XXXTentacaion Dies Knowing He Has a Baby Boy on the Way

Published August 24th, 2018 - 10:24 GMT
The rapper was shot dead at the age of 20 (Source: cleo_ohsojazzy / Instagram )
The rapper was shot dead at the age of 20 (Source: cleo_ohsojazzy / Instagram )

XXXTentacion's mother has revealed that the rapper was expecting a baby boy.

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 Cleopatra Bernard took to her Instagram on Wednesday 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'

His mother Cleopatra Bernard took to her Instagram on Wednesday to post a snap of a baby bump which is assumed to be XXXTentacion's unknown girlfriend

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

The Instagram post comes just weeks after it was reported that the rapper knew weeks before his death that his girlfriend was pregnant per a Friday report fromTMZ.

XXXTentacion had been dating the unidentified woman for months.

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

One last thing: Back in June the rapper's mother Cleopatra shared a cryptic message that seemed to suggest the rapper had a baby on the way online Thursday, writing: 'left us a final gift'

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. 

Random crime: The rapper (above May 2017) was gunned down in Deerfield, Florida Monday afternoon, from what police believe was a 'possible robbery'

Guessing game: People are speculating about the identity of the potential baby's mother with some claiming it's ex-girlfriend Geneva Ayala, above

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

On Tuesday, the recording artist's only two albums occupied the top two slots on Amazon's Movers And Shakers Digital Music list.

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

RIP: XXXTentacion's mom shared several heart-wrenching post about her son after his death

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

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% and the CD spiked 54,057%.

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