XXXTENTATION’s son Gekyume has modeled the late rapper’s new collection of merchandise.
Commemorating what would have been X’s 26th birthday, the clothing collection was unveiled on Tuesday (January 23) and finds the rapper’s five-year-old son wearing some of the new hoodies and t-shirts.
The collection comes courtesy of Revenge, a clothing company set up in 2016 by X’s close friend Garette who named the brand after the rapper’s song of the same name.
Alongside photos of Gekyume modeling the collection, the brand wrote on Instagram: “Happy Birthday Jah, Hope We Make You Proud Today, Lookbook Ft Gekyume and Aiden, @xxxtentacion + @revenge Online Now, Your Legacy Will Never Fade.”
Following its release, it was announced that the collection was sold out in just 20 minutes.
A video was also released of Gekyume saying, “Happy birthday, daddy” at what appeared to be a vigil to commemorate X’s birthday.
Gekyume was not born until seven months after his father was shot to death during an attempted robbery in Florida in 2018.
He was named after a word the rapper created which has been defined as “a different state” or “next universe of thought.”
On XXXTENTACION’s birthday in 2021, just as Gekyume was turning two, the mother of the child, Jenesis Sanchez, penned an open letter about her grief and relationship with her son.
She wrote: “I used to think where did I go wrong in a past life when I lost you. Now all I can think about is you and I must of done something right to create such a divine being.
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“Gekyume. He’s getting so big it’s crazy. To think he’s about to be two, how times passing. He’s so grown saying words “Mama,” “Papa” when he sees your photos.”
She added: “It’s a bittersweet moment for me every time. He’s so handsome and has so much personality. Super intelligent, bubbly and full of energy. I can’t with his little attitude, just like yours *eye roll*. But lowkey warms my heart.”
X recently made another posthumous appearance on Kid Cudi’s latest album INSANO, which came just months after he became the first rapper to have an album pass 10 billion streams on Spotify.