With the hip-hop community still in shock over the death of Prodigy of Mobb Deep, it just got even more bad news with the death of Killer Mike’s mother. The member of Run the Jewels revealed on social media that his mother passed away this week, although he did not specify a cause.
The star, known for his heavy social media usage and interaction with fans, posted a moving tribute for his late mother on Instagram.
“My mother has transitioned to be with our ancestors. All those who believe as I do know energy cannot be destroyed only transformed. I pray she is with our elders in someway and that peace and harmony follow them wherever their souls may roam. I love u Denise with all my heart and soul i do! Your children are successful, your house is in order. Your legacy is intact. You are the reason I know with no doubt in my heart My God is A Black Woman. Goodbye Mom. Salutes “Mama Niecy”. #Happy420foreverBaby!”
Fans have been showing their support for the hip-hop icon while he mourns.
If you’re a fan of Killer Mike, now’s a good time to show your support.
— Curtis Scoon (@CurtisScoon) June 22, 2017
Shaun King weighed in, too:
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 25, 2017
Mike has, in turn, tweeted his appreciation for the support.
My Wife, My sisters, my family is so thankful for all the well wishes. Our Mom was a special brand of fighter. She is my Leader still. ❤️
— Killer Mike (@KillerMike) June 22, 2017
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