Freeway shared some heartbreaking news on Thursday morning (October 29). According to an Instagram post from the Philadelphia-bred rapper, his eldest son Jihad has passed away.

The photo features the Roc Nation affiliate with Jihad on his high school graduation day and the caption, “God knows I try my best to be strong, but this right here is a pain like I never felt, Please cherish your time and your love ones because we’re not promise the next breath.

“I Pray Allah forgives my son for all Of his sins and I pray that Allah grants him the highest level of paradise. Ameen. Please make dua for him & my family.”

Erick Sermon, DJ Jazzy Jeff and DJ Premier are among his many famous friends sending their condolences in the comment section.

Although details surrounding Jihad’s death are scarce, the online chatter suggests he was shot.

(read more at hiphopdx.com)