Obie Trice Loses Mum To Cancer

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July 16, 2011 | 9:40am EST

Eminem’s rapper pal Obie Trice is mourning the death of his mother following a battle with breast cancer.
Elanore Trice lost her fight against the disease on Tuesday.

In a statement issued to, the hip-hop star says, “My mum was always in my corner and her presence will be missed tremendously.

“I’m more determined than ever to ensure I not only impact the music industry but also my community, just as she expected.”

Trice referenced his beloved mum in a number of his tracks, including 2003’s Don’t Come Down, which featured on his debut album Cheers.