Dear Mama, Afeni Shakur, Dead at 69

The mother of legendary rapper and actor Tupac Shakur died yesterday. 

Known as an activist, Shakur was a Black Panther, philanthropist and speaker. She worked to get the All Eyez On Me film, a biopic about her son that just finished filming. 

Authorities responded to a cardiac arrest call around 9:40p.m.  Shakur was later transported to the hospital were she was pronounced dead at 10:28 p.m. She was just 69 years old. 


  1. “Huggin on my mama from a jail cell”. Tupac put his heart in that song. Proves to me he loved his mama and she loved him no matter what. May she rest in peace.

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