The 7 Day Theory [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Released only eight weeks after Tupac Shakur died from gunshot wounds, Death Row released this posthumous album, The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, under the name of Makaveli, a pseudonym derived from the Italian politician Niccolo Machiavelli, who faked his own death and reappeared seven days later to take revenge on his enemies. Naturally, the appearance of Don Killuminati so shortly after Tupac's death led many conspiracy theorists to surmise the rapper was still alive, but it was all part of a calculated marketing strategy by Death Row. All Eyez on Me proved that Tupac was continuing to grow as a musician and a human being, but Don Killuminati doesn't ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Released only eight weeks after Tupac Shakur died from gunshot wounds, Death Row released this posthumous album, The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, under the name of Makaveli, a pseudonym derived from the Italian politician Niccolo Machiavelli, who faked his own death and reappeared seven days later to take revenge on his enemies. Naturally, the appearance of Don Killuminati so shortly after Tupac's death led many conspiracy theorists to surmise the rapper was still alive, but it was all part of a calculated marketing strategy by Death Row. All Eyez on Me proved that Tupac was continuing to grow as a musician and a human being, but Don Killuminati doesn't improve upon that image; instead it concentrates on G-funk beats and East Coast/West Coast rivalries. If Tupac had survived to complete Don Killuminati, it is likely that the record would have been even better.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/22/2001
  • Label: Koch Records
  • UPC: 099923581024
  • Catalog Number: 5810
  • Sales rank: 20,946

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Intro/Bomb First (My Second Reply) - Young Noble (4:56)
  2. 2 Hail Mary - Outlawz (5:09)
  3. 3 Toss It Up (5:06)
  4. 4 To Live & Die in L.A. (4:33)
  5. 5 Blasphemy (4:38)
  6. 6 Life of an Outlaw - Outlawz (4:55)
  7. 7 Just Like Daddy - Outlawz (5:07)
  8. 8 Krazy (5:15)
  9. 9 White Man'z World (5:38)
  10. 10 Me and My Girlfriend (5:08)
  11. 11 Hold Ya Head (3:58)
  12. 12 Against All Odds (7:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Makaveli Primary Artist, Track Performer
Val Young Track Performer
2Pac Vocals, Indexed Contributor
Tyrone Wrice Track Performer
Outlawz Track Performer
Young Noble Track Performer
Technical Credits
Reggie Moore Producer
Simon Executive Producer
Guy Snider Engineer
Troy Staton Producer, Contributor
Tommy "D" Daugherty Engineer
Makaveli Producer
Hurt-M-Badd Producer
Justin Isham Digital Editing
Darryl Harper Producer
Steve Anarden Engineer
Ronald "Riskie" Brent Paintings
Dametrius Ship Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 29, 2012

    i am big 2pac fan

    he the rapper that lived in 90's

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    more from this reviewer

    makaveli 4 eva!

    east coast west coast this is the greatest rap cd of all times period! big was nice but pac was better.hip hop took a kick in the ass on 9/13/96 and 3/9/97.they were the best of boyz b4 they got caught up wit the east and west mess.biggie was the east king and pac was the king period ponit blank.ya dig?blame suge knight 4 pacs death.but 4 real it was his tme 2 go.he did what he was put here 2 do.remember he was only 17 when he started and died at 25.he did more in 25 years than most can do in a life time.he was a prophet sort of like malcolm x was ya dig.he would have ran 4 president and won,look at barrack obama! GOD bless his soul.he called in a black prince cause he needed him more! r.i.p. 2pac amaru shakur! thnx 4 all the wisdom and knowlege u were a genius! peace

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    CLASSIC, CLASSIC, CLASSIC!!!

    This album deserves more than classic status. It only has a few songs but is better than 98% of all full length albums to this date. You can hear the hunger and passion throughout the whole cd. Do yourself a favor and buy this now..

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Best One

    Man this is some crazy stuff. This is real hip-hop. It's the best cd because his lyrics make sence. Every song on here is amazing. You have to buy this CD if your a fan of hip-hop or 2pac.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of The Greatest Albums Ever!

    The could be the most underrated cd's ever released in hip-hop. This is a classic! When you first hear it, the productions sounds like some of the darkest, eiry ever - like nother ever before in hip-hop. Tupac does the rest. Tracks such as "Blasphemy" "Krazy" "White Man'z World" and "Hold your head" grip your heart and soul and have you coming back over and over again. "Hail Mary" "Me and My Girlfriend" and "Against All Odds" just get you pumped up for war, whatever you are against. The rest of the songs just carry you along. LISTEN TO THE OPENING LINE ON TRACK ONE "BOMB FIRST", YOU HEAR A VERY FAINT WHISPER: "SUGE SHOT ME"

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    THIS NEED TO BE HEARD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This album is 1 of the best rap albums ever to come out period! Reading this review for AMG by Stephen Erewine (I HAVE TO SAY THIS)only dissapointed,upset and last but not leats angered me(to a certain degree). R they letting just anyone write these reviews?? "tierd g-funk beats?? "Shoddy productions"?? C mon This is not true...to anyone lookin to buy this albut BUY IT!!! I cant tell you how many hard times songs like "Hold ya head","Krazy", have gotten me trough hard times. This is tupac is almost tupac at his best....ty u all

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Keep your ears open when ur popping this one!!!

    Where can i begin? Im gonna skip the part about how sick Pac is, because i think we already know that. Therefore Im gonna get to the album real quick. This album has to be one of the classics in rap music, anybody that knows rap will know tracks like Hailmary and To live and die in L.A. Pac speaks his mind in this album more so than in other album he ever recorded. It almost makes one feel like he knew he was gonna die in the near future, becuase he didnt hold anything back . He said what he felt, and didnt worry about the consequences. He lyrically assults his enemies to a point where u look at his foes differently."as if to say why did i ever listen to them fake cats", and when anybody has that affect on others, it shows you how big of a leader he was. and how his words got to his listeners heads and affected them.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    MAKAVELI

    This has got to be of 2pacs best albums ever. It is filled with excellent lyrics and really cool beats. There are heaps of ecxellent tracks here such as "me & my girlfriend" "to live and die in la" and krazy". An excellent album that is a must buy for any hip-hop fan.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of 2 Pac's best CD's!

    This CD is awesome! The tracks are great especially Me & My Girl Friend. The songs on this album gives some mellow beats for the ones who like slow rap, and there are songs on it that are hard rap for those who prefer the tight stuff. 2 Pac has always been one of my favorite rappers ever. But this album just helps me too like him even more than I do. I recommend this CD to anyone who loves 2 Pac, or just likes some good beats.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    If you can think of a real cd, here it is right here

    I was reading another guy article and he said people that don't listen to tupac don't understand what he is saying. I agree 100% because if they did they would know what he was screaming his lungs out for. Off top the 7 day Theory could be Tupac hardest album ever to be release, but everybody know me I say that about ever cd he make. I like how Pac brung it back to Cali for part2 dissing dre for sho. Everytime I talk about this guy I just want to talk about that guy forever.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    what i think

    Makaveli is the the best rapper of all time hes skills its like u dont just hear them u also see them and feel them. I'm just as messed up as the next person about his death but there are way to many things that i have seen or heard in his songs movies or what ever but even if he is dead keep his music alive keep him alive in u by playin that shyt. dead or alive tha realist rapper ever not even haters can say he's not. exit d money enter makaveli peace out!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Makaveli the DON

    Tupac Shakur¿s darkest moment and lyrically his finest hour¿.THE 7 DAY THEORY was released only a month after the untimely death of the King of West Coast Rap. While ALL EYEZ ON ME relied on R&B influenced production and the aid of producers such as Dr. Dre, the Makaveli album was undoubtedly raw and grittier than the double-disc classic. In other words, 2Pac just didn¿t give a Fu** with this album, he was going to speak his mind and the world was going to listen. The victims of his verbal assault were Puff Daddy, the Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Mobb Deep and Nas among others. Pac¿s venemous artillery become apparent from the intro and first track ¿Bomb First¿ as he shouts ¿We bomb first when we ride, please reconsider before you die. We didn¿t even come to fight tonight but if it¿s my life or your life then I¿m gonna bomb first¿. The album is packed with Left Coast classics such as the Dre-dissing club banger ¿Toss It Up¿ and the Los Angeles anthem ¿To Live & Die In LA¿. As opposed to ALL EYEZ ON ME, however, the Makaveli album wasn¿t designed to penetrate the clubs. The production landscape was dark and eerie with tracks such as the flawless ¿Hail Mary¿ and the track ¿Blasphemy¿ where Makaveli denounces more than a few beliefs when he declares ¿We¿re probably in Hell already, our dumb azzes not knowing. Everybody kissing azz to go to heaven aint goin.¿ But religious organizations aren¿t the only ones that raised a brow at Pac¿s lyrics. A lot of East Coast heavy-hitters also had major reason for concern. ¿God don¿t like ugly, It Was Written, hey Nas your whole d**n style is bitten.¿ From Queensbridge to Brooklyn, Pac took shots at NY hip-hop. Released in the fire of the East-West hip-hop war, the album only added flames to the fire. A fire that may have brought the demise of one of rap¿s greatest. But as Makaveli put it, he¿d ¿Bring the real and be a legend whether living or dead.¿.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Makaveli's the greatest!

    These albums left me wondering about 2Pac¿s death, it¿s like there are clues being said on the back of every track. This is the type of album to just listen over and over. Some of my favorite tracks are Hold 'Ya Head, Crazy (amazing songs). The entire album is amazing; any 2Pac fan knows it holds it own next to his other greatest albums. This album gives much insight on many things; it is the type of album critics hate since they cannot understand the genius of the songs in this album. This is truly his best album yet!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2009

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