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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the 2018 class, and there are some pretty legendary artists and bands who made the cut. There were 19 performers and bands who made the list including some outstanding first-time nominees such as Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Kate Bush, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, Judas Priest, the Moody Blues, Nina Simone, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Other nominees include Bon Jovi (2nd nomination), Depeche Mode (2nd nomination), the Cars (3rd nomination), J. Geils Band (5th nomination), LL Cool J (4th nomination), MC5 (3rd nomination), the Meters (4th nomination), Rufus featuring Chaka Khan (2nd nomination), Link Wray (2nd nomination), and the Zombies (3rd nomination).To be eligible for the 2018 ballot, each nominee’s first single or album had to be released in 1992 or earlier. The artists and bands with the most amount of votes will be announced in December and inducted on April 14, 2018, at the induction ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland. HBO will broadcast the induction ceremony later in the year.
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IF TUPAC SHAKUR WAS ALIVE RIGHT NOW, HE WOULD BE TURNING 48-YEARS-OLD ON JUNE 16, 1971. ACCORDING TO A CONSPIRACY THEORY, TUPAC SHAKUR IS NOT ONLY ALIVE, BUT THEY CLAIM TO HAVE A PHOTO THAT “PROVES” THAT THE LEGENDARY RAPPER DIDN’T DIE.
TUPAC SHAKUR DIED ON SEPTEMBER 13, 1996, AFTER SUCCUMBING TO HIS FOUR GUNSHOT WOUNDS HE SUFFERED FROM A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, SIX DAYS EARLIER. OR AT LEAST THAT’S WHAT WE’RE TOLD TO BELIEVE. THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE BELIEVE TUPAC SHAKUR, WHO WAS BORN LESANE PARISH CROOKS, NEVER DIED AND IS STILL ALIVE TO THIS DAY.
CONSPIRACY THEORIES CONTEND THAT SHAKUR FAKED HIS DEATH SO THAT HIS ENEMIES WOULD THINK HE WAS DEAD. THERE HAVE BEEN ALLEGED TUPAC SIGHTINGS IN CUBA AT A BOSTON CELTICS GAME, DRINKING HAND GRENADES IN NEW ORLEANS, AT THE BET AWARDS, AND KIM KARDASHIAN SWORE SHE SPOTTED TUPAC. SUGE KNIGHT’S SON SAID SHAKUR WAS STILL ALIVE AND LIVING IN MALAYSIA.
THE NEWEST “TUPAC IS ALIVE” SIGHTING DOESN’T GIVE THE LOCATION OR THE DATE OF THIS …