Flavor Flav's mother passes away

By Jessica Starks,

Rapper Flavor Flav's mother, Anna Drayton, passed away on the morning of December 31, 2013.

The hype man went to Twitter to confirm the news.

According to BET, no information regarding a cause of death has been released.

Throughout the Flavor of Love star's career, he has credited his mother with his move into the music industry. In an interview with People, he discussed how she was always supportive of him and has been an inspiration to him throughout the years.

Floods of tweets and Facebook posts sending their condolences to Flav and his family came in from fans and friends alike. Friends like Full Force member Lou George posted on Facebook: “On behalf of Full Force, we would like to send prayers of condolences to our good friend William Drayton aka Flavor Flav & his family on the passing of his beloved mother Anna who passed on New Year’s Eve. She was a wonderful & sweet person who is now up in heaven wearing Gods wings. A few weeks ago we were in the studio working on something special with Flav. He is a great guy & great son.”

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