Snoop Dogg Pays Tribute to Late Half-Brother Bing Worthington: ‘Keep Mama Company Til We Get There’

Snoop Dogg paid tribute to his beloved half-brother, Bing Worthington, on Tuesday in an Instagram post featuring an image from the 44-year-old’s funeral. “Everlastin love Beverly’s boys. Dirty left Bing and snoopy [fire, flower, dove emoji],” Snoop wrote alongside an image of himself at the funeral wearing an all-red suit and matching Kangol hat as he and other mourners looked solemnly at Worthington’s casket.



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“@badabing33 miss that laugh and the way u made us smile,” Snoop added. “Keep mama company til we get there [dove, peace sign emoji].” Snoop announced that Worthington — the rapper’s half-sibling on his their late mother Beverly’s side — had passed last Friday; the Orange County Sheriff’s Dept. said Worthington died on Feb. 15 of as-yet-undetermined causes, according to NBC News.

Worthington — who was a member of the rap duo Lifestyle — played a number of roles in Snoop’s career over the years, including tour manager and executive producer at the rapper’s Dogg Records label.

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Snoop’s post about Worthington’s death garnered comments and messages of support from a number of singers, athletes and friends, including former NBA player Matt Barnes, comedian Affion Rockett, R&B singers Miki Howard, Melba Moore and Sunshine Anderson, rappers Young Buck, M.C. Serch, Xzibit, DJ Quik, Tony Yayo and Three 6 Mafia and former NFL player and TV presenter Michael Strahan.

Earlier this month, Snoop reunited with longtime producer and mentor Dr. Dre to launch a branded cocktail based on one of their most beloved collaborations from the rapper’s 19194 Dre-produced debut album, Doggystyle: Gin & Juice.

Check out Snoop’s post below.


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