7 Brilliant Tupac Covers From Lil Wayne, Miguel, Justin Bieber & More
There will never be another Tupac. The revered lyricist, poet, actor and activist -- who passed away at the age of 25 six days after being shot in Las Vegas two decades ago on Sept. 13 -- continues to serve as a muse for many acts across genres.
In honor of the 20th anniversary of Shakur's tragic death, here are seven brilliant covers that do his memory justice.
Jhene Aiko puts a soulful spin on "Keep Ya Head Up"
Miguel meshes "I Get Around" with "Quickie"
Justin Bieber delivers a stripped-down performance of "Thugz Mansion"
Kendrick Lamar puts on for the West Side with his own rendition of "California Love"
Nas nails a cover of "Keep Ya Head Up"
All eyez on a young J. Cole as he performs "I Ain't Mad At Cha"
Lil Wayne reps the Thug Life with "Hail Mary"