Calling Tupac "the greatest rapper of all time", he recalled how they were just "two black boys struggling to become men", adding: "To be human is to be many things at once: strong and vulnerable, hard-headed and intellectual, courageous and afraid, loving and vengeful, revolutionary and, oh yeah. gangsta!" Furthermore, it turned out to be a gangsta party with Snoop Dogg, YG, T.I. and Treach all paying homage to 'Pac with a medley of songs in his honor.
Train frontman Pat Monahan inducted them, before partially singing one of Journey's hits, Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'.
The "Heart of Gold" hitmaker has been forced to back out from his duty for the American rock band at the induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Friday (07.04.17), "due to illness", and the "Late Late Show" host is to now do the honours. Band members are, from left, Jonathan Cain, George Tickner, former lead vocalist Steve Perry, Aynsley Dunbar, Neal Schon, Robert Fleischman, Ross Valory, Steve Augeri, Steve Smith and Deen Castronovo.
From Tupac to Steve Perry and Journey, to a stunning speech from David Letterman about Pearl Jam, the induction ceremony was truly special and memorable, and we've got all the highlights here!
"If somehow, some way, Chance the Rapper ever sees or hears this, I just want to tell him my daughter, Olivia, loves you", he told the RRHOF crowd.
Baez, one of folk's most iconic voices, said it felt "cool" to be inducted.
Is my favorite band already in the Rock Hall?
"My granddaughter had no clue who I was until I took her backstage at a Taylor Swift concert".
She was inducted by Jackson Browne, who said the first album he bought with his own money was Baez's second album. "They reminded me of the "Star Wars" cantina band only with lots more hair", Harrison recalled.
Artists are eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first recording.
Geddy Lee of Rush surprised the crowd at Barclay's Center when he joined Yes for their 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame performance.
Noting that "We just made a bulk $62.5 million payment to Amtrak ", Christie added, "I have no problem with making the payments". Amtrak for Thursday warned of modified service and delays for its Northeast Regional line operating between Washington and NY .
"He knows how to build a coalition to get legislation passed", one senior GOP source with knowledge of the list said of McCarthy. During a recent White House meeting , when the subject of Cohn came up, Bannon reportedly told associates "I love a gunfight".
The soldier died of wounds sustained during a joint mission with Afghan forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar. Forces - Afghanistan, I offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of our fallen comrade", Gen.
The report also sees China as a largest source market in the region with almost 128 million departures registered in 2015. Completing the top 10 are Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Italy, Canada and Switzerland.
Running back Leonard Fournette runs through drills during their LSU's pro day in Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Fournette says he is fully healthy after a season in which he was hampered by a lingering ankle injury.
This award is incredible to me because of all the people who have allowed me to join their lives and their bands". Lenny Kravitz will perform in a memorial tribute to Prince, who passed away April 21, 2016.
Last year, team owner Jeffrey Loria expressed interest in selling the team, which he purchased for $158 million in 2002. Former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was rumored to be part of a group looking to buy the team previous year .
But its primary objection, the company said , is that allowing the government to unmask Twitter critics is a violation of the U.S. If the account users work within the administration, for example, their employment may have been jeopardized.
St Petersburg is still reeling after a bomb ripped through the city's metro on Monday, killing 14 people and injuring 50. The suspected bomber was identified as Kyrgyz-born Akbarjon Djalilov, a Russian citizen who was born in 1995.
The associate also said Jakubowski had made non-specific threats toward schools and public officials, according to the sheriff. Authorities in Rock County, Wisconsin say the whereabouts of Joseph Jakubowski are still unknown and he remains on the loose.
The Times reported over the weekend that Fox and O'Reilly paid $ 13 million to five women who accused him of sexual harassment. On Monday, Fox News contributor Julie Roginsky filed a lawsuit against Ailes and current Fox News President Bill Shine.
Red Sox rally with 4 in 8th inning, beat Tigers
Zimmermann allowed a sacrifice fly by Jackie Bradley Jr.in the second, and the Red Sox loaded the bases with one out in the third. Red Sox: LHP David Price (elbow strain) threw out to 120 feet in what Farrell described as "another consistent work day.".
Reds take series against Cardinals with 8-0 win
Louis batting order, yielding just four hits and one walk while striking out six to pick up his first win of the 2017 season. That last note is no mean feat because Wacha, in the midst of an.026 season at the plate in 2016, did not have an RBI.
Syria was warned of USA strike threat, says Military source
He said "there is a clear distinction between air strikes on military targets and the use of chemical weapons against civilians". The Pentagon said it believed the aircraft that carried out the deadly attack on Khan Sheikhun came from the Shayrat base.
Nvidia delivers new and improved Titan Xp-3840 cores, 550GB/s
For the one millionaire reading this report, there has been no word yet on when the Titan Xp will become available in Australia. It is outfitted with 12GB of GDDR5 RAM running at 11.4Gbps on a 384-bit bus, for a total memory bandwidth of 547.7 GBps.
Kevin Durant practices, set to play Saturday in return
Yet as Durant returns, two-time reigning MVP Stephen Curry is listed as doubtful to face the Pelicans because of a bruised knee. At 65-14, the team is now 4.5 games clear of the San Antonio Spurs, who are going to play as the No. 2 seed in the playoffs.
Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error
The city also reminded residents that they may hear sirens again as engineers determine if the system is functioning properly. Officials said there was no emergency and they were trying to determine what caused the malfunction.
Cormier sends warning to Jon Jones at UFC 210
For a fighter like Jones who likely earns more than $1 million on fight night, they would fall in the highest income tax bracket. There was also some question about whether Cormier grabbed the towel during the weigh-in which could have thrown things off.
China bans property sales in upcoming economic zone
Analysts said that Xiongan, some 100 kilometers southwest of downtown Beijing, will create fresh business opportunities. Regional planning should be systematic, Zhang said, with stronger land, real estate and population controls.
New Jupiter image captured by Hubble Space Telescope
The latest Hubble data were taken at around the same period the Jupiter probe Juno made a close approach to the giant planet. The lighter bands have higher concentrations of frozen ammonia in them, compared with the darker ones, the agencies said.
Nunes Won't Leave Russia Probe; Ryan Says No Need To
He said: "Something's got to change, otherwise the whole effort in the House of Representatives will lose credibility". In any case, the subject of Flynn - presumably the topic of Yates's testimony - is only one corner of this scandal.
Hindus will witness decline in births between 2055-2060: Pew
Between 2010 and 2015, 33 percent of babies were born to Christians, who made up 31 percent of the world's population in 2015. By 2035, estimates suggest there will be 225 million babies born to Muslims while only 224 million born to Christians.
Thousands fail background checks for Uber, Lyft
The LA City Council approved a plan in December 2015 to allow ride-hail companies to pick up passengers at the airport. The ordinance prohibits qualified driver representatives from using it for any goal other than organizing.