SZA is mourning the loss of her grandmother.
The “Just Us” singer revealed that her grandma passed away at the age of 90. Taking to Instagram, SZA paid tribute to her with a slideshow of photos, including one of her with her mother and grandmother at the Grammys. She also revealed a new neck tattoo featuring her grandmother’s name Norma.
“Dec 25 1928- June 19 2019,” SZA captioned the images.
The loss hasn’t been easy for SZA. Last month, she told fans that her grandmother was not doing well. “Pls pray for her,” she wrote.
I YAM SAD AS FUCK WOW
— SZA (@sza) June 25, 2019
My granny’s really sick rn . The one on my album? Fuck anything that isn’t that . Pls pray for her . Love u all . ❤️ https://t.co/3OyIqcion1
— SZA (@sza) May 9, 2019
SZA had a close relationship with her grandmother. Fans will recall that her granny is featured on “Garden (Say It Like Dat)” off her album Ctrl. “You stand your ground,” Norma says on the outro. “If you don’t like me, you don’t have to fool with me. But you don’t have to talk about me or treat me mean.”
She received condolences from fans and friends including Megan Thee Stallion, Ty Dolla $ign, and Daniel Caesar. “Thank you so much everyone . Granny loves you more,” said SZA.