Rihanna Mourns Late Cousin, Tavon, On 4-Year Anniversary Of His Death

Written by on December 26, 2021

Rihanna shared a tribute for her late cousin, Tavon Alleyne, on Instagram, Sunday. Alleyne was shot and killed in Barbados in 2018 on the younger age of 21-years-old.

“Miss you and dat smile cuz,” Rihanna captioned a collection of pictures of herself with Alleyne. “#Tavon.”

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Alleyne was murdered whereas strolling by means of the neighborhood of Saint Martin’s after having spent the vacations together with his household. Alleyne was rushed to a close-by hospital the place he succumbed to his accidents. His killer was by no means discovered.

On the time, Rihanna wrote on social media: “RIP cousin… can’t imagine it was simply final evening that I held you in my arms! by no means thought that will be the final time I felt the heat in your physique!!! Love you at all times man! #endgunviolence.”

Earlier this 12 months, the legendary singer was honored as Nationwide Hero of Barbados by her dwelling nation.

“That is nonetheless the one place I’ve ever referred to as dwelling – I really like Barbados, I really like you guys and I pray that the youth proceed to push Barbados ahead,” she mentioned after being introduced with the award. “I’ve traveled the world and obtained a number of awards and recognitions however nothing, nothing compares to being acknowledged within the soil that you just grew in.”

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