While many took time to give thanks and gather with family and friends on Thanksgiving Day, Canadian rapper Drake was unfortunately left to deal with the tragic passing of his maternal grandmother, Evelyn Sher. MTV News reports that the Young Money artist revealed the somber news in a single Tweet posted to his Twitter page yesterday (November 22).
“Rest in peace to my grandmother Evelyn Sher. What a day to go…thankful to have had the times we did,” the rapper Tweeted.
Drake mentions his grandmother on the Thank Me Later record “The Resistance” and she was also featured in a deleted scene from Drake’s 2010 MTV documentary Drake: Better Than Good Enough. In the scene Drake visited his grandmother in a nursing home shortly after signing to Universal Motown/Young Money.
Earlier in the year Drake reportedly canceled his Club Paradise tour stops in both North Carolina and Virginia to be with his ailing grandmother.
DX sends its condolences to both Drake and his family.