That's when two armed suspects approached him and shot him, in a possible robbery, police say. "The adult male victim has been confirmed as 20 year old Jahseh Onfroy aka rapper XXXTentacion", said a tweet. About an hour later, the sheriff's department said on Twitter that the man had been pronounced dead, and confirmed Onfroy's identity shortly thereafter. "Our officers are on the scene and we're gathering information", Jonathan Fishman, a Broward County Sheriff's Office spokesman, told Miami New Times.
XXXTentacion, released his debut album in August 2017. They streaming company shorty reneged on the policy after industry backlash, including Kendrick Lamar, who threatened to remove his music from the streaming site.More news: South Korea seeks joint canoe team at Asiad
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XXXTentacion has faced several legal issues and was now awaiting trial on charges that he beat his pregnant girlfriend.
As tributes pour in about the rapper's tragic death, some fans are in denial.
However, the rapper gained notoriety for charges of domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment, and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman stemming from a 2016 domestic violence case.
The "Look at Me" rapper, who'd recently been freed from house arrest to tour in support of his Billboard-topping sophomore disc ?
Last month, Spotify removed XXXTentacion's music from its curated playlists, but that decision was reversed on June 1.