Rapper Ahmad Givens, better known as Real, died Friday after a lengthy battle with colon cancer.

Ahmad Givens Dies

Givens brother, Kamal “Chance” Givens, announced his passing Saturday, reported TMZ. Givens was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in January 2013. He underwent surgery and chemotherapy treatments to fight the cancer, but the rapper’s conditioned worsened this year after he took a fall in January.

Chance, who starred alongside Givens on VH1’s Real Chance of Love, posted a touching tribute to him on Instagram.

“Bye to my favorite guy in this whole world be in peace we love you forever bro,” Chance captioned the picture. “I’ll see you one day soon we shall dance again in God’s kingdom forever and ever bro words can’t describe my pain world pray for me!”

Givens is survived by two more brothers, his wife Racquel Givens, a son, his mother and grandmother.

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