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Tupac’s Engineer Tommy D Launched "The Makaveli Book" Kickstarter
// Added Jul 07, 2017
2Pac was a man on a mission when he walked out of a prison cell and into Death Row Records’ studios in the fall of 1995. From October of that year to September 1996, the late West Coast legend is said to have recorded upwards of 167 songs, and apparently veteran music engineer Tommy D worked alongside ‘Pac nearly every step of the way. Now he’s working on a book about the experience, and he’s started a Kickstarter to fund it.
The book's writer and Kickstarter operator, Ben Leinen, said that Tommy D is pursuing this project to reconcile the wrongs done to the engineer. According to Leinen, Tommy D hasn't been paid for his work on The Don Killuminati which has sold over five million records since debuting 21 years ago. Leinen has taken on the responsibility of writing the book due to Tommy D's schedule as a full-time engineer and legal obstacles dealing with Death Row Records. All of which has halted the project for about seven years.
According to Leinen, The Makaveli Book will include quotes from 2Pac, bits of wisdom about making it in the music industry, info on the East Coast/West Coast “war,” and behind-the-scenes stories about the recording of albums like Snoop Dogg’s Doggystyle, Dr. Dre’s The Chronic and, of course, 2Pac’s The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory. Sounds dope.
The Kickstarter’s goal is $25,000. You can contribute to it here. As of this writing, it’s at $1,849.