The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony is going to be nothing but a gangster party. According to media reports, Snoop Dogg will be the man to induct Tupac Shakur into the music hall during the April ceremony.
TMZ first broke the news of a Tupac-themed performance at the 2017 induction ceremony spearheaded by Snoop, his former Death Row Records labelmate. The performance is expected to feature at least three songs, with collaborations such as "California Love" and "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted" likely to appear on the set list.
Dr. Dre has reportedly been asked to join the performance, but he's not a definite as of this moment. Come on, Dre!
Tupac's inclusion in this year's festivities will spice the night up a bit and give it a more modern feel. The late rapper is music's only inductee in this year's class, and the other members entering the Hall are decidedly older acts. Acts from the 1970's and 80's like Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, and Joan Baez will be enshrined during the ceremony, with Pearl Jam appearing alongside Tupac as the other more "modern" inductee.