XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Fans expressed shock on social media and offered prayers for the rapper, flooding Twitter with tributes and condolences. Many users commented on how much XXX helped them with his music, especially concerning depression.

Video of the rapper unresponsive in his car was shared via Twitter. Graphic videos show the Florida native being checked for a pulse by onlookers.

Warning: Some viewers may find the video below graphic and disturbing.

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XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

XXX was facing legal trouble at the time of the shooting, awaiting trial for domestic violence against his pregnant girlfriend, according to TMZ. He was facing more than a dozen felony charges, and prosecutors accused him of witness tampering. XXX was on house arrest but the judge recently let him out so he could tour.

After his music was briefly removed from Spotify under its prior controversial “Hate Content and Hateful Content Policy,” the rapper spoke out on Twitter.

XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

“My songs have been removed from playlists because I’m being accused of something that I haven’t been convicted for,” he wrote earlier this month. “I don’t make hate music. I rap about what goes on in every hood in America.”

XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

that he was “best-known for a luridly distorted track called ‘Look at Me!’” The story graphically described the domestic violence accuser’s serious injuries, including eyes battered shut.

XXX was considered influential to many by helping people cope with depression. In the last live video that he streamed before his death, he talked about hoping that, if he were ever killed, he would have helped make five million kids happy through his message before his death.

“Worst thing comes to worst, I fu–ing die a tragic death or some sh–, and I’m not able to see out my dreams, I at least want to know that the kids perceived my message, and were able to make something of themselves, and able to take my message and use it, and turn it into something positive, and to at least have a good life,” he says in the video. “If I’m going to die or ever be a sacrifice, I want to make sure that my life made at least five million kids happy.”

XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

published a feature on the rapper on June 5, covering the hip-hop star’s rise to fame and delving deep into his unstable home life and trouble with the law. In the piece, XXX is quoted as saying, “Women may see or feel that they’re belittled, but you’re only belittled if you want to be belittled.”

XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

XXX released a song in February honoring the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, which took place earlier that same month leaving 17 dead and many more injured. The high school is just a few blocks away from the rapper’s home, according to the Miami News Times.

XXX had been planning a charity event at the time he was shot. Just hours before the shooting, he uploaded a post to his Instagram story, writing, “planning a charity event for this weekend Florida!”

In March, XXXTentacion’s album “?” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart, according to Variety. XXX rose to prominence with the song “Look at me!” on Soundcloud shortly after he was arrested on charges of domestic abuse against his pregnant girlfriend.

XXXTentacion Dead: 4 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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