Jeezy Mourns Death of His Mother

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Jeezy is mourning the loss of his mother.

On Wednesday (Feb. 17), the rapper took to Instagram to reveal that his mother had passed away, sharing a photo of him touching the casket at her funeral. He also penned a heartfelt tribute to his “super hero,” reflecting on the woman who inspired him and gave him the confidence to be a leader.

“You taught me to be a man when I was a boy. Made me man up be a father when I was a kid. Raised me to be a natural born leader when I was lost,” Jeezy began. “You lifted me when I was down. Inspired me when I had no inspiration. Always told me I was Bigger than my circumstances. My Super Hero. Feared nothing or no one.. No obstacle or set backs.”

A grateful Jeezy went on to credit his mother for encouraging his dreams. “One of the only people in the world I could trust. When I had nothing or no one, I had you Mamma. You was hard on me. I thank you for that. You gave me confidence when I didn’t have any. Made me feel like I can put the world on my back and walk barefoot. You never judged or down talked my dreams. Or my downfalls. You just encouraged. I thank GOD you got a glimpse of the Man and Woman you raised and all the good we gave to world all because you gave it to us.”

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Jeezy also shared video of his mother singing one of her favorite songs, and vowed to continue to take care of their family. “My faith is strong. I know God has you now. We let heaven borrow our Angel. Kiss my brother Michael. Tell em we love him. And to take care of you. You are in a better place. Dancing and singing to your favorite songs. With that beautiful smile on your face…”

He added, “I will continue to make you proud. I LOVE YOU MOMMA. FORVER MY MOMMA’S BABY.”

Jeezy paid tribute to his “queen” on the John Legend-assisted “The Real MVP” off his 2019 album TM104: The Legend of the Snowman. It’s unclear how she died, but he previously said that she was battling an undisclosed illness.

“My mother got a situation, she’s not healthy right now,” he told “The Breakfast Club” in 2019. “That record basically describes she’s the real MVP. When I jumped off the porch I took a lot of my time trying to come up, trying to take care of everybody. I didn’t really take the time to be a son. Now, she’s not well, so when I see people moving around taking their mothers on tour or on vacation, doing things, it’s like damn, I gotta go see my mother in this place. It hurt, because I missed all that time. I can’t get none of it back.”

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