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Jada Pinkett-Smith Pens Open Letter To Afeni Shakur

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In the midst of Afeni Shakur‘s sudden passing, friend of the family and Tupac‘s childhood best-friend, Jada Pinkett-Smith pens an open letter paying her respects to the Black Panther activist and Philanthropist.

Check out below, as she pays tribute to who the world called their ‘Hero.’ She was definitely a strong woman.

Today I woke up to the news that Afeni had passed. My first thought was of Sekyiwa and the entire clan that loved Afeni. Then I remembered that I was in NY to attend a Mother’s Day event named after a song written about Afeni, Dear Mama. My heart tightened and then all kinds of memories flooded in. I quickly remembered how calm Afeni was especially during any crisis. She always had a way of making me believe all would be well. But my fondest memories of Afeni was spending time with her at Jamine Guy’s house as Jasmine was writing Afeni’s book. Tupac had passed, and now I was a business woman, wife, and a mother and we could talk real and I mean really real. I got to see where Pac got his passion, his ideals for equality and justice but most of all his depth of thinking. Afeni was a giant in her own right. Today she is reunited with her son and Sekyiwa has two majestic angels to look after her. One for each shoulder. Rest in peace Afeni, and give Pac a hug and a kiss from me.

Jada

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R.I.P to the great Afeni Shakur. Our prayers are with Jada and the Friends & Family of Afeni.

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Fly Music Exclusive: Jermaine Riley – ‘#BAE’

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If your boo’d-up this holiday season then this may be the right tune for you and yours!

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E-40 Talks Favorite Memories Of 2Pac [Video]

On the eve of the release of ‘The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil Volumes 4,5,6,’ rap legend E-40 speak s with Boss Lady and DJ Steel on Hip Hop Nation about working with 2Pac and his favorite memories of the late rapper.

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SFPL’s Artist Spotlight & Fly Interview: Paloma Ford Talk New Music, Style, Working with Drake & more

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Upon the very first look, you want to know what she does. She looks soft enough to be a singer, but she definitely has enough edge to be a rapper, but WAIT…she’s BOTH! Step into new music sensation Paloma Ford! Team SFPL, recently caught up with the new artist to see what all the buzz was about and we think you may like what you read…

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New Music: Presice – “Black Star Power”

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Staten Island rapper Presice rapper returns with his new single “Black Star Power” just in time for Black History Month. “Black Star Power” is the first single off of his forthcoming mixtape “ I Love People But Hate Crowds.” Precise lays tight lyrics over this instrumental from” Get By” by legendary Talib Kweli to illustrate his idea of what black star power truly is and how we might get there. This record is only a glimpse into the sound of his mixtape due in April.

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