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Tupac Shakur To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Posted By on June 21, 2013

17 years after his death, Tupac Shakur will receive a star on the Hollywood walk of fame.

The announcement was made yesterday  Hollywood Walk of Fame committee chairman David Green at a ceremony where Jennifer Lopez received her star, the 2,500th star awarded.

Tupac was so much more than just a rapper. Shakur was an actor, activist, poet, and much more. Starring in films such as “Juice” and “Poetic Justice”, Tupac put his heart into any project he did-whether music or film. According to RIAA, Tupac sold more than 38.5 million albums in his short career.

Shakur was killed in September 1996 in a still-unsolved drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. 16 years after his death, he made headlines with his hologram performance at the  Coachella music festival in which the rapper’s image appeared on stage and performed with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. Check out the footage from that performance below: