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Tupac Shakur’s sister has described a gang leader’s murder as a “pivotal moment”.
Sekyiwa Shakur posted on social media her feelings after Duane “Keffe” Davis was charged Friday with one count of murder.
“Today is a victory,” Sekiwa wrote, but he is “reserving judgment” until the legal process is complete.
“It is important to me that the world, the country, the judicial system and our people understand the gravity of the death of this man, my brother, my mother’s son, my father’s son,” she said.
“There were multiple hands involved and there is still so much more surrounding the life and death of my brother Tupac and the Shakur family in general. We are seeking true justice on all fronts.”
Her words follow those of Moprim Shakur, Tupac’s half-brother, who told CNN:
“We’ve been through decades of pain. They knew about this guy, who ran his mouth for years.
“So why now? For us, this is not over yet. We want to know why, and if there are any accomplices.”
Duane Davis is expected to appear in court in the next few days. Tupac Shakur was shot four times in a drive-by attack in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996. He died a few days later in the hospital.
The New York-born rapper remains one of the most recognizable names in hip-hop. He has sold more than 75 million records, and has also appeared in films juice, Poetic justice, Over the edge, Inertia And Gang related.
Jada Pinkett Smith, Shakur’s close friend, said yesterday: “Now I hope we can get some answers and get some closure. RIP PAC.”
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