US rapper XXXTentacion, who shot to fame with consecutive hit albums, has been killed aged 20.
According to the dispatch call the suspects were described as 2 black males wearing hoodies, and the shooter was wearing a red mask.
XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Onfroy, became one of the faces of “Soundcloud rap” in 2016 with his rock-meets-rap style and the single “Look At Me!” The song peaked at number 34 on the Billboard Hot 100. However, Onfroy’s charges of domestic abuse became entwined with his rising fame, as he allegedly physically abused his then-pregnant ex-girlfriend. He had been awaiting trial to answer for the charges. His debut album, 2017’s 17, bolstered his success with cosigns from Kendrick Lamar. His most recent album ? featured the single “SAD!,” which charted in the Top 10.
Investigators said it appeared to be a “possible robbery”. Video posted to social media appeared to show Onfroy slumped in his car.
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