Shakur Aumir Burrage was born on February 8th, 1999 in Wilmington Delaware to Jeffrey Burrage Jr. and Aaliyah Gibbs. He departed this life on October 2nd 2020 in Dover Delaware.
Shakur received his early childhood education from May B Leasure Elementary School, Gunning Bedford Middle School, and Ceasar Rodney High School where he earned his Diploma. After school Shakur was employed with the Dover Skating Ring, and Two Men & a Truck. Shakur then went and ventured off and started his own moving company “KMC” (Kur Moving Company).
In his earlier years Shakur was a part of the Wilmington Soldiers Football Team, he was also a member of the Newark Boys & Girls club where he played basketball and made it to several Championship titles. Shakur was an entrepreneur at a very young age, he had his own snow removal and lawn mower service, he also sold candy, snacks and water ice through out the neighborhood. Shakur attended Full Circle Martial Arts, where he trained under the direction of Sensei Jermaine Jackson as a green belt.
Shakur's infectious smile which made him his father’s twin, and bigger than life personality that he inherited from his mother was felt immediately when he entered a room. Shakur's ability to entertain those around him was far beyond his years. He was a motivator to all of those he was around. His love for music afforded him the opportunity to wear many hats in the music industry such as, producing, promoting, managing, collabing and becoming one of the greatest Hype Man ever for his best friend Zion Dublin (Zdub).
Shakur was a die hard fan of the Pittsburg Steelers , and the Miami Heat. Most importantly he loved nothing more than to help his mother out with his younger siblings even standing in to be their teacher during the pandemic as his love for his siblings ran deep. Shakur's heart was as big as his smile and he extended himself to anyone who asked in any way he could.
Shakur was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandfather Jeffrey Burrage Sr.
Shakur is survived by his parents, Jeffrey Burrage Jr and Aaliyah Gibbs (Darius Paynter), two brothers Erike Burrage, and Nasir Paynter, one sister Reign Dior Paynter. Great Grandmother, Mary Burrage, grandmother Doris Burrage, and Tanya Gibbs Barnes (Gerald Derry) Grandfathers Reginald Harris and Eric L Barnes, Aunts Danielle Burrage, Christy Daniels, Tina Carter and Latanya Clardy. One Uncle Timothy Harris(Tammy)
God Parents: (Aunt) ShaVina Fogg, Sonja (Nikki) Bowman, Raimyia Stanford, Tiffani Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, James Bowman. A special friend Janae Lewis and a host of loyal family & friends.
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