In honor of late rapper XXXTentacion, the MC's mom Cleo Bernard has teamed up with visible artist Bankrupt for the XXXTentacion Memorial Art Raffle. The venture intends to boost funds for the XXX Foundation Inc, a non-profit group centered on offering reduction for impoverished and underprivileged households.
Bernard established the Foundation after her son's demise in June, focusing all raised funds in direction of the charities and nonprofits that XXX was obsessed with.
Art by Bankrupt -- who's infamous for his huge portraits of celebrities akin to Biggie Smalls and Muhammad Ali -- created a customized piece following XXX passing that finally caught Bernard’s eye. Upon studying concerning the XXX Foundation’s charitable work, the artist gifted Bernard the piece and determined to create a brand new one to be raffled, all in reminiscence of her son's life and music.
“I’m at all times searching for methods to make use of my artwork for a constructive affect or to offer again in a roundabout way," the artist shared in a press launch. "When Cleo and I met for the primary time whereas delivering her son's memorial artwork piece, we each agreed on how essential it was to offer again and assist folks in want."
Set to be launched on Monday (Oct. 1), the XXXTentacion Memorial Art Raffle winner will obtain the priceless piece, in addition to an all-expenses-paid journey to South Florida to go to the XXXTentacion mausoleum with the late rapper's mother. Raffle tickets will likely be accessible at $5 a chunk Art by Bankrupt’s web site, and all proceeds will likely be donated to the XXXTentacion Foundation.