Kanye West, J. Cole And More Crying XXXTENTACION Death
She was 20 years old.
Hip Hop is reeling from another tragic death.
XXXTENTACION was killed in a shootout on Monday afternoon (June 18) in the County of Broward, Florida. He was found in his vehicle without a pulse after the shooting and rushed to a hospital. Shortly after, the Broward Sheriff's Office announced his death.
The controversial figure was beloved by some and despised by others, the development of a dedicated group of fans, and score more commercial success despite its legal woes. It was one of the central figures in the emerging "SoundCloud Rap" scene and garnered praise from major figures, such as Kendrick Lamar.
But in the midst of their rise to fame, was heavily scrutinized because of an unresolved domestic abuse case in which he was accused of hitting his pregnant girlfriend.
The reactions to the X of death have been pouring in since it was announced.
HipHopDX has collected some of the main reactions of the Hip Hop community then.
rest in peace 🙏🙏🙏 I never told him how inspired I was when you were here, thank you for existing pic.twitter.com/QU7DR3Ghbw
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) June 18, 2018
This has me fucked up. RIP X. Enormous talent and unlimited potential and a strong desire to be a better person. God bless your family, friends and fans.
— J. Cole (@JColeNC) June 18, 2018
I Love you , I'm sorry for Everything , For Always Jahseh of Shit Forever
A post shared by Stokeley (@theslumpgod) on Jun 18, 2018 at 3:04pm PDT
Rip X man wtfff
— PURPP (@smokepurpp) June 18, 2018
No man, this can't be real 😓😓
— Lil pump (@lilpump) June 18, 2018
rest up X @xxxtentacion 💔💔💔💔💔
— OG MACO (@OGMaco) June 18, 2018
Damn.. joven'ns are kept low, and get your money. 😞
— The Crime Rhyme Houdini (@JustBlaze) June 18, 2018
Really saddened by the news of XXX death.
— Stalley (@Stalley) 18 June 2018
Damn x 😭💔