XXXTENTACION, born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was shot and killed in Florida on Monday, June 18. TMZ reports that the Florida rapper was shopping for motorcycles at Pompano Beach’s Riva Motorsports when two men ran up on his BMW i8 and opened fire. After the shooting, the alleged gunmen fled the area in a black Dodge Journey. Passers-bys came to XXX’s aid noting the rapper held no pulse. Admitted to a local hospital as a level 1 trauma patient, the “Look At Me!” rapper was pronounced dead shortly after. XXXTENTACION’s death was confirmed by the Broward County Sheriff.
Following his passing, fellow artists and celebrities including Kanye West, J. Cole, Big Sean, Pusha T, Lil Pump and more took to their social media platforms to mourn, sharing their memories and love for the artist. See them below.
We send condolences to XXXTentacion’s family, friends and loved ones. Rest in peace.
rest in peace ??? I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing pic.twitter.com/QU7DR3Ghbw
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) June 18, 2018
This got me fucked up. RIP X. Enormous talent and limitless potential and a strong desire to be a better person. God bless his family, friends and fans.
— J. Cole (@JColeNC) June 18, 2018
R.I.P. @xxxtentacion ??
— King Push (@PUSHA_T) June 18, 2018
My heart dropped when I heard about @xxxtentacion, I feel like we only got to see a glimpse of his artistry. I didn’t know him personally but I respect how passionate he was about his music and message. Nobody deserves this kind of ending. gone too soon, damn! RIP
— Sean Don (@BigSean) June 19, 2018
Send all your energy to @xxxtentacion
— ZXLTRXN (@denzelcurry) June 18, 2018
No This Can’t Be Real
— $ki Mask (@THESLUMPGOD) June 18, 2018
20 yrs… that’s not many years… never met u.. not gonna flex like I was the biggest fan. But you were a gift to the world… you’ll live forever through your music bro… rest in power @xxxtentacion ??????
— Q.M. (@Quentin__Miller) June 18, 2018
Praying for my brother X
— BADMON (@joeyBADASS) June 18, 2018
— Desiigner (@LifeOfDesiigner) June 18, 2018
Your Legacy Will Live Forever.
— TRUNKS (@yungboitrunks) June 19, 2018
We must support his legacy.
— king of the youth (@lilyachty) June 18, 2018
omg this shit cant be real
— MADE-IN-TOKYO ? (@madeintyo) June 18, 2018
Streets ain’t got no love for nobody… RIP XXX
— FUTURE/FREEBANDZ (@1future) June 19, 2018
I’m at a loss for words… speechless. Spoke to you weeks ago my brother. I loved collaborating with you and was honored to call you a friend. You were a true artist, one of the most fucking talented of our time. ?? Your music will live forever, blessing to his family & loved ones #RIPXXXTentacion ???
— ErykahBadoula (@fatbellybella) June 18, 2018
Damn bro, I still remember I found out about you. A few summers ago I seen a video of you fightin somebody. Early 2016 we was listening to “SippinTeaInYoHood” but we never even knew that was your song. When you DM’ed me that gave me the inspiration to keep doing this rappin shit. I remember the first time I met you bro. “Rubbin off the paint” had just blew up & I was in LA for my first tour wit SOBxRBE. Nigga you came up to the car & you treated me like I was yo brother ? I really don’t do this paragraph shit & I den lost a lot of people. But I just wanna say thank you for everything @xxxtentacion . Not just for me but for all the positive things you do for people. Had hella love 4 yo weird ass ? I hate this shit foo
Honestly heartbroken. You pushed me and so many other to limits we never thought we could even reach dude.
Honestly don’t even wanna believe this tbh. Everybody have a blessed day enjoy the people around you. Please do. This shit sucks.
— Ethernet Out Now (@wifisfuneral) June 18, 2018