XXXTentacion shot in Miami, has no pulse, TMZ reports


"Most recently, the rapper topped the Billboard 200 album chart in March with the release of "?".

Rapper XXXTentacion has died after being shot at the age 20.

Detectives believe rapper XXXTentacion was gunned down during a "random robbery" - which occurred not long after he went to a bank to withdraw money for a new motorcycle, his lawyer says.

At the time of his death, Onfroy faced criminal charges from a 2016 domestic violence case. The Broward County Sheriff's Department later told TMZ he had been pronounced dead.

XXXTentacion's career took off with a spot among XXL's 2017 Freshman Class followed by a $6 million record deal this year.

Rapper XXXTentacion appeared to predict his own death in an Instagram video that was reportedly shared a few months ago.

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The rapper is now awaiting trial on domestic violence charges and was recently freed by a judge after being incarcerated for witness tampering in the case.

Viewed as one of South Florida's most preeminent, emerging voices in hip-hop, the rapper collaborated with a variety of artists from Joey Bada$$ to Noah Cyrus.

XXXTentacion had a troubled upbringing and was expelled from middle school for fighting, but he channelled his energy and fury into music, according to a BBC report.

His legacy is a complicated one for some fans. He was a real talented musician, only 20yrs old, ' tweeted Liverpool FC footballer Daniel Sturridge while Like Mike took to social media to say: 'Please don't say this is real #xxxtentacion'. Kanye West said he was "inspired" by XXXTentacion and added "thank you for existing".

And J. Cole said, in part: "RIP X. Enormous talent and limitless potential and a strong desire to be a better person".

Documentary maker Louis Theroux said: "Notwithstanding personal demons, he was a huge talent & bringing a handsome new feel to hip hop".