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2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur

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  • Year:
    2017
  • Inducted by:
    Snoop Dogg
  • Category:
    Performers
Tupac Shakur - Signature

Hall of Fame Essay

2017

Alan Light

Tupac was a lightning rod, a screen onto which millions of people projected their feelings about rap, about race, and about the young black man in America. He may be a legend, but he’s hardly a hero. Many young listeners looked up to him, but he himself often seemed to be searching for a leader.

Though his recording career lasted just five years, Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971–1996) is one of the most popular artists in history, with over seventy-five million records sold worldwide.

Snoop Dogg Inducts Tupac Shakur into the Rock Hall

Pac is a part of history for a reason because he made history.

Snoop Dogg

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Collection

Lyric Book
Tupac Shakur - Recording Bill
Tupac Shakur - Lyric Book
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Photography: Ken Nahoum; Getty/WireImage

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