Afeni Shakur \u00a0the mother of one of hip hop iconic legends Tupac Shakur has died today at the age of 69. \u00a0Marin County deputies responded to Shakur\u2019s home in Sausalito, Calif., Monday night after she suffered a possible cardiac arrest, the sheriff\u2019s office said Tuesday morning. She was taken to a local hospital and died just before 10:30 p.m. She was responsible for the estate of Tupac Shakur after he died, making sure his legacy stayed alive through his music, releasing albums after his death. Shakur, born Alice Faye Williams, changed her name when she moved to New York City and joined the Black Panther movement. She and other party members were arrested in 1969 and charged with conspiracy to bomb multiple, busy city landmarks. In May 1971, she was acquitted on all charges \u2014 and she gave birth to Tupac just one month later.\u00a0She was the subject of his 1995 song \u201cDear Mama,\u201d in which Tupac detailed his childhood struggles and respect for his mother. Shakur served as an executive producer for a\u00a0film about Tupac's life, "All Eyez on Me," is set for release in November, with Danai Gurira cast as Shakur. The Marin County Sheriff's Coroner's Office will lead the investigation to determine the cause and manner of Shakur's death.