It’s no secret that Tupac’s legacy had a huge impact on the West Coast sound in hip hop, but there was one record in particular that really helped catapult him and his sound into the mainstream. 20 years ago today, the rapper teamed up with Dr. Dre to release their smash hit, “California Love,” along with songwriter Roger Troutman. The song was the late rapper’s comeback single after was released from prison in 1995.
Read more on the anniversary of Tupac and Dr. Dre’s “California Love” record on the following pages.
It’s been 20 years since Dre welcomed everybody to the wild, wild West.