Tupac was never one to shy away from telling his truth, even when it didn't spare anyone's feelings.
Recently, the long-lost liner notes to his The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory album have surfaced and, to say the least, they are quite revealing.
The liner notes, which were written in Pac's now-iconic handwriting using a black ballpoint pen, attack a variety of the industry's most reputed figures, including JAY-Z, Nas, Dr. Dre, Mobb Deep, De La Soul, Lil' Kim and Faith Evans, among others.
Throughout the liner notes, he accuses Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs and the Notorious B.I.G., among others, for "quietly conspiring my downfall," as well as singles out Jacques "Haitian Jack" Agnant and Walter "King Tut" Johnson, accusing the pair of shooting him at Quad Recording Studios. Neither were charged for the 1994 attack but nearly two decades later, Dexter Isaac and James "Jimmy Henchman" reportedly admitted their involvement. Due to the statute of limitations, neither were tried for the crime.
While the original notes were much longer, the final version appearing on the 1996 album reads: "WAR TIME! Worldwide, Nationwide, Citywide, Real N—az Do Real Things."
The newly surfaced liner notes are available for sale via Gotta Have Rock and Roll, with the starting bid beginning at $30,000. The auction is set to go live on April 11.
See below for a preview of Tupac's long-lost liner notes for The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory.
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