Don Jazzy, the Nigerian music producer and CEO of Mavin Records, has lost his mum.
In an Instagram post, the music producer announced that his mother passed away in the early hours of Friday.
Don Jazzy said she has been battling cancer — although he didn’t reveal if that was the cause of her death.
In the post, the music producer described his mother as “the matriarch” of the family who was his “supporter and backbone”.
He added that her demise has left him “beyond devastated”.
“I lost my sweet mother this morning. The matriarch of the family. My supporter and backbone,” he wrote.
“I’m beyond devastated. I have never felt pain like this in my life but I’m consoled by the good life she lived. She was lived by everyone that ever met her.
“She was so strong till the last minute for us even while she battled with cancer. I have never typed a note difficult caption in my life.
“Please for our mum’s soul to rest in peace and for strength for my dad, my siblings, her grandchildren and our entire family to bear this loss.”
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A number of celebrities and fans have taken to the comment section of the post to offer their condolences.
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