The Marin County Sheriff’s Department in California confirmed that Afeni Shakur, mother of rap legend Tupac Shakur died late Monday night.
The 69-year-old suffered a heart attack at her home in the San Francisco suburb of Sausalito on May 2. She was rushed to a local hospital at around 9:30 p.m. and was pronounced dead one hour later.
Afeni, opened the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation and the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain in 1997 and resided in the area.
The cause of death is yet to be announced.