Snoop Dogg is mourning the loss of his uncle, "June Bug."
On Twitter, Snoop's cousin, rapper Daz Dillinger, announced that June Bug passed away Sunday morning after battling colon cancer.
June bugg jus passed @ 932 this morning— DAZ DILLINGER (@DAZDILLINGER) March 30, 2014
TMZ reports that Snoop was among the last people to visit June Bug in the hospital before he succumbed to the disease. The Friday before last doctors believed June Bug had only one day to live. That day Snoop even took to Twitter to pay respects to his uncle, who had the reputation of dancing on stage during Snoop's shows. He wrote that "heaven wouldn't be the same without u."
Love u unc!! C u when I get there. !!! R. I. P. junebug!! http://t.co/HCcyWLc5wa— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) March 31, 2014
Allways had my bac!!!! http://t.co/J3rXbT8mF5— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) March 31, 2014
True playa for real !!! Rip bug http://t.co/jVqUGEvRQw— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) March 31, 2014