Afeni Shakur

Tupac Shakur and his mother, Afeni Shakur, will be the focus of a five-part FX documentary, the network announced Tuesday at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Directed by Allen Hughes, “Outlaw: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur,” will be a re-telling of his relationship with his mother, who was a […]

President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]

Jada Pinkett Smith is remembering the life of Afeni Shakur following her death late Monday at age 69. Jada developed an extremely close friendship with Afeni’s late son Tupac during their teen years in Baltimore, and the actress recalls her fondest memories of his mother in a May 3 post on her Facebook page: Watch Jada […]

  Afeni Shakur Davis, the mother of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, died this past Monday. Shakur, a former Black Panther and activist, was a fierce guardian of her son’s creative legacy. Shakur Davis was born Alice Williams on January 10, 1947 in Lumberton, N.C. She joined the Black Panther Party and was pregnant with […]

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Afeni Shakur, the political activist mother of slain rap icon Tupac Shakur who inspired her son’s work and strived to keep his legacy alive, has died. She was 69. The Marin County, California, Sheriff’s Department confirmed her death on Twitter. The agency said deputies were responding to a report of a […]

Divorce inevitably becomes messy when a lot of money is involved. And unfortunately, Afeni Shakur, is seeing this first hand.

Tupac Shakur’s mother Afeni and her husband Gust Davis are in the midst of a divorce, and his asking for half of her (and Tupac’s) money. According to TMZ, Shakur filed for divorce against her husband of 12 years, and the couple does not have a prenup. Per TMZ: Afeni filed in North Carolina, where […]

NEW YORK (AP) — A musical inspired by Tupac Shakur songs is going to bring gangsta rap to Broadway. Producers said Wednesday that “Holler If Ya Hear Me” will open at the Palace Theatre in June under the direction of Kenny Leon, who helmed the Broadway hits “Fences” and “The Mountaintop.” The new musical sets […]

Tupac may have died 17 years ago, but his music is still a money-making machine and his mother wants her share. According to reports, Afeni…

  It’s common knowledge that a mother will do anything in her power to fiercely protect her children. Seventeen years after his death, Afeni Shakur…