Afeni Shakur Davis, mother of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur has passed away at the age of 69. She died in Marin County late Monday night, Marin County Sheriff’s office disclosed via Twitter account at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Reports said she died of a possible cardiac arrest.
Tupac Shakur, one of the most influential rappers of all time, was fatally shot in Las Vegas in 1996. More than 75 million of his records have been sold worldwide. Tupac’s 1995 hit “Dear Mama” was dedicated to his mother.
An investigation into her death is ongoing.