17-year-old fashionista Robbie Malinga Jr shows off his style

17-year-old fashionista Robbie Malinga Jr shows off his style

- Robbie Jr says he has been into fashion since he was young, and always makes public appearances in the latest designer duds, especially his favorite, Gucci

- He caused a stir after taking over his late father's Instagram account and posting photos and videos of himself in some of his father's cars, but says that he means no disrespect and wishes to keep his dad's legacy alive

- After completing school and a degree, he is planning on following in his father's musical footsteps and releasing a rap album which he hopes will earn him a Grammy award

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Robbie Jr, or Rob Mal as he likes to be known, made a grand entrance at the SA Music Awards. The grade 10 school pupil showed up to the ceremony on 2 June wearing designer clothes from Simioni, Christian Louboutin, Breitling, and Dolce & Gabbana.

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He told channel24 that his favorite designer label is Gucci. “Gucci, that’s my life. I’ve been that guy since I was young. My dad would even call me Gucci. It’s an authentic brand and it sets a lot of trends. Even right now, gang [many] people copy Gucci.”

Briefly.co.za gathers that he has been criticized by some for using his late father's Instagram account. However, as he told channel24, it was to keep his father's spirit alive. He also didn't see the need to build a following from scratch.

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He plans on studying IT after finishing school. Once he has his degree, he wants to release a rap album. Rumors of an up-and-coming reality show starring Rob Mal was denied. According to Rob Mal, the account from which it was posted was fake.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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