Rapper XXXTentacion confirmed dead aged just 20 after being shot

  • Rapper XXXTentacion confirmed dead aged just 20 after being shot

Rapper XXXTentacion confirmed dead aged just 20 after being shot

The 20-year-old Florida rapper XXXTentacion has been shot in Miami, TMZ reports.

According to TMZ, the rapper had been leaving a motorcycle dealership in a auto when someone ran up and shot him.

The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Fire Dept. tells us XXX has been rushed to a hospital.

"Thanks for inspiring me", Diplo wrote along with a photo of himself and XXXTentacion on Twitter.

Sheriff's Department has pronounced XXXTentacion dead after he was shot earlier today in Florida.

"I am just a big fan", Rubin said.

XXXTentacion has had a controversial career, and was now awaiting trial for domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend.

XXXTentacion, whose most recent album debuted at #1 on numerous charts, was facing a slew of charges related to domestic violence and later, related charges of witness tampering.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar was one of many high-profile supporters, tweeting "listen to this album if you feel anything. raw thoughts" - and the record peaked at number two on the United States charts. His house arrest had been imposed as he awaited trial for a variety of charges stemming from his alleged violent abuse of an ex-girlfriend.

According to the Miami New Times, Onfroy's girlfriend accused him of smacking her in the face, holding her under water, and shoving a barbecue fork into her genitals.

Videos of what appeared to be Onfroy unresponsive in the driver's seat of a vehicle circulated on social media on Monday.

His breakout track, "Look at Me!", has over 115 million plays on Soundcloud, an online music streaming service, since it was released in December 2015.

Less than a month after introducing it, Spotify announced the end to the policy.