United States rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

United States rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

TMZ reported that witnesses said the rapper had "no pulse" following the incident. Police in Broward County said XXXTentacion aka Jahseh Onfroy, was rushed to the hospital but was later pronounced dead.

Shortly thereafter, authorities confirmed that the victim, Jahseh Onfroy, or XXXTentacion, had died.

Two up-and-coming USA rappers, XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo, were killed on Monday in separate shootings near Miami and in Pittsburgh, police and local media reported. An adult male was taken to an area hospital. Onfroy was transported to Broward Health North where he was pronounced dead.

Rewards of $3,000 (£2,270) are being offered for tips that lead to an arrest in the murder of rapper XXXTentacion.

On Monday, XXXTentacion was shot dead after shopping for motorcycles at a dealership in South Florida, TMZ reports.

Newsweek reached out to the Broward County Sheriff's Office for comment but had not yet heard back. He released his debut album, 17, the same year, and followed it up with?

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At the time of his death, the rapper was on house arrest and awaiting trial on a domestic violence charge involving his pregnant girlfriend Geneva Ayala.

Following news of his death on Monday, many fans shared a video Onfroy had posted to Snapchat in which he discussed the kind of legacy he wanted to leave. In March, a judge released him from house arrest so that he could tour.

Tributes to the controversial rapper have been pouring in from fellow musicians in the wake of his death.

Last month Spotify backpedaled on a planned anti-hate policy to remove XXXTentacion's music from its playlists, along with R. Kelly.

XXXTentacion had a history of run-ins with the law, first spending time in youth detention in 2014 for gun possession before being imprisoned in 2016 for robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

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