Miami, FL – Art by Bankrupt has teamed up with the mom of the rapper XXXTENTACION for a memorial artwork raffle, which launched earlier this week on Tuesday (September 25) to boost funds for the XXX Foundation, Inc.
X was fatally shot June 18 at simply 20 years previous whereas leaving RIVA Motorsports superstore in Deerfield Beach. A Broward County grand jury indicted 4 males within the taking pictures of X.
The younger Florida rapper’s mom, Cleo Bernard, established the XXX Foundation after his loss of life to offer reduction for impoverished and underprivileged households in her son’s honor. Funds raised are donated to charities and nonprofits X was captivated with, together with The SOS Children’s Villages Florida, a foster care neighborhood in Coconut Creek.
Bernard shared, “I’m very excited to have partnered up with Art by Bankrupt to assist increase cash in honor of my son. We found out a solution to increase funds for the XXX Foundation, a non-profit group by which 100% of all proceeds go on to underprivileged youngsters and their households.”
Art by Bankrupt, recognized for his large picket portraits of celebrities similar to Biggie Smalls, Muhammad Ali, and Post Malone, created a customized memorial artwork piece for X, which he debuted on Instagram June 30th, lower than two weeks after the rapper was gunned down. In Art by Bankrupt’s true style, the piece contains a blended media portrayal of the rapper with a mosaic design on a 5-foot-tall wooden base. The piece caught Bernard’s eye, and it was gifted to her by the artist in reminiscence of her son.
Upon studying concerning the basis’s charitable work, Art by Bankrupt determined to accomplice with them and created a brand new piece in X’s honor to be raffled. The artist shared, “I’m all the time on the lookout for methods to make use of my artwork for a optimistic impression or to present again in a roundabout way. When Cleo and I met for the primary time whereas delivering her sons memorial artwork piece, we each agreed on how vital it was to present again and assist individuals in want. Together we got here up with a plan to boost cash for X’s nonprofit to present to numerous charities and households in want. Needless to say, we’re each wanting ahead to serving to our neighborhood and people in want.”
The winner will obtain the priceless piece, in addition to an all-expenses-paid journey to South Florida to go to the XXXTENTACION mausoleum with Bernard.
Raffle tickets can be found now at $5 a chunk and may be bought Art by Bankrupt’s web site. There is not any restrict on what number of tickets a person can buy. A portion of the proceeds will probably be donated to the XXXTentacion Foundation.