I love you Dad. “I am in tears and my heart is heavy. I'm just glad I made it here. “This morning, my father passed away,” he wrote on Instagram. Dad you are my hero. The doctor came in and said he's stable, but hasn't had anything to eat in 10 days. #familyfirst
A post shared by XZIBIT (@xzibit) on Mar 16, 2017 at 12:29pm PDT
He later hit social media to show appreciation for fans reaching out in support. Wrapped last night at 4am from @empirefox, hopped on the first thing smoking, to get to my father. HipHopDX expresses our condolences to Xzibit and his family. This is tough. #semperfi”
In March, X to the Z revealed through the social media site that his father was suffering from an unidentified illness and hadn’t eaten at that point in 10 days. Despite slowing down on the music front with his last release being The Murder Show alongside Demrick and B-Real as The Serial Killers, Xzibit has continued to rise as an actor. Earlier Tuesday morning (April 25), Xzibit made the announcement that his dad had passed. Hopefully I can get his spirits up and get him to eat something. Thank you for everything you taught me, how you raised me, how you challenged me, how you loved your family. I don’t have the words right now. This includes his ongoing role on Empire, which got renewed for a fourth season, and a starring role on the recently released film Grow House with Snoop Dogg and Lil Duval.