Rapper XXXTentacion shot, killed in South Florida

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The 20-year-old Floridian, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was shopping for motorcycles when a gunman reportedly ran up to his vehicle and shot him, according to TMZ.

Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday afternoon in Florida's Broward County, the Broward Sheriff's Department confirmed.

Broward County deputies are actively looking for the two men and asking anyone who witnessed the shooting to come forward, Concepción said. Some of hip-hop's most legendary lyricists talked about their demise in songs and videos, with both Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. doing so in the 1990s.

His single "SAD!" had been listened to more than 173 million times on YouTube, and reached the top-10 of the Billboard Hot 100 list. At the time of his death, he was awaiting trial after being accused of domestic violence by his pregnant ex-girlfriend in 2016. He was under house arrest until March, but had his bail conditions relaxed so he could go on tour, according to Hiphopdx.com.

XXXtentacion also dealt with legal issues.

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Controversy's favourite child, XXXTentacion was also panned for the viral hit "Look at Me" for staging a scene depicting the rapper lynching a young white boy.

The 20-year-old originally gained popularity on music platform SoundCloud before releasing the studio albums 17 and ?.

"Are you willing to risk your child's future due to your own bigotry?"

He continued later: "I appreciate and love all of you and I believe in you all; do not let your depression make you, do not let your body define your soul, let your soul define your body".

Right now, Twitter is flooded with comments on the rapper's death. I don't give a f-, because I know my goal in the end and I know what I want for everyone and I know what my message is. Nobody deserves this kind of ending. gone too soon, damn!

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