Rapper DaBaby has taken to Instagram to post an emotional tribute following the death of his brother Glen Johnson.
Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, better known by his stage name DaBaby, spent the whole day on Tuesday campaigning to encourage people to vote, and documented his journey on Instagram.
However, behind the scenes, he was suffering a tragic loss as his brother Glen Johnson reportedly passed away on the same day.
Late on Tuesday, the rapper took to his Instagram Story to post an emotional tribute, and fans have been expressing their condolences on Twitter.
Glen Johnson dies aged 34
DaBaby’s brother Glen Johnson passed away on Tuesday (November 3rd) in Charlotte, North Carolina.
As reported by TMZ, he died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound, taking his own life.
Glenn had posted a video of himself earlier in the day in a car with a gun. In the video, he claimed that he had been wronged a lot in the past, and seemed very upset. Sources told TMZ that he committed suicide not long after.
Who was Glen Johnson?
Glen Johnson was known to be the older brother of world-renowned rapper DaBaby.
The 34-year-old was from North Carolina, and is a father to three daughters and one son.
However, Glen was not known to be in the limelight, and apart from being the brother of DaBaby, he was not a celebrity.
DaBaby pays tribute to his brother on Instagram and Twitter
DaBaby has been taking to social media to pay tribute to his late brother in a number of heartwarming posts.
First, he changed his Instagram bio to read “LONG LIVE MY BROTHER”.
On his Instagram Story, he also posted a photo with his niece, Glen Johnson’s daughter, with the caption “niecey pooh”. In the video, they both said “I love you” to each other.
In a second Instagram Story, DaBaby quoted the lyrics from his single Intro which was released in 2019, where he spoke about his brother’s struggles. He said: “My brother be thinking’ that we don’t love him and let him struggle like we ain’t family. Like I won’t give up all I got to see you happy n****.”
On Twitter, he simply wrote “Damn bruh”, which was meet with many messages of support and condolences form his followers.