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XXXTentacion

Rapper XXXTentacion

Full Name: Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy
Profession: Rapper

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: During his short career, XXXTentacion was a magnet for controversy but also had an enormous impact on his youthful fanbase. He began writing music after his release from a juvenile detention center, and became a leading figure of the 'SoundCloud rap' genre, after uploading a number of songs to the music website.

He initially rose to fame with the single "Look at Me". His debut album 17 was released in 2017 to acclaim, and it debuted at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. His second album, ?, debuted at #1 on the charts and had several singles reach the Top 20.

On June 18, 2018, XXXTentacion was shot dead in his car outside a motorcycle dealership in Florida.

Born: January 23, 1998
Birthplace: Plantation, Florida, USA

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: June 18, 2018 (aged 20)
Cause of Death: Murdered by shooting


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