Snoop Dogg Announces Mother Beverly Tate Died

In Summary

On Sunday, the rapper revealed that his mother, who inspired his song "I Love My Momma," died. 

Rapper Snoop Dogg revealed his mother Beverly Tate Died. She was 70.

The hip-hop icon shared a picture of himself with his mom on Instagram on Sunday, writing “Mama thank u for having me.”  

In another post about his mom, Snoop Dogg said, “Thank u god for giving me an angel for a mother.”  

The star even dedicated a song to Tate on his 1999 album No Limit Top Dogg called “I Love My Momma.”  

“You taught me how to read and write, how to fight/My do’s and don’ts, my wills and my won’ts/I’ll never forget, the things that we went through,” he rapped on the song.  

Earlier this year, the rapper asked his 65 million followers for prayers when Tate was hospitalized for an undisclosed reason. “I need all my prayer warriors for momma right now please and thank you,” he said at the time.  

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