XXXTentacion was shot to death yesterday afternoon in South Florida after leaving a motorcycle dealership in his BMW i8. Police believe the motive for the killing was robbery, and have offered $3,000 for anyone who might have a tip that leads to an arrest.
The 20-year old's death has sent shock waves through Hip Hop community, and his complicated legacy has been thoroughly debated over the last 24 hours.
His management team just issued a statement on his death.
Jahseh Onfroy—known worldwide as XXXTentacion—tragically passed away from a gunshot wound in Deerfield, Florida. It is with great sadness that the news is confirmed in this official statement by his team—manager Solomon Sobande, EMPIRE, Bob Celestin, Esq. and AKW PR.
In deference to his family, friends, and loved ones and in light of further investigation, we ask that their privacy be respected at this time.
XXXTentacion touched the lives of millions around the globe and will forever reside in the hearts of countless fans who listened to his music, attended his concerts, and felt the glow of his uncontainable, undeniable, and unique spirit.
News about memorial services to be issued forthcoming.
How will you remember X?
RT @NojusBaniota: RIP XXX @xxxtentacion Jahseh’s (xxxtentacion) Bmw i8 getting taken away. RIP, legend 🙏 pic.twitter.com/z68D8az5a6— BMLIFE@BMWパーツアクセサリー専門店 (@BMLIFESHOP) June 19, 2018