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


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.”

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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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