EXCLUSIVE: 2Pac’s Stepfather Mutulu Shakur Denied Early Release from Federal Prison

Mutulu Shakur, the stepfather of Tupac Shakur, has been denied an early release from federal prison, where he is dying of cancer as he serves a 60-year sentence. Senior U.S. District Judge Charles S. Haight Jr. denied Mutulu’s compassionate release petition this week, writing that while Mutulu’s condition was sympathetic, it did not overcome the nature of his convicted offenses. Mutulu was convicted of involvement in plots to commit robberies totaling $2.5 million, in which an armored car guard and two Nyack policemen were murdered. “Should it develop that Shakur’s…

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