Born x Raised founder Chris ‘Spanto’ Printup dies after car accident

Chris “Spanto” Brent’s father has passed away at the age of 42. (IG: Born X Raised)

Chris “Spanto” Printup, founder of the Los Angeles-based clothing line Born X was bornOn Wednesday, the company announced its death in a car accident.

in Share on social mediaBorn x Raised said Spanto, 42, sustained injuries in a crash on June 25. He died Wednesday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Chris “Spanto” Brent’s father has passed away at the age of 42. (IG: Born X Raised)

He leaves behind his wife Anna, his three children, Marilyn, Carter, and David, a sister, three brothers, his mother, stepfather, wife, beloved grandparents, his Born X Raised family, his extended family, the city of Los Angeles that he loved and defended, and his vast network of true friends. ” Share on Instagram is reading.

No further information about the accident was provided.

Spanto, a Venice Beach native of Apache and Seneca heritage, launched Born x Raised in 2013.

Stylish streetwear has gained immense popularity over the years with collaborations with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Rams, among others, The Los Angeles Times reported.

Many saw Spanto as having an enormous influence on Los Angeles culture and style, which is reflected in the social media acclaim that followed the announcement of his death.

“Spanto Forever,” the Rams, LA Sparks and LA Galaxy said in a separate Instagram tribute.

The Compton-based said: “The city hurts” Rapper YG.

“All of my heart and support goes out to the Spantos family. Our beloved city has been and will continue to be so fortunate to have him.” Jessica Stara social media influencer who has described herself as a “fat activist”.

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“The only brand that has always showcased the real LA and the continuous improvement issues in our neighborhoods,” another IG user wrote.

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