Xxxtentacion shot dead
By Oojal Kour Dhanjal - June 19, 2018
Motive may have been robbery, say the cops according to reports
Rapper XXXTentacion, who quickly rose to fame with the latest album “?” single “Sad!” and two consecutive hit albums, has been killed aged 20. He was shopping for motorcycles in South Florida and while leaving, a gunman ran up to his vehicle and shot him.
Witnesses heard multiple shots fired and XXX had been found laying lifeless in his car. Just minutes before he was killed, X wrote an Instagram Story: “Planning a charity event for this weekend Florida!”
Various stars reacted on social media. Kanye West posted on Twitter, “I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here.”
Diplo wrote, “The two leaders of this entire wave of hip-hop are dead now. If you really want to revel in their deaths I will block you. No time for negativity.”
Rapper Juicy J also shared his condolences tweeting, “R.I.P. XXXTentacion.”
J.Cole mentioned, “This got me f*** up. RIP X. Enormous talent and limitless potential and a strong desire to be a better person. God bless his family, friends and fans.”
XXX Tentacion wrote raw lyrics about suicidal thoughts and his battle with depression, which gained him a large following for his music. The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar are among artists to have praised his music. May he rest in peace.