Chart topping sound cloud rapper Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy who goes by the pseudonym XXXtentacion has been shot dead in Florida.
Jahseh was an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He was shot near Deerfield Beach, Florida.
According to police reports this is a case of apparent robbery although it might also be a murder. He was shot while leaving a motorcycle dealership by men in an SUV. He was taken to Broward Health North where he succumbed to death.
XXXTentacion had been working in the industry since 2013 and was considered to be one of the most successful rappers at the moment. He led quite a short yet controversial life because of his actions.
His debut album was “17”. His second album “?” debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
Several artists including Diplo, Kanye West and Big Sean have offered their condolences on social media regarding XXXTentacion‘s death.
A harsh life
While he was 6 years old he was taken in the custody of a youth correction center because he tried to stab a man attempting to attack his mother. This experience influenced quite a lot of his tracks. The themes of his songs were quite dark which is why the youth acknowledged his music quite a lot. Furthermore, he was raised by his grandmother, because of her mother’s poor financial condition.
Ever since the start of his teenage he was known to get involved into physical fights with fellows. Because of his temper he was also excluded from the church choir. Moreover, ye was expelled from middle school for this too.
“He described himself as a “misfit”.”
The late rapper became the target of severe backlash after his ex-girlfriend blamed him for physical abuse. He allegedly punched, kidnapped, and beat her while she was pregnant. Pictures of her wounded girlfriend Geneva Ayala started rotating on social media last year due to which several people unstanned XXXTentacion.
Later on, Onfroy pleaded not guilty in this case and was taken into pretrial custody. He was later released on house arrest. Onfroy was released from house arrest on March 21, 2018.
“He was named as the rap’s ”most controversial man“ by Spin Mag.
Moreover, in 2016, he was arrested and charged with robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.
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