Hopefully I can influence them [the Masters] to invite more people like myself who are cool and who are hip-hop and who are about other things and bring some flavour to the Masters and not just let it be quiet.
"I'm here to make sure Tupac is remembered the way he ought to be: A strong black man who stood for his". But he'd never thought about rolling a joint in cigar papers until Tupac showed him how at the wrap party for the movie 'Poetic Justice' (1993), starring Tupac and Janet Jackson.
He said to laughs from the audience: "That's right - Tupac got Snoop Dogg smoking blunts". "And he passed me my first blunt", he said, to uproarious laughter.
So blunts became a cannabis peace pipe for the rival rappers, helping them cement a friendship that lasted until Tupac was gunned down on September 13, 1996. "He put me up on Gucci and Versace and s- I couldn't even pronounce. we had no peers besides one another". "Does anybody here know what parasailing is?"
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"When he loves he loves hard, whether it was black people, his homies, his record label, or his attractive and strong mother, Afeni Shakur".
The late star is only the sixth hip hop artist to be initiated in the hall's 30-year history - and the decision has raised eyebrows.
During the ceremony, Alicia Keys also honored the late West Coast legend with a medley of his tracks that included "I Ain't Mad at Cha" and "Ambitionz As a Ridah".
What was it like recording "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted" together? . Treach from Naughty By Nature did "Hail Mary", and then T.I. performed "Keep Ya Head Up".