Massively overrated. Yeah, he died of a mindless violent crime that never should have happened. I think it is equally mindless to idolize him the way the hip-hop community has. I dont have anything against the hip-hop community though, I think the same could be said for people such as Kurt Cobain and the likes. All massively overrated just because of their unfortunate deaths.
That's your opinion, but I disagree. 2Pac was an extremely talented writer, and his music has lasted throughout the years because of his abilities as an artist. Although I think the "new" material they have been releasing the past few years is quite weak, most of his earlier albums were nothing short of brilliant. 2Pac will probably always be my favorite solo artist, and I respect him because of the talent he possessed.