Tupac Shakur Gets Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
17 years after his death, Tupac Shakur is finally getting a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. Many feel this was long over due especially since Tupac was the most powerful and profound rappers the world has seen thus far.
Shakur, who recorded music as 2Pac, will be awarded his star for his recording career. After touring as a roadie and dancer for Digital Underground, he earned his first major national notoriety when he appeared on Digital Underground’s 1991 single “Same Song,” which was featured in the film Nothing But Trouble. Later that year, Shakur released his debut album, 2Pacalypse Now. The 13-cut collection featured the singles “Trapped,” which discussed police brutality, and “Brenda’s Got A Baby,” which focused on a 12-year-old girl who became pregnant after being sexually abused.
Tavis Smiley will also receive a star in 2014.