American Rapper XXXTENTACION Shot Dead At 20
Karen Jane Ng
20-year-old American rapper XXXTentacion, real name Jahseh Onfroy, has died from gunshot following an apparent robbery.
According to BBC News, the late young artist was leaving a motorcycle store in South Florida when two armed men approached and shot him in his vehicle. Police said he "was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead".
XXXTentacion rose to fame back in 2016 when his song "Look At Me" went viral. In March, he released his sophomore album ?.
Rappers Kanye West, Tyga and Big Sean shared their condolences to the lost talent.
rest in peace 🙏🙏🙏 I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing pic.twitter.com/QU7DR3Ghbw— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) June 18, 2018
Really sad Rip xxx.. so sad to lose good artist. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾— T-Raww (@Tyga) June 18, 2018
My heart dropped when I heard about @xxxtentacion, I feel like we only got to see a glimpse of his artistry. I didn’t know him personally but I respect how passionate he was about his music and message. Nobody deserves this kind of ending. gone too soon, damn! RIP— Sean Don (@BigSean) June 19, 2018
Rest in Peace.