2Pac Similar Artists

Ice Cube - 56% match to 2Pac

Genres: Urban & Rap
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Snoop Dogg - 54% match to 2Pac

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nas - 51% match to 2Pac

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, 14 September 1973, Long Island, New York, USA. From the tough Queensbridge housing projects which brought the world Marley Marl, MC Shan and Intelligent Hoodlum, Nas made his name as a highly skilled rapper with the double whammy of 1994’s Illmatic and 1996’s It Was Written, albums whose music was crafted with a degree of subtlety and fore Read more

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Dr. Dre - 50% match to 2Pac

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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DMX - 47% match to 2Pac

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Earl Simmons, 18 December 1970, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The leading hardcore rapper of the late 90s and early 00s, Earl Simmons was raised from an early age by his aunt in New York City’s Yonkers district. He took his name from the DMX digital sound machine, and developed a reputation as a DJ in the local projects. DMX won Source magazine’s Unsigned Hype Award in Read more

The Game - 47% match to 2Pac

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Jayceon Terrell Taylor, 29 November 1979, Los Angeles, California, USA. This west coast gangsta rapper shot to fame in 2004 on the strength of his association with Dr. Dre and 50 Cent. Taylor was raised in a foster home in Compton and, like many young men from his neighbourhood, followed a path into crime and dealing. His redemption came when he decided to take up rapping af Read more

50 Cent - 44% match to 2Pac

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - 44% match to 2Pac

Genres: Heavy Metal Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Based in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony was one of the most successful 90s rap outfits to break into the mainstream. Formed in the early 90s by Layzie Bone (Steven Howse, 23 September 1975, Cleveland, Ohio, USA), Bizzy Bone (b. Bryon Anthony McCane, 12 September 1976, Columbus, Ohio, USA), Krayzie Bone (b. Anthony Henderson, 17 June 1973, Cleveland, Ohio, USA), W Read more

Eazy-E - 40% match to 2Pac

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Eric Wright, 7 September 1963 (1964 is also cited), Compton, California, USA, d. 26 March 1995, Los Angeles, California, USA. There are those critics who did not take well to Eazy-E’s ‘whine’, but his debut kept up N.W.A.’s momentum by managing to offend just about every imaginable faction, right and left. Attending a fund-raising dinner for the Republica Read more

Big L - 32% match to 2Pac

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Lamont Coleman, 30 May 1974, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 February 1999, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. This highly respected Harlem-based MC had his life cut tragically short just when it appeared his legendary underground status was about to translate into the mainstream. Coleman first came to the attention of the rap world in the early 90s as part of Harlem& Read more

Eminem - 32% match to 2Pac

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Marshall Bruce Mathers III, 17 October 1973 (1972 is also cited by some sources), Kansas City, Missouri, USA. This white rapper burst onto the US charts in 1999 with a controversial take on the horrorcore genre, and by the start of the new millennium was firmly established as one of America’s most fêted and successful modern songwriters.Mat Read more

Mobb Deep - 28% match to 2Pac

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This rap duo, comprising Havoc (Kejuan Muchita, 21 May 1974, Queensbridge, New York, USA) and Prodigy (b. Albert Johnson, 2 November 1974, Queensbridge, New York, USA), made a colossal impact in 1995 with their hardcore hip-hop single ‘Shook Ones Part II’. Compared in the music press to the experience of hearing Schoolly D for the first time, it saw the New York-ba Read more

Rakim - 28% match to 2Pac

Genres: Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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William Michael Griffin Jnr., 28 January 1968, Wyandanch, Long Island, New York, USA. Between 1987 and 1992, Rakim released four influential albums in partnership with Eric B that have accorded him the status of one of rap’s greatest figureheads. His complex, cross-referencing lyrics and relaxed delivery style inspired a new generation of hip-hop artists in the 90s, inc Read more

Wu-Tang Clan - 28% match to 2Pac

Genres: Martial Arts Music Videos & Concerts Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This hip-hop crew, whose ranks originally comprised the Genius aka GZA (Gary Grice, 22 August 1966, Staten Island, New York, USA), RZA aka Prince Rakeem (b. Robert Diggs, 5 July 1969, Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA), Ol’ Dirty Bastard (b. Russell Tyrone Jones, 15 November 1968, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 13 November 2004, Manhattan, Read more

Xzibit - 28% match to 2Pac

Genres: Urban & Rap
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