In the midst of the tragedy, a man on scene checked for XXXTentacion's pulse.
Police in Broward County said XXXTentacion was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to emergency dispatch audio obtained by The Blast, officials believe the shooting was a possible drive-by after witnesses reported hearing several gunshots. Both of the suspects fled in a dark-color SUV.More news: Israel strikes launchers of burning kites from Gaza Strip › Medicine Hat News
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Broward Sheriff's Office is hoping to trace the two suspects. A video appeared to show him punching a pregnant woman - his lawyers said the video was "completely in jest" - and he was awaiting trial in the beating of his pregnant girlfriend.
"I've been seeing a lot of comments, I been seeing a lot of thangs going on in social media, saying I had something to do with XXXTentacion's passing, Kidd said".
Others acknowledged Onfroy's failings, but honoured the rapper's impact on the hip hop community and called for anyone praising his death to reconsider what they are doing. The rapper was now on house arrest at his $1.4 million Parkland home awaiting trial for multiple charges, including domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman.
He quickly became the most popular artist in the genre known as SoundCloud Rap, defined by its languid, hazy beats and wide-ranging influences.
His manager, Taylor Maglin, wrote on Facebook: "I lost my brother today and it's the worst feeling in the world".