Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky is mourning the loss of his father who passed away over the Christmas holiday. A$AP took to Instagram on Tuesday to share the news. His parting words read:

“R.I.P dad, until we meet again. See my daddy in heaven, he be da realist G. TTL,” wrote the rapper.

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Rocky’s celebrity friends including his tour-mate Rihanna have expressed their sincere condolences

My most sincere condolences bro #BajanBlood “@asvpxrocky: R.I.P DAD , UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN . “SEE MY DADDY IN HEAVEN , HE BE DA REALIST G”

— Rihanna (@rihanna) December 26, 2012

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