Kanye West featured on XXXTentacions posthumous album Skins, where he rapped on the tune One Shot.
And now he has gone and graced the pairs fans with his presence, as he made a surprise appearance at the albums release party last night.
While mid song, the 41-year-old took time out to invite the late rappers mum Cleopatra on to stage.
The pair embraced, as Kanye beamed while wrapping his arms around her, the two of them swaying as new track dropped in the background.
Following the special encounter, fans were quick to share the hug on Twitter, calling the moment wonderful.
One wrote: Oh how I love the energy of Kanye, no matter how people try to pull him down he continues to struggle. I love this Kanye keep it up.
While another added: Wow so awesome.
Earlier this week, it was revealed that Kanye featured on the new release, where he appeared to rap about XXXs domestic abuse accusations.
He spits: So much hate at the top, its a lonely place.
Now your name is tainted by the claims they paintin / The defendant is guilty, no one blames the plaintiff.
To honour his pal even more, Ye decided to launch his own three-piece merchandise collection in memory of the 20-year-old.
XXX was shot dead earlier this year while he was leaving a motorcycle dealership in South Florida.
Dispatchers initially described the rapper as comatose and with no pulse; with the Broward Sheriffs Department later confirming that he had been pronounced dead.
According to the dispatch call the suspects were described two black males wearing hoodies, and the shooter was wearing a red mask, alleged TMZ.
The car has been confirmed as a black Dodge Journey, with dark tint and black wheels.
Kanye was one of the first stars to pay his respects, as he took to Twitter completely heartbroken.
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He wrote: rest in peace I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing.
This was followed by Liverpool FC footballer Daniel Sturridge, who wrote: R.I.P @xxxtentacion sad day for music. He was a real talented musician, only 20yrs old.
While KSI took to social media to say: How are they gonna kill @xxxtentacion ah man, Im shook wtf. He was so young man.
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