Rihanna Cancels Her Rock In Rio Concert Amidst Grandmother Death

Rihanna is taking some much needed down time to mourn the death of her grandmother Clara “Dolly” Brathwaite.

The “Where Have You Been” singer has cancelled her Rock In Rio concert to be with her family in this time of bereavement

“Coming home to squeeze ya mama,” Rihanna tweeted yesterday.

PHOTOS: Rihanna And Her Late Gran Gran Dolly

The Rock In Rio concert was scheduled for this Thursday, July 5th. Some fans maybe disappointed about her pulling out, but undoubtedly most fans will understand her situation.

Sources close to the singer told Urban Islandz that she is currently on her way to Barbados to ahead of her grandmother’s funeral.

Rihanna’s grandmother lost her battle to cancer last weekend in a New York hospital. She and Rihanna were very close.

R.I.P Gran Gran Dolly