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*The family of Kanye West suffered a tragic blow on Monday with the sudden death of his cousin’s 1-year-old son, reports TMZ.

The cousin, Ricky Anderson, works at Kanye’s label, GOOD Music, in Los Angeles. His son, Avery, reportedly died in his sleep. According to TMZ, there was no previous sign of illness or distress.

Avery just celebrated his first birthday, the website reported.

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Avery

 

Ricky wrote, “Today was the worst day of my life! I lost my lil man and gained an angel! Rest in Paradise!!! I love you man.”