The inspiration behind one of Rap’s greatest ballads, 2Pac’s “Dear Mama” was reportedly arrested in Robeson County North Carolina and charged with drug possession:
On April 16, 2010, Sixty-three year-old Afeni Shakur Davis was reportedly stopped by police while she drove and smoked the substance simultaneously.
Davis was released on $10,000 bond but will appear in court May 10th to face charges of felony possession of marijuana, simple possession of a controlled substance and possession while operating a motor vehicle.
Davis, a former political activist and former member of the Black Panther Party, founded the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation for students interested in performing arts, which is located in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
The foundation is funded by the profit from her son’s unreleased works.