A day after XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida, his management team and representatives have shared a formal statement regarding his death.
Read the statement below:
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.
The Floridian Broward County Sheriff's Office announced they are offering $3,000 for information that could lead to the arrest of suspects. They believe the suspects are two African-American males in hoodies that drove off in a black Dodge Journey.
XXXTentacion's friend Ski Mask the Slump God announced that he plans to take over the charity event X was planning on the day that he passed away.
Artists such as Kanye West, J. Cole, Meek Mill, Gucci Mane, Pusha-T, Lil Yachty, Lil Pump, Diddy, Future and more have been remembering the rapper on social media. Fans have been heading to the death scene in South Florida, lining with balloons, flowers, candles and stuffed animals.
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