The film may have been average, but in his supporting role Tupac Shakur did what he always did; steal the show. As the neighborhood gangster, “Birdie”, Tupac creates the moral dilemma for the film’s protagonist, but does his limited role offer enough for the Hall? Considering that when one often looks at the brief but powerful legacy of Tupac Shakur, “Above the Rim” is not usually among the top ten things thought of, we don’t think it looks good.
The Bullet Points:
Above the Rim (1994)
Why you should vote for him:
For many, Tupac is a legend.
Why you should not vote for him:
Legend or not, the movie was not strong enough to have a serious inductee.