USA rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

The rapper was rushed to a hospital, according to TMZ.

Rapper XXXTentacion has died after being shot on Monday.

The star was transported to Broward Health North, where he was pronounced dead.

According to TMZ, the musician, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was "shopping for motorcyles in South Florida" and as he was leaving the store, "a gunman ran up to his vehicle and shot him".

No arrests have been made in Monday's shooting at Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach.

Prominent figures from the music world and beyond are expressing shock and sadness at the shooting death of 20-year-old rap breakout XXXTentacion earlier today.

UPDATED 7:14 p.m. ET:The Broward County Sheriff's Department released a statement that XXX was approached by two armed men, and one of them opened fire on the rapper.

"The adult male victim has been confirmed as 20 year old Jahseh Onfroy aka rapper #XXXTentacion".

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XXXTentacion's debut album, 2017's 17, ranked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200; talking about his follow-up in March, debuted at No. 1 in the list. In 2016, he was arrested on charges including home invasion for a 2015 incident, and less than a month later was jailed on charges that he attacked his girlfriend, who was pregnant at the time.

Rapper J Cole hailed the star's "enormous talent and limitless potential".

In December, Onfroy was put on house arrest after additional charges of witness tampering were brought against him over allegedly coercing his former girlfriend to decline testifying against him, but a judge granted Onfroy's release in March so that he could tour.

"This got me f--ed up". "God bless his family, friends and fans", he posted.

Last month, Onfroy was one of a handful of artists affected by a "hateful conduct" policy that Spotify announced, and which was meant to result in artists not receiving editorial promotion from the company.

XXXTentacion's most recent album, entitled?, was a No 1 hit in the United States this year and included the hits Sad! and Changes.

Eyewitnesses told the publication that they heard multiple shots fired, after which the rapper "appeared lifeless with no pulse".

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