XXXTENTACION Has Passed Away At 20 | Genius News

Published on Jun 19, 2018
Florida rapper XXXTENTACION (real name Jahseh Onfroy) has died, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. According to a report from TMZ, the 20-year-old rapper was shot while out shopping for motorcycles in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He was rushed to the hospital shortly afterwards, where he was pronounced dead.
The young MC rose to prominence in late 2016 with his breakout hit “Look At Me!.” He dropped his debut album 17 in August 2017, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. His 2018 follow-up ? (Question Mark) debuted at No. 1 and spawned the hit single “SAD!,” which reached No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 2017, he was the single most popular new artist on Genius, earning over 20 million pageviews across all his songs.
His popularity was met with significant controversy, as he was awaiting trial on multiple felony charges, including battery and aggravated assault of a pregnant victim, battery by strangulation, and false imprisonment. Spotify sparked industry-wide debate earlier this year after it announced that it was removing his music from editorially curated playlists due to the charges. The move was quietly reversed shortly afterwards.
Despite his disturbing personal conduct, XXX has been viewed as the most prominent voice in the emergent South Florida SoundCloud rap scene, which also includes rappers like Ski Mask The Slump God, Lil Pump, Smokepurpp, and ​​wifisfuneral. He’s collaborated with artists like Joey Bada$$, Kodak Black, Trippie Redd, Denzel Curry, and Noah Cyrus, and has been praised for his musical diversity and genre-bending work.
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  • How did TMZ find out before anyone else

  • Tupac, biggie, lil peep and now x..69 soon gone too :|

  • #late squad..... Where u at..😆👀👀

  • R.I.P X🕊💘😭 you will be missed I listened to your music in 2016 and it helped me a lot when I was going through shit😭❤️😫😭❤️😫 i can’t believe you gone but at least your resting in peace

  • Fuck wasn’t expecting that

  • Legends never die ❤

  • Shoulda been lil xan instead

  • 💔

  • I feel bad for his family, but he was a terrible person.

  • LONG LIVE XXX

  • Haaaaaahahahahahahahahaa yes finally now can we please do the same for Lil Xan

  • XXXtinction

  • About damn time

  • Him and tupac were both killed in a bmw

  • rip x

  • opportunity range

  • Sad cant believe he died

  • he will be very missed 😞

  • He was so young...

  • Nooo!

  • Don’t do drugs kids

  • Press F to pay respect

  • A rapper being shot dead in his 20’s and no one knows who did it?! I’m shocked

  • Why does the best rappers have to die RIP X

  • Number 1 on trending he's got a real family. Stronger than the cops

  • HE AINT DEAD

  • LOOOOOOOOOOL

  • Xxxtentacion was an inspiration to everyone, rip man we'll miss you

  • 💔💔💔

  • Fuck... R.I.P X❤️

  • HE IS NOT DEAD! IT WAS FOR A MUSIC VIDEO HE CONFIRMED IT ONE INSTAGRAM LIVE. JUST LOOK IT UP ON US-tv

  • He is not dead 😂 he is just doing this for a album

  • Wow he was shot in Florida... what a shock...

  • #RIPX

  • 😥😭😭😭😭😥😥😢😝😔

  • Bro X is alive, his new album coming out tmrw is called “ no pulse “ that’s why when you see this shit on the news or on twitter it says “ no pulse “ with quotations around it, maybe getting shot in Maimi was part of the album! If ya’ll were real fans he has a song “ I spoke to the devil in Maimi “ which means whatever videos ya’ll are seeing from maybe old music videos or some may have been from that old album.

  • This woman is fucking adorable

  • lol i guess karma

  • Rest in pepperoni

  • Where was he shot

  • I can’t believe X would fie at this age

  • R.I.P. X, whoever shot him should know that they gonna get some hits later.

  • and then they compare him to lil pump... wtf

  • Poor guy

  • I pray that Jesus has Mercy on his soul, I pray that he knew the Lord with in his heart before he died "_*it is a fearful thing to fall in the hands of the Living God."*_

  • I miss him so much😭😭💙

  • Rip X🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻😪

  • He deserved it because of who he was as a person. The more of these gangsta rap thug culture mongrels that get killed off, the better. The only downside is that it wasn't a police officer that shot him.

  • 😭😭😭

  • I knew this was gonna be #1 on trending the next day

  • Who cares.

  • Rip legenda

  • Rip X

  • HE ISNT DEAD HE IS STILL ALIVE

  • No he didn't

  • The good die young...r.i.p x

  • Why do you guys feel so bad? He cracked his girlfriend head on the concrete while she was pregnant.....

  • so messed up rip x

  • Why is this sad news? He was a homophobic, misogynistic, violent, felony charged, domestic abuser. And before y'all say "oh the lawsuit is ongoing. Innocent until proven guilty", his abused ex-girlfriend does have hospital bills for an orbital fracture and surgery to correct nerve damage in her eye. There are witnesses who came to the scene after hearing the abuse and have confirmed her injuries. He's also been accused of witness tampering. I hope he isn't resting peacefully

  • Rip X, I miss you. 😒

  • He's not dead it was for a music video don't waste your tears🤦🏼‍♀️💔

  • I can't believe this. I'm so fucking sad bro

  • Idk much about him as a artist but hes dead now so he should be mourned. true. idk about his artist life but as a person with those charges is he really a person to be missed? dun try to make him seem like a saint which he clearly isnt

  • Who?

  • yes he made so many mistakes, but can’t people see his trying to fix them? whoever made fun of his death yesterday, no one deserves to get shot or killed for no reason. whoever did this is disgusting. Time will tell on who did this, but right now, we need to stay positive for x. rip to him❤️

  • Damnn he got lucky...... He don’t gotta deal with child support....💰 😔😔

    • Clorox Bleach I never said it was......👀

    • Mohammad Asad that supposed to be funny or somethin? Nigga gtfo

    • Carson k 😂 I don’t wanna

    • Mohammad Asad go suck on a muffler

  • I live by there to 😥😥

  • Find the shooter and saw his ass

  • wondering if these are set ups I meannnn it wouldn't fucking surprise me this place is fucked up and our governments definitely doesn't give a shit.

  • He probably went to prison bc the police took his car

  • Rip

  • yall fools its for the new music video

  • X, I wish you could come back. We miss you. R.I.P X.😢😢❤❤❤

  • Sad!

  • he didnt pass away, he got shot

  • Way too young to die. Rip X. 😔

  • Niggers killing niggers

  • R.I.P.

  • F

  • Lol he didn't die the tattoo on his forehead was missing in the investigation like If u agree

  • Ban guns !!!!!!!!!

  • It was Soldier Kidd

  • Rest In Peace 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

  • rest in peace 🖤

  • We will remember you X 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

  • Rip X you will be missed by millions and millions of people you help get through depression and dark places 🙏

  • but who shot him WE NEED JUSTICE...#justicefor xxxtantation

  • Illuminati

  • Now the xxx finally stands for something

  • only punk ass m************ that don't have control of anything use guns to shoot people. Pussy ass m************ you'll get what's coming to you sooner or later

  • ffffffffffff, RIP XXXTENTACION

  • He is not Dead

  • he's not dead ;~; he made a live saying he was making a music video.

    • I Am Loading he’s most certainly dead

  • Why the violence between black people in the States man? I ain’t black or from the US but it’s just senseless violence between people who really need to stick together and it’s dumb af. Gotta stop this shit man RIP X

  • Your music will live on 😭🖤

  • R.I.P X 😔❤️

  • He just dropped his album :(

  • X to me was the voice that i hid in the back of my head that could never come out hearing his songs brought that out of me thank you X for everything I like to think you were ahead of our time which is why god took you away from us so young rest in peace jahseh see you later brother.

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  • See, I had no idea who this person was until this news broke out.