Legendary American rapper, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., popularly known as Snoop Dogg, has lost his mom.
The ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’ singer has been left heartbroken after his mother, Beverly Tate, passed away over the weekend.
The 50-year-old rapper described his mother as an “angel” while paying a tribute to her as he shared a photo of himself and Beverly on Instagram and wrote, “Mama thank u for having me [prayer and rose emojis] (sic)”, Yahoo news reports.
He followed the post with a second, featuring just a photo of his mom and captioned it, “Thank u god for giving me an angel for a mother [heart, prayer, and flower emojis] TWMA. (sic)”
Snoop also shared a video of himself in which he sat in a dark room listening to The Voices of East Harlem’s ‘Giving Love’ along with a broken heart emoji.
Friends of the star shared their support in the comments of the posts, with Busta Rhymes and Taraji P. Henson offering a string of heart emojis and Lizzo writing, “Love u big bro”.
Comic Guy Torry posted, “Prayers to you and your family. May GOD rest her soul and give your family peace.”
Also, Snoop’s dad, Vernell Vardano, asked for prayers for their family in the wake of Beverly’s passing.
He wrote on his Instagram account, PoppaSnoop, “Snoops mom has passed today can all my fans pray for our family we need it more than ever Thanxs (sic)”