RAPPER XXXTentacion was gunned down in a suspected theft as he left a bike dealership. However what else can we learn about how the controversial m
RAPPER XXXTentacion was gunned down in a suspected theft as he left a bike dealership.
However what else can we learn about how the controversial musician was killed? Right here’s the lowdown.
The place did XXXTentacion get shot?
XXXTentacion was shot as he drove away from a motorcycle showroom in Deerfield Seaside, Florida, on June 18, 2018.
The 20-year-old was rushed to hospital the place he was declared lifeless.
Police confirmed the artist, actual title Jahseh Onfroy, was approached by two armed suspects shortly after 4pm.
Broward County Sheriff’s Division mentioned: “Investigators say it seems to be a doable theft.
“Onfroy was transported to Broward Well being North the place he was pronounced lifeless.”
Who killed XXXTentacion?
4 males have been charged with the homicide of the rapper.
The Broward County Sheriff named them as Dedrick Williams, Michael Boatwright and Robert Allen, all 22, and 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome.
Two of the boys – Williams and Boatwright – have been arrested however Newsome and Allen had been nonetheless at massive when the fees had been introduced.
Allen was arrested on July 26 whereas Newsome surrendered to the police at his attorneys workplace on August 8.
All 4 males have been charged with first-degree homicide with a firearm and armed theft.
Detective John Cucio mentioned the boys had been armed and had “demanded property” from the rapper.
Who was XXXTentacion?
The Florida rapper had greater than 500,000 Twitter followers and 400 million performs on SoundCloud.
He had additionally been feuding with Drake, claiming the Grammy-award successful artist had been ripping off his music.
In July final 12 months, he was arrested and charged with theft and assault with a lethal weapon.
He was awaiting trial for a string of home violence costs in opposition to his pregnant girlfriend Geneva Ayala.
In 2017 he sparked outrage after releasing a video confirmed him lynching a white baby.
In stunning scenes the rapper may very well be seen main a black baby and white baby as much as a swinging noose in a blacked out room.
He then slips the noose over the white boy’s head earlier than pulling a rope because the boy is raised into the air.
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In June 2017 the rapper was knocked out on stage – reportedly by a rival’s thug pal – sparking a mass brawl.
Tributes poured in after his loss of life from fellow musicians Kanye West, Blink 182’s Travis Barker, hip-hop artist and document producer J. Cole and singer Diplo.
Documentary maker and hip hop fan Louis Theroux mentioned: “However private demons, he was an enormous expertise & bringing an exquisite new really feel to hip hop. So unhappy.”
A tape of him speaking about his ex-girlfriend has now been revealed by the Pitchfork web site, which says it was obtained by the police/
Within the recording he discusses how counted on his girlfriend as his “supply of happiness in one other particular person”.
However he claims issues turned bitter when he started “f**king her up as a result of she made one mistake”.
The rapper additionally says “I’ll kill that bitch if she play with me.”
“Now she’s scared. That lady is scared for her life. Which I perceive,” he mentioned.
His third LP, Skins, was launched posthumously on December 6.
Its ten tracks together with a single, One Minute, that includes Kanye West, however is just 19 minutes lengthy.