Rapper XXXTentacion‘s passing has surely sent stun waves through the music business. He was shot by anonymous shooters outside RIVA Motorsports store in Deerfield Beach, Florida around 4 pm on Monday. XXX, whose genuine name was Jahseh Onfroy, was taken to healing center yet articulated dead not long after.
The thought process of the shooting is as yet misty yet Broward Co. Sheriff’s office trusts it could be identified with theft. No less than one of the presumes discharged a weapon and struck the rapper before escaping in a dull shaded S.U.V. As the news of his deplorable going came through, numerous famous people, including kindred rappers, took to internet based life to respond.
REMEMBERING XXXTENTACION: Fans of@xxxtentacion gathered outside the area where he was killed in Deerfield Beach. Some fans brought candles, photos and flowers to create a memorial.
Kanye West paid homage to the ‘Look at Me!’ hitmaker, saying ” I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing.” J. Cole remembered the talented 20 year old: “This got me f*cked up. RIP X,” he tweeted. “Enormous talent and limitless potential and a strong desire to be a better person. God bless his family, friends and fans.”
Others who reacted to the death inckudedTyga, T-Pain, Big Sean, Future and more. See the tweets below.
rest in peace I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing
Really sad Rip xxx.. so sad to lose good artist.
Man, damn X. you JUST turned it around brother. Senseless bro. No reason. We gotta do better man.
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
This got me fucked up. RIP X. Enormous talent and limitless potential and a strong desire to be a better person. God bless his family, friends and fans.
Praying for my brother X
The rapper’s last album ? debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200. Kendrick Lamar was an artist who stood up for him after Spotify decided to stop including his music in playlists as part of their new hateful policy. It was later rolled back after Kendrick threatened to pull his music from the service over it.