According to reports from TMZ, Uncle June Bug, the uncle to both Snoop Dogg and Daz Dillinger, has passed away. Uncle June Bug’s death comes roughly one week after he was given one day to live from doctors due to his battle with colon cancer.
Daz Dillinger confirmed the news of Uncle June Bug’s death to TMZ, informing the website that his uncle passed away Sunday (March 30) morning around 9:30 AM.
The Long Beach, California rapper also revealed that Snoop was one of the last people to visit Uncle June Bug in the hospital before his passing. He says that this uncle was alert during Snoop’s visit, but passed away shortly after.
Snoop’s Instagram page has been filled with pictures and messages made in regards to Uncle June Bug following his death yesterday.
In one Instagram post, a picture of Snoop, Uncle June Bug, and Jay Z can be seen along with the caption, “Allways had my bac!!!!”
In another picture, which was taken recently, Snoop is pictured with fellow artist Wiz Khalifa. Along with the picture was this caption: “My bro bro came by to be wit me n a low moment of my life. To lift me n my spirits up love u @mistercap.”
HipHopDX would like to extend condolences to the family and friends of Uncle June Bug.