Quincy Brown honors her mom, late model and hip-hop first lady Kim Porter in honor of Women's History Month.
Porter - Mum Brown, 29, Christian "King", 22, and twin daughters Jesse James and D'Lila Star Combs, 14) died of lobar pneumonia at her home in Lake Toluca, California, November 15, 2018 at the age of 47. Porter rose to fame as the first lady of hip-hop in the 90s when she “pretty much ran Uptown Records” in its early years, Brown says.
The proud son adds, “I decided to single out my mom for Women's History Month because she definitely was and remains the most important woman in my life. She had such a strong influence on me that I can talk about her every day for the rest of my life."
In fact, Brown remembers his mom every day, even regularly wearing a gold photo-engraved pendant with an adorable baby picture of him posing with his mom, his beloved grandmother Sarah Porter, who helped raise him in Columbus, Georgia. She died of cancer in 2014.
In her new Google video tribute, the Brotherly Love star shows off her mother's favorite purple in a trendy Martin Asbjorn shirt. “She thought purple was the color of life outside the royal family,” he explains.
Although mother and son have been virtually inseparable since his birth in 1991, the moment that sparked a new level of their relationship was in August 2014, when they attended a concert at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California (which Rihanna and Eminem performed at) and became addicted to cannabis. Quincy was 23 at the time, and the rest is history.
“It was a huge 'moment',” he recalls with a laugh. “I didn't think it would bring us closer because we were already close. As soon as we started doing this, we discovered another level of friendship. This opened up a whole new light. This is not to say that if we did not have him we would not have been so close, but we have become much closer. You never get too close, especially when it's your mom."
For Quincy, this moment was unforgettable. "I remember it like it was last night."
Hitmaker "Aye Yo" also remembers his years growing up as his mom's only child, until April 1, 1998, when his brother Christian was born. (Quincy is the biological son of 52-year-old LB Shore. Porter gave birth to three youngest children with Sean "Diddy" Combs, 51.)
Now an adult, Quincy recalls her mom's incredible ability to combine motherhood, her career, and her personal life with a newfound level of respect and admiration.