Kanye West shares North's tribute to his late mother

Kanye West has shared a touching tribute from his daughter North to his late mother Donda, who passed away in 2007 due to surgery complications.

The 'Famous' rapper tragically lost his mom Donda due to surgery complications in 2007 and took to Twitter on her birthday on Tuesday (12.07.16) to share an old photo of him with his beloved parent, along with three-year-old North's sweet message asking to meet her.

Alongside the throwback photo, Kanye wrote: "NORI ASKED IF THE AIRPLANE COULD TAKE HER TO HEAVEN TO SEE YOU FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY, I LOVE YOU (sic)"

Kanye's wife, 35-year-old Kim Kardashian West - with whom he also has seven-month-old son Saint - also paid her respects and shared a fan page's tribute on her Twitter.

The re-tweeted message read: "#HappyBirthdayDondaWest Thank you for the son you raised so beautifully. Rest Peacefully (sic)"

Earlier this year, the 39-year-old star unveiled his plans to release a video game called 'Only One: The Game', which immortalises Donda.

At the time, he revealed: "I worked on a video game and I wanted to show you all. The idea of the game is my mom travelling through the gates of heaven."

The trailer previewed at the event showed Donda travelling through the clouds on a horse before she grows wings and begins to fly.

Meanwhile, Kanye previously claimed his mother would still be alive if he never moved to Los Angeles.

When asked what he has had to sacrifice for his success, he shared: "My mom. If I had never moved to LA she'd be alive ... I don't want to go far into it because it will bring me to tears."


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