Kanye West, Joey Bada$$, Lil Xan & More React to XXXTentacion's Death

XXXTentacion was fatally shot in Broward County, Florida, Monday afternoon (June 18). After initial reports said that the rapper, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was unconscious and lifeless, the county's sheriff's department confirmed that XXXTentacion was the "adult male" victim of the shooting at 6:30 p.m. ET.

As soon as video footage surfaced, artists in hip-hop and beyond took to Twitter to share prayers for the 20-year-old rapper, including Juicy J, Lil Xan and XXX album collaborators Joey Bada$$ and Travis Barker. And once his death was confirmed, even more distraught reactions flooded social media from Kanye West, Sylvan LaCue and many more.

XXXTentacion’s controversial past -- he was awaiting trial on more than a dozen felony charges and allegations of domestic violence against his then-pregnant girlfriend -- sparked mixed reactions among fans, with some coming to the rapper's defense pointing out that he was working on bettering himself. As several noted, XXX's most recent Instagram story post read that the rapper was planning a charity event for this weekend in Florida.

Take a look at some of the reactions to XXXTentacion's shooting below.


Rest In Peace @Xxxtentacion ..Sad

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i dont know what to say... im sorry. and we’ll miss you doesnt cut it. no one deserves to go this young. i found a friend in you, someone with no judgement. someone who understood what being judged felt like. you were someone who was trying to better themselves. your art made such an impact on peoples lives... including mine. i am so lucky to have called you a friend and to have a beautiful song with your voice, name and lyrics in it. at this point i feel as if im at a loss for words and nothing i say will do your justice. im so sorry this had to happen to you. im so sorry someone took you from your family at such a young age. im grateful to have known you the short amount of time i did. im grateful for every bit of advice you gave me. i will hold it with me forever. you are so wise. my love goes out to your mom and everyone who was close to you and got to know you more than any of us. i am envious they got to know your beautiful heart. rest peacefully. please respect him, his family and friends and stop supporting all of these nasty TMZ reports. give them privacy and respect. please.

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