You may already know about Tom Hanks' son, Colin Hanks, 34, whose acting credits have included the films Orange County, King Kong (2005), and The House Bunny, as well as hit television shows Mad Men and Dexter, but odds are you haven't yet become familiar with the younger Chester Hanks, 22 — a.k.a. Chet Haze — an aspiring rapper.

The Northwestern University undergraduate and Pi Kappa Alpha frat brother posted two black-and-white pictures of himself on Twitter Sunday night with the caption, "Ladies … this is for you." The clincher: he was shirtless and gazing seductively into the camera. Behind him, a long-haired blonde lounged on an unmade bed, wearing black lingerie. She is reportedly Maxine Hupy, a former Northwestern student herself and the General Manager of Operations for Kinetik Entertainment, LLC, Haze's production company, according to The Huffington Post.

Hanks' — ahem, Haze's — attempt at self-promotion worked. On Monday he tweeted, "Since I woke up today I gained nearly 700 followers. That's dope, and I love ALL of them…." There was also some question about the Hollywood son's sexual orientation, due to a follow-up tweet by Haze that read, "Apologies to all boyfriends." Some followers took this to mean that Haze was gay.

The musician, who has been compared to Vanilla Ice, according to Celebrity Fix, later cleared up those rumors by posting a "shout out to ALL my fans — both straight and gay… #humbled but just so you know I'm straight lmao ok ThankYou."

Haze is the elder of two sons Hanks had with his current wife, actress Rita Wilson. Actor Colin, who is following in the more traditional footsteps of his dear ol' dad, is Hanks' son from a previous marriage to actress and producer Samantha Lewes, who died of bone cancer in 2002.

Watch Haze's performance here, via Showbiz411:

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  • Mijon Zulu
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    He is no Asher Roth. I suggest he follow in his half-brother's footsteps.

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