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Afeni Shakur

Tupac's Very Own Handwritten 'Dear Mama' Lyrics Could Be Yours

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.20.2017 | Black Voices

One lucky fan will have the chance to own a piece of hip-hop history, thanks to Tupac’s handwritten lyrics of his hit song “Dear Mama.” The late...

Dear Mama: For the Maternally Conflicted on Mother's Day

Michael W. Waters | Posted 05.06.2016 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

For the maternally conflicted, Mother's Day may be a difficult day. However, let it be a day where you commit yourself to your own process of healing. In so doing, you may give your mother the greatest gift of all.

Jada Pinkett Smith Remembers Afeni Shakur In A Heartfelt Post

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.04.2016 | Black Voices

The sudden death of Afeni Shakur on Monday night took many by surprise, including family friend Jada Pinkett Smith. After discovering the sad news, Pi...

The Real Reason Why Tupac-Inspired Broadway Musical Closed

Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices

Just over a month after its June 19 Broadway premiere, Kenny Leon’s Tupac Shakur-inspired musical, “Holler if Ya Hear Me” announced its closing,...

The Reviews For Tupac Inspired Musical Are In!

Associated Press | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.26.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway has had a punk jukebox musical with Green Day songs and one featuring harmonies by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. There...

Tupac Musical Star Reflects On Iconic Rapper's Influence

Associated Press | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.20.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- Christopher Jackson remembers exactly where he was on Friday, Sept. 13, 1996. That was the day Tupac Shakur died from wounds suffe...

Tupac's Mom Makes Bold Claim

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment

Afeni Shakur, Tupac's mother, says she'll do everything she can to make sure all of the late rapper's unreleased music sees the light of day. "I b...

'World-Changing' Tupac Musical Set To Begin Casting

Posted 03.01.2012 | Black Voices

Good news for Tupac Shakur fans! The late hip-hop icon’s music will be featured in a new Broadway musical titled, “Holler If Ya Hear Me.” Acc...

Tupac Shakur's Mother: I Feel Like He Died Yesterday

TMZ | Posted 11.14.2011 | Celebrity

It's been 15 years to the day since Tupac Shakur was shot to death -- but his mother is still coping with the rapper's untimely end ... claiming she f...