Cleopatra Bernard , the singer’s mother announced the birth of her grandson, Gekyume Onfroy via her Instagram account .
“We are happy to confirm that the mother and the baby are in good health,” said the singer’s family. They said they were “delighted” by the arrival of Gekyume Onfroy.
The pregnancy was revealed last June, shortly after XXXTentacion was shot in Florida at the age of 20. Before his death, the singer had already chosen the name of his child.
“Gekyume is a derivative of a word created by X before his disappearance and signifies a different state or another universe of thought,” explained the XXXTentacion family.
In December, a posthumous album of 10 titles of XXXTentacion, Skins, was released.
The singer’s personal life has been marked by allegations of domestic violence.
At the time of his death, he faced 15 criminal charges, including serious bodily harm to a pregnant woman in 2016.