Busta Rhymes' father dies

Rapper Busta Rhymes arrives for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New York August 25, 2013....

Rapper Busta Rhymes arrives for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New York August 25, 2013. (REUTERS/Andrew Kelly)

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, Last Updated: 7:25 PM ET

Rapper Busta Rhymes is mourning the death of his father.

The Touch It hitmaker, real name Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr., lost his dad late last month and he joined his family for a wake on Saturday.

Paying tribute to his father on Twitter.com, the 41-year-old star wrote, "Thank u 2 my beautiful, strong and Powerful Family 4 coming out 4 my Dad's wake 2day. I am so blessed. I love u Dad. Rest in Paradise... (sic)".

No further details about Smith, Sr.'s passing were available as WENN went to press.


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