Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, died late Monday night – possibly from a heart attack. The Marin County Sheriff’s Department says it responded to Afeni’s Sausalito, CA home Monday around 9:43 PM for a report of a cardiac arrest. She was transported to a hospital – where she was pronounced dead at 10:28 PM.
Afeni was a philanthropist, founding and running the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation after her son’s death. She was also a Black Panther – and defended herself in court when she was accused of multiple bombings.
As keeper of all things Tupac, Afeni greenlit the biopic, “All Eyez on Me” – which just recently wrapped filming. The Marin County Sheriff says the coroner will investigate to determine the exact cause of Afeni’s death. She was 69 years old.