UPDATE: Much of Hip-Hop (and beyond) has taken to social media to respond to the news of XXXTentacion’s unfortunate passing. You can check out some of them below.
As of 5:40PM EST, Broward Co. Sheriff’s Dept. — as reported by TMZ — says XXXTentacion has been pronounced dead following being shot in South Florida. You can read the full story here. R.I.P.
Bro please tell me this isn’t true.
— LIGHT OF MINE (@SuperDuperKyle) June 18, 2018
Condolences to family, friends and fans of @xxxtentacion
— DJ Premier (@REALDJPREMIER) June 18, 2018
THE THINGS YOU SAY OUT LOUD AND BELIEVE ARE THE THINGS YOU ATTRACT, PLEASE THINK POSITIVE. ONLY EVER SEEN VIRAL VIDEOS BUT R.I.P @xxxtentacion #YoungAndTalended?
— Bugzy Malone (@TheBugzyMalone) June 18, 2018
Today hurts. Speechless. We miss you and we love you. RIP @xxxtentacion . ?
— DJ Akademiks (@IamAkademiks) June 18, 2018
This kid was a genius . true artist. He made his own rules. He has his faults and we was willing to pay for his sins.. but he was young and he worked so hard on his own self . He wanted to be better. he loves everyone so much . He lived for every kid out here. He had the biggest imagination. He texted me this weekend it was one of his goals to get me & Skrillex to finish his next album. I Invited him to La this week. I was wondering if he was gonna come ? . He used every second of his life to create . He reppped Florida to his core.. I love this kid . He was gonna do so much more he promised me ?
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 No one can be so self-righteous that they are happy when a youth dies. The young still have the capability to reform. God bless the kids. #xxxtentacion
— Jidenna (@Jidenna) June 18, 2018
So so sad. Heartbreaking. Too young & so much talent. Rest In Peace young king #xxxtentacion pic.twitter.com/UaLRlhpbjf
— Pretender Aoki (@steveaoki) June 19, 2018
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
rip xxxtentacion, we love you forever. pic.twitter.com/JleYXdH1Wf
— Lyrical Lemonade (@LyricaLemonade) June 18, 2018
Lil Xan reacts to news of Xxxtentacion ? pic.twitter.com/YnhsCsSEsY
— RapSpotlights ⚡️ (@RapSpotlightss) June 18, 2018
I Never Spoke Out About How Much @xxxtentacion Influenced Me, About How Much He Inspired Me. He Was One Of My Favorite Artists. R I P X
— Jaden Smith (@officialjaden) June 19, 2018
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