Auction Site Sued by Afeni Shakur Estate Over Tupac Valuables

Tupac Shakur
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Tupac Shakur

Auction site Moments in Time has been hit with several lawsuits from the estate of Afeni Shakur, the late mother of late rapper Tupac after his valuables were put up for sale.

According to documents obtained by Billboard, the estate's attorney, Howard King, filed three lawsuits -- the first batch of several -- against the rapper's former manager, his former production partner and Moments in Time for distributing so-called memorabilia and audio-visual works without the rights to ownership and sell.

The Afeni Shakur Trust, who is heir to hold Tupac's property, aims to recover possession of Tupac's belongings. Several items that have hit the auction block include his driver's license, passport, handwritten lyrics and notebooks

The late West Coast rap legend -- who died in 1996 -- is set to be inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame in the Brooklyn ceremony next month and will also receive his own biopic titled All Eyez on Me dropping on what would have been the lyricist's 46th birthday, June 16.


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