Moving towards a sense of closure, X’s team looked to move past the shocking details of the rapper’s death, highlighting his artistry that touched many around the world. The statement goes on to ask for the privacy of his family, friends and loved ones to be upheld while the investigation surrounding the case continues. Additionally, X’s team ask for his fans to continue to celebrate his music and wait patiently for information regarding memorial services.
Born Jahseh Onfroy, the 20-year-old rapper, was shot by two men in a dark-colored SUV while leaving a motorsports store in Deerfield Beach, Florida. With the men fleeing, passers-by 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.
Catch the statement from XXXTentacion’s manager Solomon Sobande of EMPIRE, lawyer Bob Celestin and AKW PR below.
AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT REGARDING XXXTENTACION pic.twitter.com/bxMOPx2yTB
— A|K|W PR (@AKWPR) June 19, 2018