Rihanna's cousin killed in Barbados night after she saw him

Singer Rihanna is mourning the loss of her young cousin just one day after spending Christmas together.

Brittany King

Rihanna is calling for an end to gun violence following the death of her 21-year-old cousin, Tavon Kaiseen AlleyneOn Tuesday, the singer captioned a series of Instagram photos through the years of her and her late cousin.

RIP cousin... can't believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man! #endgunviolence


The Royal Barbados Police Force told Nation News that an unidentified man shot Alleyne several times on Tuesday evening while the young man was walking near his home in Barbados. He later died from his injuries at a local hospital.


Police have launched an investigation and are urging anyone with information on the incident to contact them.