Until the End of Time (Tupac Shakur song)

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"Until the End of Time"
2Pac - Until The End Of Time.jpg
Single by 2Pac featuring R.L. Huggar
from the album Until The End Of Time
ReleasedFebruary 18, 2001 (2001-02-18)
Recorded1996, 1999 & 2000
Producer(s) Johnny "J", Trackmasters
2Pac featuring R.L. Huggar singles chronology
"Who Do U Believe In"
"Until the End of Time"
"Letter 2 My Unborn"
Music video
" Until the End of Time (Tupac Shakur song)" on YouTube

"Until the End of Time" is a posthumous single from the 2001 2Pac album of the same name. The song was very successful and was a big contributor to the album going 4x Platinum. The song features R.L. Huggar from the R&B group Next. An alternate version features Mr. Mister's lead singer and bassist Richard Page on vocals and bass. The music video for the song contains a compilation of unreleased footage of Shakur. It charted at #52 on the Billboard Hot 100.



The song's beat is a sample of Mr. Mister's popular 1985 #1 song "Broken Wings".


The song itself was originally titled "Broken Wings" but was changed just a few weeks prior to its release due to legal issues. Although it was still released as "Broken Wings" or "Broken Wings (Until the End of Time)" in some countries.

Music video

The music video starts off with an interview which 2Pac had after his rape case. It includes unreleased footage of 2Pac recording and writing in a studio. The video also contains clips of music videos from his earlier singles such as "All About U".

Track listing



RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI) [24] Silver200,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png

Double-dagger-14-plain.png Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

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