Marin County Sheriff’s Department have confirmed the
death of Afeni Shakur, the mother of late rap legend Tupac Shakur via Twitter, adding that deputies responded to a possible cardiac arrest situation at her Sausalito home yesterday and transported her to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Mother of the rap legend died on Monday May 2nd in
Northern California. She was aged 69.
AFENI SHAKUR BORN ALICE FAYE WILLIAMS IN 1947, SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE BLACK
PANTHERS AND SERVED 11 MONTHS IN PRISON, DURING WHICH TIME SHE WAS PREGNANT WITH TUPAC. SHE SERVED AS HER OWN DEFENCE ATTORNEY AND WAS ACQUITTED OF MULTIPLE COUNTS. SHE WAS RELEASED FROM PRISON SHORTLY BEFORE HER SON’S BIRTH IN JUNE 1971.
Rest In peace Afeni Shakur. Goodnight