Sad news for Lil Kim who recently lost her cousin and the "Go Awff" rapper paid tribute to her deceased cousin in a touching post on Instagram.

"It breaks my heart to have to send out this special RIP to my little cousin Aggy who was shot and killed. At times you were so quiet but as soon as you started speaking everyone in the room knew that you were a real riot," she wrote in the emotional post.

"You were a halfway comedian but I used to tell you that you need go away to college and get a basketball scholarship. You had so much potential," she continued.

The rapper then concluded the post, " We your family will greatly miss you and we will always keep our lighters up for you. Love you Aggy 💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💔"

The  Hip-Hop legend announced on Twitter this week that she’ll release '9', her first new album since her 2005 project 'The Naked Truth', on May 17.