Snoop Dogg Pays Tribute To His Brother Who Passed Away

Bing Worthington, the legendary rapper’s half-brother, passed away on Feb 16.

Snoop Dogg is honoring the memory of his younger brother.

HipHopDx reported that Bing Worthington, Snoop’s younger half-brother, passed away last week at 44. A cause of death has not yet been disclosed. 

Snoop shared a photograph of his brother’s memorial service on Tuesday (February 20) to pay tribute to Worthington with attendees surrounding the casket.

“Everlastin love Beverly’s boys,” Snoop wrote, mentioning their late mother, Beverly Tate, who also passed away in 2021. “Dirty left bing and snoopy [fire emoji, rose emoji, dove emoji] @badabing33 miss that laugh and the way u made us smile keep mama company till we get there [dove emoji, peace-gesture emoji].”

A well-known record executive, Worthington was once Snoop’s tour manager and is credited as a writer on a track on  “Snoop Dogg Presents: Tha Eastsidaz. ” He was also a member of the rap duo Lifestyle and launched a record label in Canada with Miguel Lopez that merged Worthington’s Dogg Records and Lopez’s Urban Heat.

In an interview with Vice, Worthington spoke about developing his business acumen.

“Back in the day I had an album, it was called Liquid Cocaine and I put that out with my group Lifestyle. When I put the album out, I was putting everything in the music together,” Worthington said. “My guy was a great rapper and I was a great rapper, but I was like 'Why am I working on the music? I should be doing all the business side of this thing.' I love meeting people, talking business, that got me going. That made me feel like another person.”

We extend our prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Bing Worthington.

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