Snoop Dogg mourns the loss of younger brother Bing Worthington at 44

The hip-hop world is mourning the loss of Bing Worthington, the younger brother of iconic rapper Snoop Dogg, who passed away at the age of 44, per Snoop Dogg, born Calvin Broadus Jr., took to Instagram on Friday to share the heartbreaking news through a series of tributes.

In one post, Snoop shared a touching image featuring himself, Bing, and their nephew Rollin Carter, with a caption expressing his grief with emojis. Another post included a video of the brothers spending time with family in a cemetery, reminiscing about moments shared with their late mother, Beverly Tate, who passed away in October 2021.

While the cause of Bing Worthington’s death remains unknown, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department in California has confirmed that a toxicology and autopsy report will be conducted.

Known for their close bond, Snoop Dogg and Bing worked together on various ventures, with Bing actively involved in Snoop’s business endeavours. Despite being Snoop’s brother, Bing emphasised his journey from the bottom, working his way up in Snoop’s enterprises, including a skateboard brand, documentary projects, and a record label merge.

Bing Worthington’s contributions extended beyond business, as he was also involved in Snoop’s musical endeavours. He collaborated with Snoop on projects like the skateboard brand launched in 2005 and served as an executive producer on the documentary “Bigg Snoop Dogg: Raw ‘N Uncut Vol. 1.”

Reflecting on his multifaceted role, Bing expressed his passion for the business side of the music industry, stating, “I love meeting people, talking business, that got me going. That made me feel like another person.”

As the hip-hop community mourns the loss of Bing Worthington, his impact on Snoop Dogg’s career and legacy will be remembered fondly by fans and collaborators alike.

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