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THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE is a posthumous album based on the poetry/writings of Tupac Amaru Shakur , released in 2000. This album features a large cast of celebrities reading Shakur's poetry and writing, much in the spirit of a traditional spoken word album.

It has sold 262,672 copies in the United States as of 2011.

CONTENTS

* 1 Track listing * 2 Chart history * 3 Personnel * 4 References

TRACK LISTING

NO. TITLE LENGTH

1. "Interlude" 0:57

2. "Wake Me When I'm Free" (featuring Babatunde Olatunji ) 5:52

3. "Can U C the Pride in the Panther? (Male Version)" (featuring Mos Def ) 2:57

4. "When URE Heart Turns Cold" (featuring Sonia Sanchez ) 1:38

5. "U R Ripping Us Apart!!!" (featuring dead prez ) 3:04

6. "Tears of a Teenage Mother" (featuring Jasmine Guy ) 0:39

7. "God" (featuring Reverend Run ) 0:47

8. "And Still I Love You" (featuring Red Rat) 3:03

9. "Can U C the Pride in the Panther? (Female Version)" (featuring Mos Def ) 4:54

10. "If There Be Pain" (featuring Providence & RasDaveed El Harar) 4:32

11. "A River That Flows Forever" (featuring Danny Glover , Afeni Shakur and The Cast of The Lion King) 2:20

12. "The Rose That Grew from Concrete" (featuring Nikki Giovanni ) 2:35

13. "In The Event of My Demise" (featuring Outlawz and Geronimo Ji Jaga) 4:41

14. "What of a Love Unspoken" (featuring Tre\' from Pharcyde ) 3:16

15. "Sometimes I Cry" (featuring Dan Rockett) 3:10

16. "The Fear in the Heart of a Man" (featuring Q-Tip ) 4:16

17. "Starry Night" (featuring Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
">Peak position

U.S. Billboard 200
Billboard 200
89

U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 28

PERSONNEL

* Jamal Joseph — Producer * Tevin Thomas — Co-Producer, Keyboards on "God", " Only 4 the Righteous" * Mike Mingioni — Engineer, Cover Photo, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Bass, Vocals on "Wake Me When I'm Free" * Molly Monjauze — Executive Producer * Herbert Leonard — Percussion * Gloria Cox — Executive Producer * Russell Simmons
Russell Simmons
— Performer * Atiba Wilson — Flute * Mos Def - Performer * Tim Izo Orindgreff — Flute * Dead Prez - Performer * Royal Bayyan — Guitar & Keyboards * Jasmine Guy - Performer * Sonia Sanchez — Liner Notes * QD3 - Performer * Brian Gardner — Mastering * Danny Glover - Performer * Taavi Mote — Mixing * Red Rat — Producer * Skip Saylor — Mixing * TuPac — Vocals * Chris Puram — Mixing * Nefertiti — Vocals (Background) * Claudio Cueni — Mixing * Val Young — Vocals (Background) * Atiba Wilson — Percussion * Tom Whalley — A">

* ^ Allmusic review * ^ Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
review * ^ NME
NME
review * ^ A B C Album
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Reviews at CD Universe * ^ RapReviews review * ^ Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
Album
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Guide * ^ " Tupac
Tupac
Month: 2Pac\'s Discography". Retrieved May 27, 2013. * ^ A B "2Pac". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-03-07.

* v * t * e

Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur

STUDIO ALBUMS

* 2Pacalypse Now * Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z... * Thug Life: Volume 1 * Me Against the World * 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
2Pac
Live * Live at the House of Blues

COMPILATION ALBUMS

* Greatest Hits * 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
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
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 " * " Keep Ya Head Up " * "Papa\'z Song " * " Cradle to the Grave " * " Dear Mama " * " So Many Tears " * "Temptations " * " California Love " * " 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted " * " 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

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

RELATED ARTICLES

* Discography * List of songs * Outlawz * Digital Underground * Afeni Shakur * Assata Shakur * Mopreme Shakur * Mutulu Shakur * East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry * Makaveli Branded Clothing * Niccolò Machiavelli * Orlando Anderson * Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts * Billy Garland * Kadafi * List of awards and nominations received by Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur
* Murder of