A month before his death, Tupac Shakur recorded one of his most controversial works to date, "The Don Killuminati - The 7 Day Theory," under the alias 'Makaveli.' The project was recorded and mixed within 7 days during August 1996, and not only had a more raw and belligerent tone compared to his earlier works, but also targetted Dr. Dre and several NY rappers, including The Notorious B.I.G and Bad Boy, Jay-Z, Mobb Deep, De La Soul and Nas, thus heightening the alleged East Coast-West Coast rivalry in hip hop. The album also suggested conspiracy theories such as the possibility of him surviving the Las Vegas shooting and currently residing somewhere in Cuba, with suggested proof in the album title and art itself. Despite controversy brought by the album, it scored 4x Platinum status since its release 21 years ago today. Do you think this album changed hip hop forever? What's your favourite track off it?
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