Late rap icon Tupac Shakur has been posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
Tupac’s sister Sekyiwa “Set” Shakur accepted the award on his behalf during a ceremony on Wednesday, June 7.
She said, “Today, we’re not just honoring a star in the ground, but we’re honoring the work and the passion that he’s put into making his dreams come true. His heavenly star will shine a little brighter today. And once again, he has made us all extremely proud. We love you, Tupac.”
Emceeing the event, iHeart Media Radio Personality Big Boy said, “Though his career lasted just five years, Tupac Shakur remains one of the most complex and prolific artists of his generation with over 75,000 records sold worldwide.”
Allen Hughes, director of the acclaimed docuseries “Dear Mama: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur,” also spoke on the occasion.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce awarded Tupac Shakur the 2,758th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Recording.
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