R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan took to Instagram to announce the passing of her mother, Pam Joi Sullivan.
“I don’t have the words yet mommy.” Sullivan wrote in the caption of a photo of her mother. “So for now I’ll say thank you, thank you, thank you. Rest now butterfly.”
Sullivan’s mother was a former backup singer for Philadelphia International Records. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019 and passed away after a long battle with the disease.
Jazmine’s post was met with an outpouring of support from her fans and fellow musicians. Many people commented on the post to express their condolences and offer their support.
“I’m so sorry to hear this,” wrote singer Ro James. “Prayers up and love to you and the family.”
“Ms Pam always had your back,” wrote singer Missy Elliot. “even when you didn’t understand your vocal gift your mom did.”
Snoop Dogg also commented, “god bless her soul queen.”
Jazmine Sullivan’s Success as a Singer
Jazmine Sullivan is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who has been praised for her honest and soulful lyrics. She has released four studio albums, all of which have been critically acclaimed. Her debut album, Fearless, was released in 2008 and spawned the hit singles “Need U Bad” and “Bust Your Windows.” Her second album, Love Me Back, was released in 2011 and was a commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Her third album, Reality Show, was released in 2015 and was met with critical acclaim. Her fourth album, Heaux Tales, was released in 2021 and was a critical and commercial success, winning two Grammy Awards.
Jazmine Sullivan’s Public Battles
Sullivan has been open about her struggles with mental health and addiction. In 2011, she checked herself into rehab for depression and anxiety. She has also spoken out about her experiences with body image and weight loss. In 2015, she released a song called “Masterpiece” that was about her journey to self-acceptance.
Jazmine Sullivan is a talented singer-songwriter who has faced many challenges in her life. However, she has persevered and continues to make a positive impact on the world.
Her mother’s passing is a heartbreaking loss for the singer. However, it is clear that Sullivan is surrounded by love and support during this difficult time. We send our deepest condolences to Jazmine and her family.