Singer, Rihanna, called for gun violence to end as she shared that her cousin, Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, was killed at the young age of 21. The Barbados native mourned his death, by sharing several photos of him on her Instagram page and it appears that the two were very close.
A Day after Christmas, Rihanna took to her Instagram page to share with her 59 million Instagram followers that Tavon Alleyne had been murdered. He was only 21 years old. Reminding us that life is short and unpredictable, the heartbroken singer shared that she had just hugged her cousin before his tragic demise. She had just spent Christmas with Alleyne and a number of Rihanna’s fans were quick to offer kind words amid this difficult time. As Rihanna called for an end to gun violence, she shared that she loved her cousin. The eight time Grammy winner shared multiple photos of her cousin, illustrating how close they were. In addition, Rhianna later added a memorial panel to her Instagram Stories, with a black background, adding his handle – @merka_95.