Tupac Shakur’s mother Afeni Shakur says she’s touched the hip-hop community continues to be supportive, seven years after her son’s death. “I always feel like I get special treatment. I never felt that I couldn’t ask anyone for anything,” Shakur told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday. “I respect them, I have a lot of respect for them. I like them. They’re nice to me, and they’re good to my son.” Read more.