Late XXXTentacion's Girlfriend Gives Birth to a Baby Boy

Published January 29th, 2019 - 10:05 GMT
He left behind a growing family (Source: xxxtentacion / Instagram )
He left behind a growing family (Source: xxxtentacion / Instagram )

He left behind a growing family.

And XXXTentacion's girlfriend Jenesis Sanchez gave birth to a baby boy on Saturday, according to Entertainment Online.

The late rapper's mother Cleopatra Bernard confirmed that the 'baby and mother are healthy', adding that he was named Gekyume Onfroy.

Legacy: XXXTentacion's girlfriend Jenesis Sanchez gave birth to a baby boy on Saturday, according to Entertainment Online; seen in May 2017

'Gekyume's name is derived from a word X created prior to his passing, which means 'a different state' or 'next' universe of thought,' a statement from the family said. 'XXXTentacion specifically chose this name for his first born son; his family is honored to fulfill his wish and shower baby Gekyume with love.'

The rapper - who was shot dead at the age of 20 in Deerfield, Florida back on June 18 - died knowing that he was going to be a father according to reports at the time.

His mother took to her Instagram last year to post a snap of a baby bump which is assumed to be XXXTentacion's unknown girlfriend.

She captioned the snap: 'It's a boy. baby x'

Since the rapper's death four suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting.

The Instagram post came just weeks after it was reported that the rapper knew weeks before his death that his girlfriend was pregnant per a Friday report from TMZ

XXXTentacion - whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfory- had been dating Jenesis for months. 

According to the publication the Instagram of an ultrasound shared by the late rapper's mother Cleopatra is 'definitely' his girlfriend's.

On Thursday the mom took to Instagram to share the image as she hinted that the rapper 'left... a final gift' for the world.

The post came as Florida man Dedrick Devonshay William was arrested for the Changes artist's murder.

No other details were provided.

People are speculating about the identity of the mother with some claiming it's ex-girlfriend Geneva Ayala, who accused the rapper of brutally assaulting her while she was pregnant in a 2017 case.

Sources close to the rapper told TMZ, however, she is not the woman in question.

After the news of the rapper's death broke, the 20-year-old rapper's music rapidly climbed the charts. 

The recording artist's only two albums occupied the top two slots on Amazon's Movers And Shakers Digital Music list soon after his death.

The rapper's most recent album, ? - which dropped in March - saw a 41,306 percent spike as it charged to number one on the Seattle-based company's digital list.

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    Meanwhile, his debut studio LP, 17, which was unveiled in August of 2017, was up about 9,000 percent.

    His move up the chart isn't limited to digital, as he is also receiving plenty of attention in the hard copy sales section.

    He holds the number two and three spots on the CDs and Vinyl category, where the vinyl LP of ? jumped 542,566 percent and the CD spiked 54,057 percent.

     

     


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