Snoop Dogg Inducts and Accepts On Behalf of Tupac ShakurSnoop Dogg inducts and accepts on behalf of Tupac Shakur at the 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Snoop Dogg Inducts and Accepts On Behalf of Tupac Shakur00:09:11
Tupac Shakur Medley00:05:44
Hall of Fame Essay
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.
Pac is a part of history for a reason because he made history.
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