According to reports from Broadway County sheriff department, young rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Broadway County, Florida. Public information officer said that 20-year-old rapper Jahseh Onfroy, better known as XXXTentacion was shot from an SUV and that this looked like a robbery.
XXXTentacion was in a motorsports store at around 4 p.m. when two men waited for him after he left the store and gunned him down. Keyla Concepcion, a police representative, said that the Boward County deputies are looking for suspects and are calling anyone who has additional info to help them in capturing two men.
At the moment there are no further details about the possible motives.
His career breakthrough came with a song “Look At Me” that went viral on both SoundCloud and social media in 2016. This helped him to appear in XXL magazine’s 2017 Freshman Class that featured some of the best new talents.
In March he launched his album “?” that was on many top lists and charts for many weeks. Also, a single “Sad!” managed to get to No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and it was on the list for a total of 15 weeks.
XXXTentacion wasn’t trouble-free. He was reported for domestic violence by his pregnant girlfriend and was scheduled to appear in court. He has been under house arrest, but according to Miami-Dade court files, it was lifted in March.
XXXTentacion Death Celebrity Reaction
Soon after the news of XXXTentacion death was delivered, many of his colleagues used social media to say goodbye to the young rapper.
Juicy J published two short tweets “Prayers up for @xxxtentacion” and “R.I.P. Xxxtentacion.”
Prayers up for ?? @xxxtentacion
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) June 18, 2018
Kanye West tweeted: “Rest in peace I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing.”
rest in peace ??? I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing pic.twitter.com/QU7DR3Ghbw
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) June 18, 2018
Big Sean published a tweet saying: “My heart dropped when I heard about @xxxtentacion, I feel like we only got to see a glimpse of his artistry. I didn’t know him personally but I respect how passionate he was about his music and message. Nobody deserves this kind of ending. gone too soon, damn! RIP”
My heart dropped when I heard about @xxxtentacion, I feel like we only got to see a glimpse of his artistry. I didn’t know him personally but I respect how passionate he was about his music and message. Nobody deserves this kind of ending. gone too soon, damn! RIP
— Sean Don (@BigSean) June 19, 2018
Tyga, a rapper from California posted: “Really sad Rip xxx.. so sad to lose good artist”
Really sad Rip xxx.. so sad to lose good artist. ????????
— T-Raww (@Tyga) June 18, 2018