Rest in peace, XXXTentacion.
Rapper XXXTentacion has been shot and killed in South Florida, according to breaking news reports.
The 20-year-old hip hop star, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was reportedly rushed to hospital after being shot outside a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach north of Miami on Monday afternoon (local time).
Witnesses have posted graphic footage on social media of the rapper lying motionless in the driver’s seat of a BMW.
The Broward County Sheriff’s Department tweeted that it was responding to a shooting in the area, and that a man had been taken to hospital. It has since confirmed that the man has been pronounced dead.
XXXTentacion rose to fame on Soundcloud, and his sophomore album ? debuted at number one on the US Billboard charts. He has also been accused of domestic violence, allegedly kidnapping and assaulting his pregnant partner. He was awaiting trial on those charges at the time of the shooting.