Other musicians such as Janet Jackson, Journey, Bad Brains, Pearl Jam and many more are also named on the ballot.
According to Fusion: "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tries to preserve its good name by requiring a waiting period before a band can be nominated. To be considered for the hall, artists or bands must have released their first single or album at least 25 years before the nomination."
Tupac's album 2Pacalypse Now was released on November of 1991 which makes 2017 the first year Tupac is eligable to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The 2016 Hall of Fame class included N.W.A., Cheap Trick, Chicago, Steve Miller, and Deep Purple.
The next induction ceremony will be held at the Barclay's Center in New York City in April 2017.