Two-time Grammy winner Jazmine Sullivan broke down on stage during her performance at the One Musicfest in Atlanta over the weekend, after announcing she’d be taking a break from music, following the news that her mother, Pam Sullivan, is once again battling breast cancer.
“This is one of my last few shows of the year, cause I got a lot of personal stuff going on,” Sullivan told the audience in a YouTube video posted by Broadcast Houston, before launching into “Girl Like Me,” the song she co-wrote with H.E.R.
“I don’t know if you guys know, but it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so a lot of us are affected by this horrible, horrible disease,” she continued, choking back tears as she updated them on her mother’s diagnosis.
“We’re doing everything we can for her…and I just want to take this time to give her flowers cause I love her so much, and I want you all to know that if there’s anything about me that you love or that you admire, If I have inspired you, it’s because of my mom,” added Jazmine.
She concluded by asking the crowd to send positive thoughts her mother’s way by shouting in unison, “We love you Miss Pam.”
Pam was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019.
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