Westside Gunn Covers Funeral Costs for Woman on Griselda Album Cover

Westside Gunn Covers Funeral Costs for Griselda Album Cover Woman

Westside Gunn, a member of the rap group Griselda, is stepping up to cover a significant portion of the funeral expenses for Clara "Claire" Gomez, the woman featured on the cover of Griselda's debut studio album, WWCD, released in 2019. Gomez recently passed away, and a GoFundMe page was created to raise funds for her burial costs. The page was started by Joe, Gomez's nephew, who expressed gratitude for the support their family has received over the years and the love shown for his aunt. Westside Gunn made a generous $10,000 donation to the fundraiser, sharing proof of his contribution on Twitter.

Sharing the screenshots of his donation, Westside Gunn captioned the post with heartfelt words, expressing his desire to give Gomez a stylish burial and honoring her memory with the hashtag #RIPCLAIRE. The rapper recognized Gomez as a legend, showcasing the impact she had on the album cover and beyond.

Tragically, Gomez lost her life in a devastating incident. According to the Buffalo News, she was a victim of a fatal accident on Tuesday night. While being pursued by another vehicle whose driver was firing shots, the driver of an SUV lost control and struck Gomez, causing her death. The alleged shooter has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment. Gomez was 58 years old.

Westside Gunn Covers Funeral Costs for Woman on Griselda Album Cover

WWCD, the album that featured Gomez on its cover, was a significant milestone for Griselda. Released on November 19, 2019, it served as the introduction to the rap outfit consisting of Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher, and Conway The Machine for many fans. The album, released through Shady Records under Eminem's label, included guest appearances from prominent artists such as Eminem, 50 Cent, and Raekwon. The album art prominently displayed a black and white headshot of Gomez wearing a skull cap, creating a lasting visual association with the Griselda brand.

Through his compassionate gesture, Westside Gunn is honoring the memory of Clara "Claire" Gomez and ensuring that she receives a dignified farewell. His contribution not only showcases his generosity but also highlights the profound impact individuals can have on the lives of others, even through unexpected connections made in the world of music.

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