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Treach is among the many most influential figures in Hip Hop, however that has by no means stopped him from exhibiting his appreciation for his late good friend 2Pac.

On Wednesday (June 7), ‘Pac was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. YG, DJ Quik and QDIII were among the many notable figures present at the event, but Treach went a step further to give the legendary MC his flowers.

HipHopDX caught up with the Naughty By Nature MC at the ceremony on 6212 Hollywood Boulevard, and asked him what his favorite 2Pac lyrics are.

June 1-6, ‘7-1, the day/ Mama pushed me out her womb, told me, ‘N-gga get paid’,” Treach rapped, spitting bars from the 1996 music “Krazy,” taken from The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Principle, the ultimate album 2Pac recorded earlier than his dying utilizing the alias Makaveli.

Treach and ‘Pac both starred in the 1992 crime drama, Juice, and subsequently went on to form a close friendship. The following year, the two collaborated on “5 Deadly Venomz,” which appears on 2Pac’s second album, Strictly 4 My N.-.G.G.A.Z.

Quickly after the dying of 2Pac in September 1996, Naughty By Nature launched “Mourn You Til I Join You.” The only, which is about Treach’s relationship with 2Pac, opens with the latter saying: “It’s gonna be alright, you gotta believe dat.” Within the refrain, Treach sings: “Even all the prayers can’t bring you back to us/ I’ll mourn you till I join you cause I’ll keep in touch.

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The rapper, actor and activist was fatally shot in Las Vegas on the age of 25. Virtually three a long time later, his influence on Hip Hop tradition continues to develop and encourage youthful artists. On the identical time, his followers, contemporaries and relations proceed to honor his legacy.

Sekyiwa “Set” Shakur delivered a rousing speech about her brother on the Stroll of Fame ceremony. “2Pac knew deep down that he was always meant for something great,” she stated. “As his little sister, I had the privilege to watch that greatness unfold. From the first time he stepped foot on stage at the Apollo Theater at 13 years old before anyone recognized his name, he knew he had the dream to have a star here on the Walk of Fame.”

Set continued: “Not only paying tribute to his contribution in the music industry but speaks volumes to the lasting impact he’s had on this world. Today, we’re not just honoring a star on the ground but honoring the world and the passion he put into making his dreams come true. His heavenly star will shine a little brighter today.”

Earlier this yr, a five-part docu-series titled Expensive Mama: The Saga of Afeni & Tupac Shakurwas launched on Hulu. Directed by Allen Hughes, who additionally spoke on the Stroll of Fame ceremony, it explores the lives of ‘Pac and his mom, Afeni Shakur.