Oakland, California, will honour the memory of the iconic American rapper Tupac Shakur by renaming a section of MacArthur Boulevard as Tupac Shakur Way, where the talented artist once resided.
This decision was made to honour the immense contributions that Shakur made to Oakland and society as a whole through his art and culture.
Although the exact timeline for the renaming has not been announced yet, the Tupac Shakur Foundation has agreed to fund the creation of commemorative signs and plaques. It’s a touching tribute to an artist who left us far too soon, passing away tragically in 1996 at the young age of 25.
Despite his untimely death, Shakur’s legacy lives on through various tributes, including a pop-up restaurant in Los Angeles opened by his estate last year. Tupac Shakur Way is a fitting tribute to a cultural icon who touched the hearts of millions worldwide with his music and message.