RIP: Suspect in XXXTentacion Murder Arrested + Celebs Reaction, KEY Facts About Music Career and More (UPD)

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Rapper XXXTentacion was shot dead during the robbery in Broward County, Florida, CNN reports. Read the most interesting facts about his music career and life.  

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UPD June 21 (04:00 EST):

Police arrested Dedrick D. Williams in the murder of XXXTentacion. The local Sheriff’s Department confirmed the arrest of 22-year-old Williams on several charges, including first-degree murder, a probation violation for theft of a car and driving without a valid license.

In a nutshell 

Rapper XXXTentacion was shot in South Florida, according to CNN, he was found in critical condition and did not have a pulse. Broward County authorities officially confirmed the in Miami, as a result of which XXXTentacion was taken to the hospital.

Eyewitnesses told the police that after the attack, the robbers took Louis Vuitton bag from the car of the rapper and fled.

Reaction 

The news spread very fast, some of the celebrities have already expressed their condolence.

Kanye West said “Rest in peace I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing.”

Tyga said it’s “so sad to lose good artist” on Twitter.

Juicy J also shared his condolence, writing “Prayers up for @xxxtentacion”

Sean Don wrote that his heart dropped when he heard about the death of XXXTentacion.

Diplo shared the photo with the rapper and add a caption.

Lil Xan shared interactions with XXXTentacion.

His ethnicity

XXXTentacion was born on January 23, 1998 in Plantation, Florida. As he stated, he is of Egyptian, Indian, German, Jamaican and Italian descent.

The real name

His real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, but he’s known by his stage name XXXTentacion. He was also addressed as X, XXX, Triple X, Young Dagger Dick and Xiller.

Stage name meaning 

Onfroy told Miami’s 103.5 The Beat’s K. Foxx that his name means “unknown temptation.” Onfroy went on to refer to “X” as the “only unknown numeral to [him.] ”X” is a variable like the wildcards and unknown…”

Why “X”? Jahseh answered, “I don’t really know, it just came to me I guess… I used to jerk off a lot… I’m talking about I used to watch blue movie after blue movie.”

How to pronounce XXXTentacion?

XXXTentacion is pronounced “Triple-Ex-Ten-Tah-See-Yon”.

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Gaming videos and vlogs

Jahseh used his YouTube channel “xxxtentacion” with music to share gaming videos and vlogs.

Domestic violence trial

The video with the rapper violently striking a woman on the side of her head was used as an evidence in the domestic violence trial against X. He also was a part of charges related to violence towards the pregnant woman, strangulation, false imprisonment, witness tampering.

Album ‘?’ was on top on Billboard

Released March 16th, 2018, the album got on top on Billboard. Onfroy said about the album, “not about the words, it’s about the feeling”, and “very hard to understand, but very easy to listen to.”


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