Tupac Shakur is to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The rap icon, who died in September 1996 aged 25, will get the Hollywood Boulevard tribute on 7 June.
Hollywood Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez, said in a statement: “Tupac Shakur was a rapper, actor, activist, poet, and revolutionary.
“This iconic artist has continued to be part of the zeitgeist for decades after his passing and will continue to be an important cultural figure for many years to come.”
Ana suggested Tupac’s star will become a huge attraction for rap fans, adding: “Surely, as one of LA’s own, Tupac’s star will be added to the list of most visited stars.”
He died on 7 September 1996 after he was involved in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas.