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19 Jun 2018 12:32 PM
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Tributes have poured in for 20-year-old rapper XXXTentacion following his untimely passing last night (June 18). 

He was leaving a motorcycle dealership in south Florida on Monday when an armed suspect shot him. Onfroy is said to have been approached by two armed suspects as he left the dealership, when at least one of the suspects fired their gun, and struck XXX before removing a Louis Vuitton bag from his vehicle.

Police in Broward County said XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The suspects have been described as two black males wearing hoodies, with the shooter was wearing a red mask. A reward of up to $3,000 has been offered for any information in finding those responsible.

XXXTentacion was often described as one of rap's most controversial artists and was facing domestic violence charges. While he faced legal troubles, he also experienced success in music with his latest album ‘?’ debuting at No.1. in the US and No.3 in the UK this year.

News of XXXTentacion's death sent shockwaves across the music community, with artists like Kanye West, J. Cole, Wiley, Diplo and more offering tributes. 

 

#RIP XXX /a>

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