Rihanna pays tribute to her cousin Tavon on the fourth anniversary of his death

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In the midst of the festive season when the world celebrates Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the very famous Rihanna remembers a painful event for her and her family. A $ ap Rocky’s girlfriend mourns her cousin Tavon who died four years ago.

Cousin shot dead in 2018

The BadGirl Huey mourned his cousin Tavon, to mark the fourth anniversary of his death . On Sunday, December 26, Boxing Day, the businesswoman shared a tribute for her late cousin, Tavon Alleyne, on Instagram. Young Alleyne was shot and killed in Barbados , Rihanna’s hometown in 2018, at the age of 21.

She captioned a series of photos of herself with her cousin with the words: “  I miss you and that cousin smile  #Tavon  ”. The death of the young man had been a tragedy given the circumstances of his death. Indeed, Alleyne was assassinated while walking in the district of Saint Martin after spending the holidays with his family. After the shootings, he was rushed to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. To this day, her killer has never been found.

At the time, the singer whose new album is being requested by her fans wrote on social media, “  RIP cousin … I can’t believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! I never thought this would be the last time I would feel your body heat !!! I still love you, man! #endgunviolence  ”.

 

Rihanna national hero of Barbados

The bond that exists in Riri and its original Barbados is undoubtedly very strong. In addition to being born there, this country saw her cousin die, before honoring him as the National Hero of Barbados.

After receiving the award, she said: ‘  This is still the only place I have called home, I love Barbados, I love you guys and I pray that young people keep pushing Barbados to the front. I have traveled all over the world and received several awards and recognitions, but nothing, nothing compares to being recognized on the soil in which you grew up  ”.

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