US rapper XXXTentacion has died following a shooting in South Florida, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed.
A source had told Variety that the rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, had been critically wounded.
TMZ is reporting that XXX had “no pulse” following the incident though Variety has yet to confirm those details.
A Broward County official only confirmed “a developing incident regarding a shooting” located in Deerfield Beach, about 70km north of Miami, in which an “adult male victim was transported to an area hospital.”
In 2017, the hip-hop newcomer appeared on the cover of XXL Magazine’s influential “Freshman” issue alongside Kamaiyah, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, PnB Rock, MadeinTYO, Playboi Carti, Amine, Kap G, KYLE and Ugly God. XXX won the fan vote to make the cover.