Tupac Shakur’s Estate Shares Note On Afeni Shakur’s Passing

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Early Tuesday morning (May 3), the world was rocked by news of Afeni Shakur’s sudden passing. The activist, who’s the mother of rap pioneer Tupac, died from a reported cardiac arrest at the age of 69 in her Sausalito, Calif., home.

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Artists and actors took to social media to express their condolences on the sorrowful occurrence, including Jada Pinkett-Smith’s touching letter, who also had a close relationship with Tupac.

Actress Dania Gurira, who’ll play Afeni Shakur in the forthcoming biopic, All Eyez On Me, shared her thoughts on the pivotal figure’s passing as well.

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Tupac’s estate later posted a passage on Ms. Shakur’s passing, writing, “Afeni was a deeply devoted mother, grandmother and sister. Her spirit will forever inspire all of those who had the honor and privilege of knowing her.”

READ: Afeni Shakur Never Gave Up On Making Tupac’s Dreams Come True

They sealed the note with a string of sentimental lyrics on Pac’s “Dear Mama” melody. Read the full statement below.

Details are still forthcoming on Ms. Shakur’s death.

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