The daughter of Eric B. has died following a car crash in Connecticut on Sunday.
The hip-hop legend’s rep confirmed the tragic news to Sister 2 Sister 2.0. “It is with profound sadness and disbelief that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Erica Supreme Barrier,” said Alvina Alston, Eric B.’s publicist.
Erica, 28, died on Monday at 6:18 p.m. from her injuries sustained in the accident. Her father mourned the loss and thanked well wishers for their support and prayers, along with the medical staff at Hartford Hospital.
“She fought a valiant fight, however we trust God & His ultimate decision to bring her home,” said Eric B. “We want to sincerely thank everyone from around the world for the outpouring of support and love during this difficult time. Please continue to keep our family in prayer as we now prepare to lay Erica to rest.”
He added, “This was an unfortunate vehicular accident that claimed her life however, and it’s also crucial that we pray for the other driver involved. Our hearts also go out to him and his family as we hold no ill will in our hearts for those involved.”