Published: Fri, June 22, 2018
Entertaiment | By Minnie Bishop

XXXTentacion Dead: Rapper Killed In Drive By Shooting in South Florida

XXXTentacion Dead: Rapper Killed In Drive By Shooting in South Florida

In Florida, the Broward County sheriff's office said that XXXTentacion, 20, was shot while leaving a motor sports dealership in Deerfield Beach, about 40 miles (64 km) north of Miami.

Police reportedly have two suspects, who are described as two black males who were wearing hoodies.

A subsequent tweet reported that the victim in that incident had been pronounced dead.

Local press shared a video of the lifeless rapper Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy aka XXXTentacion seated in his auto made the runs on the internet in a shocking turn of events, that took the life of the great talent.

United States rapper XXXTentacion has been shot dead in Florida, authorities say.

Detectives believe rapper XXXTentacion was gunned down during a "random robbery" - which occurred not long after he went to a bank to withdraw money for a new motorcycle, his lawyer says.

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Broward Sheriff's Office is hoping to trace the two suspects.

XXXTentacion recently earned his first No. 1 album on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart with ? One of them fired at him before they made off in an SUV. Kanye West said he was "inspired" by XXXTentacion and added "thank you for existing".

Despite - or perhaps because of - his grim and sometimes suicidal lyrics, XXXTentacion catapulted to the top of U.S. charts just months ago. He was still awaiting trial for charges of false imprisonment, witness tampering and battery of the woman.

Soon after release, he was again arrested on charges that he attacked his girlfriend, who was pregnant at the time.

In the hours before his death, Onfroy addressed his fans during an Instagram Live and spoke of how he wanted his legacy to live on after he passed.

Onfroy was briefly booted from the music platform Spotify's curated playlists over the allegations, though the company later reversed its policy, meant to apply to musicians accused of harassment and violence.

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