Tragic news for Kanye West's extended family. Ricky Anderson, the superstar rapper's cousin, suffered the loss of his infant son Avery. The baby died suddenly this week.

According to TMZ, Anderson's son died in his sleep, despite there being no previous signs of illness. Anderson is an A&R for G.O.O.D. Music; he posted personal videos of his son on Instagram to celebrate the life of his little boy.

“Today was the worst day of my life!!" Anderson captioned one of the posts. "I lost my lil man and gained an angel! Rest in Paradise!!!! I love you man”

The child's mother Erica Paige also posted a tribute, with heartbreaking words for her baby.

"This life in so unfair," she wrote. "I love you with everything inside me and it is with incredible, unbearable pain that I will have to try to find the strength to do a single thing without you. I am so grateful for being able to spend almost 17 months with you. You brought me so much happiness and I'm so proud of how hard you fought. Thank you for all the laughs, cuddles, hugs and kisses, you took care of me in a way no one else could. My heart is forever broken. I love you so much, mommy is with you."

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