Monday, October 25, 2021

Author Beverly Tate, Mother of Snoop Dogg, Dead at 70

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Snoop Dogg took to social media Sunday to share with the world that his mother, Beverly Broadus Green, is dead at the age of 70 following a lengthy battle with illness.

The legendary rapper, born Calvin Broadus, paid tribute to Green in a series of Instagram posts.

"Mama thank u for having me,” he wrote under a photo of her smiling broadly while the duo leaned in together for a hug. On another post, featuring his mother holding a bouquet of white flowers while posing in a striking red dress, he added, “Thank u god for giving me an angel for a mother."

Earlier this year Snoop had asked fans to pray for Green, also known as Beverly Tate, after she had been hospitalized for undisclosed reasons and he shared an intimate update from her hospital bed along with his brothers writing, "me and my brothers went to c mama today and she opened up her eyes to c us and let us know she still fighting."

Snoop's father Vernell Varnado also posted about Green's passing writing, "Snoop's mom has passed today can all my fans pray for our family we need it more than ever."

Green, born in McComb, Mississippi, raised three other sons along with one of the most recognizable musicians on the planet and was a published author as well. In her 2014 book "Real Love II," Green offered a behind-the-scenes look into her life and shared, "her journey from her roots in the deep south to the bright lights of Hollywood." 

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