The mother of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur has passed away at the age of 69. Afeni Shakur’s death was confirmed on the morning of May 3 in a tweet from the Marin County Sheriff’s Department in California. The message says that Shakur died on the night of May 2.
KRON reports that Shakur suffered a heart attack at her home in the San Francisco suburb of Sausalito. The station adds that she was rushed to a local hospital at around 9:45 p.m. and was pronounced dead at 10:30 p.m.
TMZ reported in March 2016 that Shakur was divorcing her husband of 12 years, Gust Davis. The gossip site said that Davis wanted half of the $20,000, Shakur’s gets every month from her late son’s legacy.