By Abimbola Emmanuel and Belove Olocha
Popular American rapper, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg is currently bereaved following the death of his mother.
The rapper took to his Instagram page on Sunday, where he announced the passing away of his mom, Beverly Tate, who died at the age of 70.
Sharing a photo of his late mother who died at age 70, the music star appreciated her for having him in her life.
He wrote: “Mama thank u for having me 🙏🏾🌹.”
The rapper added: “Thank you for having me and Thank you God for giving me an angel as a mother.”
The news of her death came days after the singer clocked 50.
Although the cause of her death is unknown, the rapper posted a picture of his mother back in July in a hospital facility.
Other celebrities such as fellow rappers Lizzo and Cardi B; actor Dwayne Johnson and actress Taraji. P. Henson, have sent their condolences in heartwarming messages.
Cardi B said: “Sorry uncle Snoop, love and peace to your family.”
Lizzo wrote: “Love you big bro.”