Empathizing with the heartbreaking situation for the slain rapper and his family, Lil Uzi Vert went on Twitter Tuesday afternoon and asked for help starting a foundation "to make sure his child and family are well taken care."
Asking for help from celebrities, he added, "I don’t care if you didn’t know him he is part of the hip hop / rock community." Uzi also said that the foundation would help "young entertainers" that die from gun violence.
Trust me this fund/foundation will be for all young entertainers and young men and women that die from gun violence etc.— Uzi London 🌎☄️💕® (@LILUZIVERT) June 26, 2018
Think about your families future I know I am... We can buy chains and watches and cars WE ALSO CAN DONATE AND GIVE AND SUPPORT.
Details coming soon.....
Soon after Uzi put out the call on social media, Nicki Minaj, Lil Yachty, Desiigner, and more responded.
I’d be honored to help babe. Hit me w|the info. 🙏🏾 https://t.co/62YDz5KLO8— Chun-Li (@NICKIMINAJ) June 27, 2018
Over the weekend, X's mother announced that his team had set up a foundation on the website xxxtentacion.com to fulfill the rapper's final wish. All donations for that foundation will go to various charities. Hours before his death, X had written a message on his Instagram story that he was planning an event for local charity.
In the week after his death, XXXTentacion's song "SAD!" reentered the charts, landing at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The occasion marks his first No. 1 song after the track had previously peaked at the No. 7 spot on the chart.
A public memorial service will take place on June 27 from 12 to 6 p.m. at the Florida Panther’s Stadium in Sunrise, Florida. X's attorney told People that the memorial service will include an open-casket viewing.