Kanye West, Jidenna, The Game, Tyga, J.Cole, Others Mourn XXXTentacion

Carla Harmon
June 22, 2018

Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, better known as XXXTentacion, was killed while shopping for motorcycles in Miami, according to police. "Witnesses allegedly told police a Louis Vuitton bag was taken from Onfroy's vehicle by the two black men wearing hoodies who shot at him." the local Broward Sheriff's Office confirmed to TMZ.

Rapper XXXTentacion has died after being shot in Florida, on Monday afternoon, authorities said.

The rapper who quickly rose to fame with two consecutive hit albums, was often described as one of rap's most controversial artists and was facing domestic violence charges. After being rushed to an area hospital, he was pronounced dead.

The 20-year-old rapper from Plantation, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was leaving the location off North Dixie Highway and NE 36th St. when he was ambushed.

Video posted to Twitter showed what appeared to be the lifeless body of the rapper in the driver's seat of a BMW i8. "So I just wanted to say I appreciate and love all of you, and I believe in you all". The Broward County Sheriff's Office said in dispatch audio obtained by TMZ that the shooting was a "possible drive-by".

XXXTentacion, released his debut album in August 2017.

"Onfroy's second studio album, "?", debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart in March.

In May, Spotify removed XXXTentacion's music from its official playlists and recommendation features, citing a new policy targeted at "hate content and hateful conduct".

Kanye West tweeted a tribute on Monday, saying he was grateful to the young rapper "for existing". His house arrest had been imposed as he awaited trial for a variety of charges stemming from his alleged violent abuse of an ex-girlfriend.

XXXTentacion has an extensive legal history, including allegations of domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend.

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