Although Tupac Shakur’s life was violently cut short, and still remains an unsolved murder, he has posthumously sold over $75 million worth of records. With several of his records being released following his death, Shakur’s estate took in $3.5 million in 2010 after bringing in $9 million in 2007. Although there were incidents that marred his career, some consider Shakur one of hip-hop’s greatest.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Shakur, will be among the many people being honored on the Walk of Fame in 2014, which recognizes professionals in film, television, radio and recording industries.
Other people being recognized along with Tupac include: Orlando Bloom, Ray Dolby, Sally Field, Jack H. Harris, Jessica Lange, Matthew McConaughey, Liam Neeson, Paul Mazursky, Tom Sherak, Dabney Coleman, Kaley Cuoco, Claire Danes, Giancarlo Esposito, Deidre Hall, Cheryl Hines, Don Mischer, Tavis Smiley, Holland-Dozier-Holland, Jeff Lynne, Mexican band Mana, Ray Parker Jr., Katy Perry, Rick Springfield and Renan Almendarez Coello.