Tupac Ash Ceremony Rescheduled For Rapper’s B-Day, Monuments Planned In Soweto

Afeni

Shakur postponed plans to mark the 10th anniversary of her son Tupac Shakur’s

death in Soweto, South Africa. Shakur

planned to commemorate Tupac’s death today (Sept. 13) by scattering his ashes

in Soweto to honor the township’s historic struggle against Apartheid in South

Africa. "My

family and I regret that they must postpone the trip to South Africa to a later

date, due to personal reasons," Afeni Shakur said. "We understand the

work and time that everyone has put into making this trip possible."During

the eight-day trip, Afeni Shakur was scheduled to meet with leaders like Nelson

Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Miriam Makeba and others. She had also planned

to visit various hospitals and orphanage. According

to sources, a memorial park, an art museum and an amphitheater in Soweto may also

be constructed in the slain rapper’s name. Afeni

Shakur said the ceremonies will now take place June 16, 2007, on Tupac’s 36th

birthday. In

related news, vocals from Tupac Shakur could be featured on a new track on Foxy

Brown’s upcoming album Black Roses.Sources

told AllHipHop.com that Brown recorded a song tentatively titled "Legends,"

which was produced by The Neptunes/Timbaland. The

track features an all-star line up that includes Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh and

Big Daddy Kane, alongside Tupac’s vocals. Verses by Nas and Roxanne Shante expected

to be added this week, the source said. Representatives

for Foxy Brown’s label Def Jam, had no comment on the track.

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