>> In his first year of eligibility, late rapper Tupac Shakur making the list of 2017 rock and roll hall of fame inductees, announced Tuesday morning. Shakur, who was killed in a drive by shooting in 1996 at age 25, known for his poetic lyrics on social injustice on hit albums such as Me Against the World and All Eyes on Me.
Pearl Jam also making the cut as first time balloters. The granddaddy's of Seattle grunge fronted by graveled voice Eddie Vedder. From there, the Hall throws it back to Journey. The San Fransisco based rock band that formed in 1973, operatic lead singer Steve Perry later going solo, in recent years he's been replaced by Steve Augeri.
Two English progressive rock bands getting their due. Electric Light Orchestra, otherwise known as ELO, also known for big haired Jeff Lynn and big hits, Evil Woman and Don't Bring Me Down. Yes, Yes is finally in. Classic rock lovers recall radio hits Round About and Owner of a Lonely Heart.
And the hall hails folk hero Joan Biaz, still performing at age 75. A product of the 60s, by as a social activism has stretched across her more than 30 albums and 55 years of performing everywhere from Woodstock to the Whitehouse. The Rock and Roll hall of fame induction ceremony airs next year on HBO.