The 'Crank That' rapper, who lost his little half-brother Deion Jenkins in a car accident, takes to his Twitter page to share grief, writing '... I can't believe my Lil bro is gone.'
Rapper Soulja Boy is facing a massive life challenge. The 20-year-old singer is sad over the loss of his half-brother Deion Jenkins, after he got involved in a car crash in Charleston, Mississippi, on Sunday night, March 20.
Recalling his memories of his brother, the "Crank That" singer took to his Twitter account to share his grief. He tweeted, "at home crying my eyes out I can't believe my Lil bro is gone... today is so not my day.. RIP lil brother love you always :(".
Soulja's associate, Michael "Miami Mike" Sykes, expressed his condolences for the "Kiss Me Thru the Phone" singer. Michael, who is the president of Soulja Boy's S.O.D.M.G. label wrote on his Twitter page, "The Flags are @ Half Staff @ the Offices of SODMG & PTE, R.I.P. to @Souljaboy little brother who passed-way in a auto crash last nite :-(".
Meanwhile, Soulja's friend Sean Kingston also took to his Twitter page to send his sympathy. The post read, "Smh life is really short man.. Why do the good die young smh @SouljaBoy keep your head up stay strong..Ima keep u in my prayers bro realtalk." He further added, "Man LIFE is crazzy sometimes.. u just have to try ya hardest to stay POSITIVE and be STRONG And Hope for better days to come".
In the meantime, a representative for the "Turn My Swag On" hip-hopper informed XXL Magazine that 14-year-old Deion's funeral proceedings will be held on Saturday, March 26. Access Atlanta reported that services are handled by the Clark-Williams Funeral Home in Grenada, and visitation is scheduled for Friday afternoon, March 25.