I still remember when every album of Pac's was supposedly all new material; it seems those days are over. Here it seems that Suge Knight has decided to remix 10 songs from his library and it is here we have Nu Mixx Klassics. Well actually two of these albums have been released, the second one may be the best of the two. This is the first one to be released.
1.2 OF AMERICAS MOST WANTED-this track was the single off of the album and featured the great CROOKED I. I actually really like this track, it is not better then the original but this is still a great remix. THA ROW HITTAS did their thing on this track; the beat is very club friendly and bouncy. Plus Crooked I kills this track along side the late 2pac, great track.
2.HOW DO YOU WANT IT- even I have to admit that this track could have been way better, I really don't like this track all that much. Here's the thing the beat from Tha Row Hittas is nice and would have been great for another artist with an original song, but it doesn't fit well with Pac's vocals on this track.
3.HAIL MARY-I really don't understand this track, they did it again. Once again the beat alone would have been pretty good, but with this song from Pac it is no where near right. This song was meant to be dark, they didn't get it right with this one.
4.LIFE GOES ON-they get a little more on track with this song, it isn't great but it still sounds really smooth and jazzy. In fact I actually love the instrumental Tha Row Hittas cooked up for this track, it's a pretty cool take on this song.
5.ALL EYEZ ON ME-while this is no where near as good as the original this track still manages to be pretty good. I actually think Pac would have got on this beat, just doing a different type of song to it. Also Big Syke is still killing it on the rmx.
6.HEARTZ OF MEN-another beat Pac would have probably got down on, just with a different topic. As far as a remix goes this one is actually pretty good, not the best on the album but good none the less. The beat doesn't compare to the original DJ QUIK beat.
7.TOSS IT UP-the hands down best song on the album, even better then the original. Tha Row Hittas went all out on this track, excellent production on this song. This version actually surpasses the original song and is more enjoyable, proof that these guys can actually make hit records, hands down the best remixed Pac song to come out of his previously released material.
8.HIT EM' UP-I can see what they were trying to get with this song, but the beat doesn't mesh well with the lethal lyrics from Pac and THA OUTLAWZ. This track is decent though and worth a listen or 2.
9.NEVER HAD A FRIEND LIKE ME-Pac's song to Suge so of course it's on this album, and it turns out pretty good. I like this remix, not as much as the original but this is still a good track. I recommend this song to all, give it a try.
10.AMBITIONZ AZ A RIDAH-can't believe they actually remixed this song, this song was one of the best Pac songs ever recorded plus DAZ DILLINGER produced the classic original. But to be fair this is an ok track, the beat if on its own would be nice. Give it an honest listen and then make your judgment on it.
Over all this was an ok release, the Toss it Up track is more then worth the price, get this for that track and the joint with Crooked I.