Afeni Shakur Mother Of Tupac Shakur Dies At 69


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The mother that served as the inspiration for the Hip-Hop classic “Dear Mama” has passed away at the age of 69. Afeni Shakur was a black panther, social activist, hip hop enthusiast, and much more. CNN reports:

“Though she is best known as Tupac Shakur’s mom, she was also a Black Panther as a young adult and an activist and philanthropist in her later years. Deputies responded to a call reporting “a possible cardiac arrest” at her Sausalito home around 9:34 p.m. Monday, the Marin County Sheriff’s Office said. Shakur Davis was taken to the hospital where she died at 10:28 p.m., the office said.”

 

The hip hop community has taken to social media to pay their respects.

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Article By: Daniel "Flash" Carter  //  Media Credit: Twitter.com, The305.com, Thesource.com, Vibe.com, Gettyimages.com, Genius.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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