Rapper XXXTentacion Killed in Broward County, Florida

Rappers Kanye West, Big Sean, and J. Cole along with so many more are speaking out on the senseless killing of 20-year-old rapper, Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, known asXXXTentacion.

Yesterday at approximately 4 p.m. XXX was shot and killed in an alleged robbery in Broward  County, Florida. While leaving a motorsport store, where he was shopping for motorcycles, XXX was approached by two armed men wearing black hooded sweatshirts in an alleged attempt to rob XXX. As of now, Sheriffs believe only one of the men fired during the altercation, but witnesses agree to hearmultiple shots. 

After being rushed to the hospital, he was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m.. As the investigation continues, Broward County has offered a three thousand dollar reward for anyone able to give evidence that will lead to the capture of these two men.

While many come to terms with the shocking death of XXX, it continues to remain quite unbelievable considering his activity just before the altercation. Shockingly enough, XXX was speaking quite candidly on Instagram Live just minutes before, stating that he only hopes to leave this world with a positive influence on children worldwide. 

XXX has receiving lots of backlash for his videos and music while also being in and out of the court system for charges of battery to a pregnant woman. Despite him struggling immensely, their were hope of XXX being able to surpass his difficult times especially with the help and recent support of some big names in music. 

It is no doubt that XXX has made his impact in the industry within is short time whether or not his music is enjoyable or his antics are agreeable.

Anna Tsiaras

Anna is a graduate from Rutgers University where she received her B.A. in journalism. Follow her on Twitter @annatsiaras.Twitter

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