Lyric Chanel Passes Away from Brain Cancer: Report

Lyric Chanel has reportedly passed away after a multi-year battle with brain cancer.

Friday on Instagram, Lyric’s Instagram account posted (and then deleted) a photo of the young girl, revealing that she had sadly died that morning.

“She is resting so peacefully and so beautiful. I can see your halo baby girl,” the caption read. “Heaven gained a beautiful Angel this morning.”

The tragic news was also reported by The Shade Room that day.

Earlier this week on her IG, it was announced that Lyric was “dying” and only had mere “days to live.”

“These are the hardest words to have to hear,” the caption added.

According to a GoFundMe, in 2018, Lyric was diagnosed with anaplastic ependymoma which the page describes as “a malignant/cancerous tumor that forms when cells in the central nervous system (including the brain and spinal cord) multiply rapidly.”

Though she underwent multiple operations and chemotherapy treatments, Lyric’s tumor reportedly grew back last year.

Per a separate GoFundMe, “On November 27, 2020, Lyric’s mother, Monica Valentine received devastating news during a follow up regarding Lyric’s September 10th brain surgery. Dr. David Sandberg, Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Houston, Texas, did an amazing job by removing more tumor than any other doctor has been able to do for Lyric. Sadly, the tumor grew back just over 2 months later commanding a greater capacity of her brain. It has spread across various parts of Lyric’s brain.”

Last September, Lyric made headlines when she received a bouquet of flowers and a note from Beyoncé after the girl’s performance of the singer’s 2011 song “Love on Top” went viral.

“Honey, Honey, I can see the stars all the way from here, I can feel the sun whenever you’re near,” Beyoncé wrote in the note, quoting the song’s lyrics. “I was so moved to see how these lyrics inspired you, not nearly as much as you inspired me. I can’t wait to meet you one day and I’m so happy you’re home safely. You are a survivor. God bless, B.”

Our condolences go out to Lyric’s family and loved ones for their tragic loss.


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