It’s been confirmed that Snoop Dogg will have the honor of inducting Tupac Shakur into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month, Rolling Stone reports today. The ceremony is set for April 7 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
Though TMZ reported that Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg were locked for a tribute performance, it was not confirmed until today that Snoop would be the inducting member. “However, Rolling Stone has learned that the final lineup for the all-star Shakur tribute has not been cemented,” the magazine wrote today. The West Coast rap consortium is said to feature at least a three-song tribute, and “California Love” is reportedly on the playlist.
The 2017 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame includes Pearl Jam, Yes, Joan Baez, Journey, and Electric Light Orchestra. Neil Young will induct Pearl Jam while Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush will induct Yes.