Via Twitter, rapper Saigon [click to read] has announced the death of his mother yesterday (Monday, October 19) at 1pm. The death comes less than two week after the emcee released his latest album Warning Shots 2 [click to read].

The emcee’s tweets read, “R.I.P. My Dear Mother……………..Dag!…I’ve been through alot hardships in my short life, but this is the most devastating thing I’ve ever ever had to endure.” Saigon‘s mother was reportedly younger than 50 years old. The details of her passing are reportedly medical, but have not been specified.

Recently, the rapper had made a song and video to “Fatherhood,” a song devoted to parenting.

HipHopDX extends our sympathies to Saigon and members of his family.