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Flavor Flav’s Mother Anna Drayton Dies

Flavor Flav didn’t engage in New Year festivities, instead he was grieving the loss of his mother, Anna Drayton. The Public Enemy rapper’s mom passed away on Dec. 31.

The sad news was confirmed by Flav on his Twitter account.

https://twitter.com/FlavorFlav/status/418110960096657409

https://twitter.com/FlavorFlav/status/418117519832924160

On Facebook, Full Force member Lou “Bowlegged Lou” George wrote an elegiac tribute to Ms. Drayton. In part, he typed: “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.”

In an interview with People.com, Flavor Flav credited his mother for getting him into the music business.

“One thing she always say was do your do’s,” he recalled. “When you go out, you know your do’s and you know your don’ts. So do your do’s and leave the don’ts alone and you will be alright.”

Upon hearing the news of his mother’s death, fans across the Twitter-verse sent their condolences to Flavor Flav. No details on her cause of death have been revealed yet.

Check out the Twitter sentiments below.

https://twitter.com/PublicEnemyFTP/status/418183190352625664

https://twitter.com/SaltNPepaSQUAD/status/418529532006526976

https://twitter.com/Bootsy_Collins/status/418487946711289856

https://twitter.com/beedubradio/status/418437527775629312

https://twitter.com/OlskoolMusic/status/418221625792667649

http://twitter.com/djkut/status/418466789925072896

Watch Flavor Flavor Talk About His Inspiration — His Mom!

http://youtu.be/vEKo7zXgRBg

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