LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tupac Amaru Shakur aka 2Pac, the biggest selling rap/hip-hop artist in history with more than 75 million albums sold worldwide (more than 38 million in the U.S.), just achieved a new milestone. Twelve years after its release on 11/24/98, 2Pac's Greatest Hits has now been certified "Diamond" by the R.I.A.A. Having sold over 10,000,000 units, this 2-disc/24 track retrospective featuring "California Love," "Dear Mama," "Changes," "To Live & Die in LA," "Hail Mary," and many more exemplifies why 2Pac remains an inspiration for artists and a standard in rap music.
To honor what would have been 2Pac's 40th birthday, five 2Pac albums (Interscope/UMe), including his first three solo albums are available for the first time digitally on iTunes. The albums include, 2Pacalypse Now ("Brenda's Got A Baby," "Trapped"), Strictly For My N.I.G.G.A.Z. ("Holler If You Hear Me," "I Get Around"), Thug Life - Volume 1 ("Bury Me A G," "Cradle To The Grave"), Me Against The World ("So Many Tears," "Dear Mama"), R U Still Down? ("I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto"). Celebrate the life and music of a great artist.
Since 2Pac's passing on September 13, 1996, at the age of 25, his music has continued to inspire and motivate millions across the globe.
SOURCE Universal Music Enterprises