Tupac Shakur will make history as the sixth hip-hop artist to join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Tupac’s career took off in the early 1990s with the Digital Underground’s debut track titled, “Same Song.”
According to Rolling Stone, Tupac Shakur and other artist are eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first album.
Back in 1991, Shakur released his debut album “2Pacalypse Now,” and would go on to release other classic albums such as “Me Against The World,” and “All Eyez On Me” before his death in 1996. Pac’s fifth and final studio album, “Makaveli – The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory,” was released in August of 1996. In 2005, MTV.com ranked the album at #9 on MTV’s greatest Hip-Hop albums of all time.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ceremony will take place on April 7th at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and will air at a later date on HBO. View the Class of 2017 Inductions