Channel 104 on SiriusXM will now take listeners on a full journey through the genius of 2Pac’s full musical career. The show will feature stories and songs from the life and music of the iconic artist.
The channel is expected to include first-hand testimonials, with exclusive commentary from close friends and peers, including EDI Mean, an original 2Pac group member The Outlawz. The station will also offer an original series where artists and celebrities will be the guest DJs of their personal favorites from the legendary artist.
It has been a busy year for the Shakur Estate. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Until the end of time, 2Pac’s multi-platinum album will be available on July 23 on high-quality 180 gram audiophile-grade vinyl for the first time in twenty years.
The Estate exclusive will be pressed onto bone vinyl, with the 4LP set housed in a four-page LP Folio Book complete with unseen photos and a handwritten tracklist by Tupac Shakur of The Estate chests. The deluxe set will include two special edition lithographic cards only available at the official 2Pac store.
Originally released in 2001, Until the end of time debuted at # 1 on the US Billboard 200 and Top R & B / Hip-Hop Albums charts. It has since been certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Until The End Of Time features material recorded during Tupac’s last year of life and includes the songs “Until The End Of Time”, “Let ‘Em Have It”, “Thug NU Thug N Me” and “Letter 2 My Unborn “.
In other vinyl news, 2Pac projects Thug and LIFE recently made their vinyl debut via Interscope Records and UMe as The best of 2Pac parts 1 and 2. Originally released in 2007 as two separate albums, the package featured a combination of the late rapper’s classic songs along with unreleased material and remixes.