The mother of the controversial rapper Tupac Shakur, Afeni Shakur is dead.
Afeni Died at the age of 69 yesterday, May 2nd in Northern California.
As reported by LIB, The Marin County Sheriff's Department confirmed her death 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.
Renown rap artist #Tupac Shakur's mother Afeni Shakur Davis, age 69, died late last night in Marin County. pic.twitter.com/oP0crvINm8— Marin County Sheriff (@MarinSheriff) May 3, 2016
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.Deps responded to report of poss cardiac arrest @ 9:34PM last night @ her home in Sausalto, trans to hospital where she died @ 10:28PM.— Marin County Sheriff (@MarinSheriff) May 3, 2016