Multiple reports from Detroit state iconic singer Aretha Franklin is “gravely ill” The Queen of Soul is stated to be deep in a battle with cancer.

TMZ reports friends and family of the 76-year-old singer are gathering to say their final goodbye and a source stated, “Prepare yourself, she’s dying” and stated that she has dropped 86 pounds.

Detroit news anchor, Evrod Cassimy, has confirmed the news stating that the singer, who he refers to as his “good friend,” is ill and spoke to the singer stated that she is resting and will continue to provide details on her condition.

Extend your prayers to Aretha Franklin and her family.