The mother of late singer Aaliyah released a statement following the unfortunate passing of DMX, offering her condolences.

On Friday, Diane Haughton wrote on Instagram that she had immense gratitude for her daughter’s former collaborator and good friend.

“Earl, you had and still have a heart of gold,” she said. “You and Baby Girl will meet again with all the beautiful people we have lost. Will never forget your kindness. NEVER! Blessings to your family! Eternally!”