2pac Hummer Rare Photo Explained
Delray Richardson, platinum selling songwriter, interviews with The Art Of Dialogue. Delray goes in detail about 2pac running into Nas at the House Of Blues in L.A. The story behind the photo of 2pac in his black Hummer is also discussed in the interview.
For those for may not know, Delray wrote and recorded songs with some of the biggest hip hop artists of all time. Artists such as 2pac, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Eminem and Sugar Hill Gang. Along with working with these top artists, Delray had success of his own. In 2000, he won a Los Angeles Music Award for independent hip-hop artist of the year. Black Eyed Peas would come in a close second.
When speaking of the House Of Blues Night in L.A of August 1996, Delray recalled those who were in attendance. The likes of Shock G, Kobe Bryant and Nas. A show that was headlined by LL Cool J. Delray explains the lyrics aimed at nas on Against All Odds came from the night in L.A. Against All Odds had yet to be released, as it appeared on the Killuminati album November 1996.
The start of Against All Odds, 2pac mentions Nas by saying, “21-gun salute, dressed in fatigues black jeans and boots. Disappeared in the crowd, all you seen was troops. This little nigga named Nas think he live like me. Talking ’bout he left the hospital, took five like me. You live in fantasies.”
2pac Hummer Photo
2pac’s rare photo of him in a black hummer, was a hummer he had purchased on August 16, 1996. The Hummer was a customized AM General Hummer H1 Hardtop with a V8 engine. The photo was taken just a little over a week after he was shot in Vegas. Delray explains the day the photo was taken. The photo was taken by one of Delray’s home girl that was in the car with Delray. Another female friend of Delray had asked 2pac, “how many times were you shot”, 2pac replied by holding up 5 fingers which can be seen in the rare photo. Right at the moment Delray’s home girl shot the photo immediately.
August 2018 the Hummer was auctioned off again along with the photo of 2pac in the Hummer. The hummer sold for $206,531 to an individual from Baltimore. Listen to the full interview below!