XXXtentacion has been killed at the age of 20. The rapper, real name Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was at a motorcycle dealership in South Florida when a gunman ran up to his car and opened fire. The Broward County Sheriff's Department pronounced him dead at 5:40 p.m. Eastern time according to Pitchfork.
The rapper was highly controversial for having been accused of violently and graphically assaulting his pregnant girlfriend, which was going through the court system before his death. He was arrested on charges of aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, domestic battery by strangulation, and false imprisonment.
He started to put out music in 2014 and started to break through in 2016, eventually getting a number one album this past March.
Some in music have come out with tributes for the rapper.