-03-21. * ^ A B McCann, Ian: reissue reviews, Q , April 1997 * ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album
Album
Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 830. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8 . * ^ " Tupac
Tupac
- Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. CD Album". Cduniverse.com. 1998-03-10. Retrieved 2014-03-21. * ^ "2Pac Interview 1992". YouTube
YouTube
. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ "1992 - Troublesome 21 / Black Starry Night / Fragile". Rapper Severence. Retrieved November 26, 2016. * ^ A B " Tupac
Tupac
Month: 2Pac\'s Discography". Xxlmag.com. Retrieved May 27, 2013. * ^ "Holler if Ya Hear Me by 2Pac". WhoSampled . Retrieved November 26, 2016. * ^ "Point the Finga by 2Pac". WhoSampled. Retrieved November 26, 2016. * ^ "Last Wordz by 2Pac feat. Ice Cube
Ice Cube
and Ice-T". WhoSampled. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ "Souljah\'s Revenge by 2Pac". WhoSampled. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ "Peep Game by 2Pac feat. Deadly Threat". WhoSampled. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ "Strugglin\' by 2Pac feat. Live Squad". WhoSampled. Retrieved November 26, 2016. * ^ "Guess Who\'s Back by 2Pac". WhoSampled. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ "Representin\' 93 by 2Pac". WhoSampled. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ " Keep Ya Head Up by 2Pac feat. Dave Hollister". WhoSampled. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ "Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. by 2Pac". WhoSampled. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ "The Streetz R Deathrow by 2Pac". WhoSampled. Retrieved November 26, 2016. * ^ "Buy this Track I Get Around
I Get Around
by 2Pac feat. Shock G
Shock G
and Money-B". WhoSampled. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ "Papa\'z Song by 2Pac feat. Wycked and Poppi". WhoSampled. Retrieved 26 November 2016. * ^ "5 Deadly Venomz by 2Pac feat. Live Squad, Treach and Apache". WhoSampled. Retrieved November 26, 2016. * ^ "American certifications – 2 Pac – Strictly 4 My Niggaz". Recording Industry Association of America . June 23, 2011. Retrieved December 8, 2011.

* v * t * e

Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur

STUDIO ALBUMS

* 2Pacalypse Now
2Pacalypse Now
* Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z... * Thug Life: Volume 1 * Me Against the World
Me Against the World
* All Eyez on Me
All Eyez on Me
* The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory

POSTHUMOUS ALBUMS

* R U Still Down? (Remember Me) * Still I Rise * Until the End of Time * Better Dayz * Loyal to the Game * Pac\'s Life

LIVE ALBUMS

* 2Pac Live * Live at the House of Blues

COMPILATION ALBUMS

* Greatest Hits * The Rose That Grew from Concrete
The Rose That Grew from Concrete
* The Prophet: The Best of the Works * Nu-Mixx Klazzics * Tupac: Resurrection * The Rose, Vol. 2 * The Prophet Returns * Beginnings: The Lost Tapes 1988–1991 * Nu-Mixx Klazzics Vol. 2 * Best of 2Pac

RELATED ALBUMS

* Nothing but Trouble (soundtrack) * Sons of the P * Juice (soundtrack) * Poetic Justice (soundtrack) * Above the Rim (soundtrack) * Gridlock\'d (soundtrack) * Gang Related (soundtrack) * A 2Pac Tribute: Dare 2 Struggle

EXTENDED PLAYS

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* "Brenda\'s Got a Baby " * " If My Homie Calls " * "Trapped " * " Holler If Ya Hear Me " * " I Get Around
I Get Around
" * " Keep Ya Head Up " * "Papa\'z Song " * " Cradle to the Grave " * " Dear Mama " * " So Many Tears " * "Temptations " * " California Love
California Love
" * " 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted " * " How Do U Want It
How Do U Want It
" * " All Bout U " * "I Ain\'t Mad at Cha " * "Life Goes On " * " Toss It Up " * "To Live border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px">

* " I Wonder If Heaven Got a Ghetto " * " Do for Love " * "Changes " * "Unconditional Love " * "Baby Don\'t Cry ( Keep Ya Head Up II) " * " Who Do U Believe In " * "Until the End of Time " * " Letter 2 My Unborn " * " Thugz Mansion " * "Still Ballin\' " * "Runnin\' (Dying to Live) " * "One Day at a Time (Em\'s Version) " * " Thugs Get Lonely Too " * " Ghetto Gospel " * "Untouchable " * "Pac\'s Life " * " Playa Cardz Right "

OTHER SONGS

* "I Don\'t Give a Fuck " * "Runnin\' (From tha Police) " * "Hit \'Em Up " * " Are U Still Down " * " Panther Power "

FEATURED SINGLES

* "Smile " * " Playa Cardz Right "

BOOKS

* The Rose That Grew from Concrete
The Rose That Grew from Concrete

STAGE

* Holler If Ya Hear Me

FILMOGRAPHY

* Nothing but Trouble * Juice * Poetic Justice * Above the Rim * Bullet * Gridlock\'d * Gang Related

DOCUMENTARIES

* Biggie border-left-width:2px;border-left-style:solid;width:100%;padding:0px">

* Yaki Kadafi
Yaki Kadafi
* Kastro * Napoleon * E.D.I. Mean * Hussein Fatal
Hussein Fatal
* Mussolini * Komani * Young Noble
Young Noble

RELATED ARTICLES

* Discography * List of songs * Outlawz
Outlawz
* Digital Underground * Afeni Shakur * Assata Shakur *