blackbear just shared a touching new post with his fans. The 29-year old rapper announced that he is now a father. If that wasn't enough to get the emotions flowing, he named his child one of the coolest things.

blackbear and his girlfriend Michele Maturo first announced that they would be having a child back in September.

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Back in September, blackbear and Maturo both took to social media to announce that they would be having a baby boy.

excited 2 tell world were having a boy in january !!!!!! I LOVE U BOTH SM !!! MIDNIGHT MORRISSEY MUSTO is otw (on the way)

We’re soooo so happy to finally share with you guys how excited we’ve been to bring this little nugget into the world in January!! I already love these two sweet boys 4e ( forever ) HIS NAME WILL BE (but not limited to) SIR MIDNIGHT MAISON MORRISSEY MUSTO THE 7th PHD CEO OF CANDYLAND (Mat helped with this caption too) 


Then, in December, Maturo shared a picture saying she was ready for Midnight to finally get out of her so she could hold the little fella.


Well, aside from a slight middle name change from Morissey to Thomas, the pair brought a beautiful child into the world on Jan. 26. Named Midnight Thomas Musto, the child weighs 7lbs and 3oz. Again, blackbear and Maturo took to socials to share some touching comments and pictures of baby Midnight.

MIDNIGHT THOMAS MUSTO IS HERE im a papa im a daddy!!!!!!!! omg omg i havent stopp crying 

Midnight Thomas Musto is here + healthy & weighs 7lb 3oz & arrived January 26th.
No other way to describe how I feel besides perfect. everything makes sense ! We can’t wait to shower you with love and kisses he’s pooping as we speak g2g !! 

Congratulations to blackbear and Michele Maturo on the birth of baby Midnight. We're sure you're absolutely going to crush it as parents.

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blackbear recently showed off some of his new ink on social media. We knew the genre-blending rapper and musician grew up n the scene but he might be more of a heavy metal fan than he lets. His most recent tattoo is for Slipknot. Nestled on his arm that features an Alkaline Trio tattoo and the spider-webbed elbow is the simple word “Slipknot.”

It doesn’t get more direct of band shout-out than just getting their name in plain text on your body.

blackbear, or Mat Musto started as the frontman of Florida-based pop-punk act Polaroid before rising through the pop world by writing and producing tracks for everyone from Justin Bieber to G-Eazy to making a name for himself as blackbear.

His start in pop-punk is no surprise given Musto was rocking Rancid tees and plaid pants in fourth grade. A self-described fan of blink-182, the rapper’s babysitter expanded his horizons to bands such as New Found Glory and Alkaline Trio

Over the summer, blackbear released “hot girl bummer” (after defending it from Megan Thee Stallion fans who called it a parody). The following month he teamed up with nothing, nowhere. and blink-182 drummer Travis Barker for their collaborative BLOODLUST EP for one song, “BACK2YOU.”

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blackbear is set to work with Barker again as he produces Machine Gun Kelly’s upcoming pop-punk album Tickets To My Downfall. He first teased the collab in early December before confirming blackbear joins YUNGBLUDTrippie Redd and Young Thug on the LP.

YUNGBLUD and bear are no strangers to working together either as the teamed up with Marshmello on the former’s latest release, “Tounge Tied.”

So, blackbear is no stranger to good old-fashioned rock and roll. We’re sure he’s been a Slipknot fan for a while but given the recent success of their album We Are Not Your Kind we expect to see a lot more Slipknot tattoos to come. Check out the ink below.


blackbear is appearing in the second half of Halsey’s North American tour with PVRIS. Tickets are available here.

Halsey w/ blackbear and PVRIS Dates:

07/12 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
07/15 – Forest Hills, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium
07/18 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
07/19 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
07/22 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
07/24 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
07/25 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
07/27 – Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
07/30 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
08/01 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre

Tell blackbear and Michele Maturo congratulations in the comments below!

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