TMZ first reported the news of Snoop’s involvement; the Hollywood gossip website also said Dr. Dre was “likely” to join his former Death Row teammates. Harvey Levin’s newsroom said the performance will feature a mix of at least three songs, and “California Love” comes with Dre. Snoop and ‘Pac teamed up on hit song “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted,” so probably pencil that one in too.
TheWrap’s requests for confirmation from the Cleveland museum were not immediately returned.
Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Pearl Jam, Yes and Nile Rodgers also made the Rock Hall this year. Here’s the nominees that didn’t make it: Bad Brains, Chaka Khan, Chic, Depeche Mode, The J. Geils Band, Jane’s Addiction, Janet Jackson, Joe Tex, Kraftwerk, MC5, Steppenwolf, The Cars, and The Zombies.
Artists are eligible for inclusion in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first recording. The 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Performer Inductees were chosen by more than 900 voters, as well as the aggregate results of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s online fan vote.
The 32nd annual induction ceremony takes place April 7 from Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center. It will air on HBO; SiriusXM has the radio rights.