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Tupac Shakur’s mom dies

2016-05-03 15:03
 

Cape Town – Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur has died. She was 69.

The late rapper’s mother reportedly died on Monday night due to a possible heart attack.

TMZ reports the Marin County Sheriff’s Department was called out to Afeni’s California home late on Monday night for reported cardiac arrest. She was transported to a hospital but pronounced dead at 22:28.

Afeni was an American music businesswoman, philanthropist, political activist and Black Panther. She founded and ran the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation following her son's death.

Officials are reported to be investigating to determine the exact cause of Afeni’s death.

 

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