The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Deputies say he was robbed.
Without any traditional sort of promotion, his second album, entitled?, debuted at the top of the Billboard album chart in March.
The shooting happened just before 4 p.m.at 3671 N. Dixie Highway in Deerfield Beach, the site of Riva Motorsports. Sources told the gossip rag that a Louis Vuitton bag was taken from XXXTentacion's vehicle during the shooting. The duo escpaed in a dark-color SUV. A subsequent report indicated the incident may have been a drive-by, with the alleged shooters leaving the scene in a black Dodge Journey, with witnesses claiming to have heard multiple shots fired. She also accused him of keeping her at a friend's house for two days.More news: Midges annoy players from England and Tunisia in Volgograd
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Videos taken at the scene and shared on social media showed the rapper's slumped body in the driver's seat of a black sports auto as a bystander attempted to take his pulse. Wyatt Rubin, 21, was one of them. "And I say that humbly", he said in a video interview with the outlet past year. "He was an inspiration to me". I didn't really fuck with all of his music but I really love that #f%cklove record that he did with trippie red. He was one of the few artists from the younger generation who was really able to connect with the older generation and the younger generation.
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