Tupac’s mother Afeni Shakur gone at 69. RIP, “Dear Mama.”

Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur was an American music businesswoman, philanthropist, political activist and Black Panther and the mother of the late rapper Tupac Shakur. She inspired her son’s work and worked to keep his legacy alive, has died. She was 69.

The Marin County, California, Sheriff’s Department confirmed her death on Twitter and said in a statement that deputies were responding to a report of a possible cardiac arrest at Shakur’s Sausalito home, but no other details were provided.

Much of her life was consumed with keeping Tupac Shakur’s legacy alive…Read more here.