Black Rob handed away on Saturday (April 17), and one element from his tragic loss of life at 51 has left followers particularly devastated.
Within the days following Rob’s hospitalization attributable to kidney failure, it was revealed that Rob, born Robert Ross, was homeless and wanted cash to assist along with his medical bills. A GoFundMe was arrange with a purpose of $50,000 to get Rob again on his ft, however the “Whoa!” rapper died earlier than it was midway to its purpose.
As of Saturday night, the crowdsourcing web page had raised simply previous $28,000. Followers are nonetheless capable of donate so as to assist with funeral bills and extra.
Bad Boy founder Diddy reportedly reached out to Rob this previous week with a proposal to assist, however it’s not clear what the rap mogul provided to his one-time label star.
Black Rob opened up about his monetary and well being points in a heartbreaking video posted to social media simply days earlier than his loss of life.
“Oh man, I’ve been coping with this for 5 years. 4 strokes … I don’t know what to inform you man. Shit is loopy. The shit is difficult,” Rob mentioned. “I don’t acquired no home to dwell in — besides perhaps an condominium. Me and my man be attempting to get collectively. I’m telling you man, this shit is unusual. It’s laborious, you realize what I’m saying?”
Final week, he posted a video from his hospital mattress to offer effectively needs to DMX’s household and mates following the Ruff Ryder legend’s loss of life at age 50.
Rob’s loss of life was first introduced by DJ Self, and later confirmed by mates reminiscent of Mark Curry and Mario Winans.
“This hit my coronary heart……. we’ll NEVER overlook you brother! RIP BLACK ROB!” Winans captioned a picture of Rob he posted to Instagram.