Snoop Dogg's 10-day-old grandson has died: 'His energy will live on'

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 28: Recording artist Snoop Dogg attends the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards at Saban Theatre on August 28, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for BMI)

Snoop Dogg's newborn grandson has died at 10 days old.

The rapper's son, Corde Broadus, shared the tragic news on Instagram.

"Kai Love 9/15/19 - 9/25/19," he wrote. "My son Kai brought so much love and positivity into this world. His energy will live on and these 10 days of love will always be special to us. Let's all cherish life and those we love while we are here. Thank you."

According to E!, Broadus shared a video of Kai getting a kiss from his sibling in the hospital. He also shared a photo of a dry erase board outside of a hospital room that had his son's name and the words "love" and "light."

The outlet reported Broadus wrote in the comments that Kai sadly "died in my arms." He also wrote: "Life is beautiful when you view it for what it is."

Broadus previously welcomed a son, Zion, in 2015 and a daughter, Elleven, in 2018.

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