Afeni Shakur Praises Tupac Coachella Performance

Rep says Pac's mom was thrilled with hologram likeness of the rap icon at the music festival.

Posted: 04/16/2012 07:19 PM EDT

A representative for Tupac's mom, Afeni Shakur, shared her reaction to her son's surprise appearance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival last night (April 15). According to TMZ, reps said that Afeni was excited to see her son perform on stage.

In case you missed it, concertgoers in attendance last night at Dr. Dre's closing set at the Coachella music festival were treated to a barrage of special surprise guests including Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Snoop Dogg and most notably Tupac, in the form of a hologram.

Although Afeni wasn't at the show, she watched the surprise unfold live on the Internet and was apparently in on the secret. Dre reportedly called and asked for her permission to do the hologram in exchange for a generous donation to the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation.

Although it was initially rumored that Nate Dogg would appear on the hologram, he was pulled from the show at the last minute.

Coachella continues (with the same set of acts) next week in Indio, California.

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