Flavor Flav is mourning the loss of his mother. On Twitter, the Public Enemy hype man announced that his mother, Anna Drayton, passed away on New Year's Eve. 

While he didn't reveal how she died, Flav did write that she lived a "good life" and that he's "gonna miss her."  He also thanked fans for sending their blessings, adding that his family also appreciates the support.  

In a 2008 interview with People.com, Flavor Flav attributed his introduction to music to his mother's time singing in the church choir.  During the interview Flav also thanked Drayton for her dedication to him. 

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