Kanye West and a handful of other celebrities reacted Monday to the shocking news that rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed. He was just 20 years old.
“Rest in peace I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing,” West tweeted, along with a picture of the young rapper — who was born Jahseh Onfroyon.
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
“Thanks for inspiring me,” Diplo tweeted, along with a black-and-white shot of him with XXX.
Thanks for inspiring me. pic.twitter.com/BmX3ya6Hmx
— diblo (@diplo) June 18, 2018
I’m at a loss for words… speechless #RIPXXXTentacion Loved collaborating with you. You were a true artist, one of the most fucking talented of our time
— Travis Barker (@travisbarker) June 18, 2018
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
— Desiigner (@LifeOfDesiigner) June 18, 2018
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) June 18, 2018
NEVER MET YOU G’Z BUT THIS IS CRAZY , R.I.P XXX pic.twitter.com/RB6zv2XaDD
— Mike WiLL Made It (@MikeWiLLMadeIt) June 18, 2018
XXXTENTACION talking about his death a month before he died, and what he wants to be remembered for. He was organising charity concerts and donating to domestic violence and gun violence victims. https://t.co/noo6chIZGz
— World Publicist (@IsimaOdeh) June 18, 2018
wow .. RIP XXXTentacion ….hopefully he finds more peace in the universe than he found on Earth…
— RosenbergTelevision (@Rosenbergradio) June 18, 2018
20 yrs… that’s not many years… never met u.. not gonna flex like I was the biggest fan. But you were a gift to the world… you’ll live forever through your music bro… rest in power @xxxtentacion
— Q.M. (@Quentin__Miller) June 18, 2018
Praying for my brother X
— BADMON (@joeyBADASS) June 18, 2018
Life is hella fragile wow.
— haze (@AngelHaze) June 18, 2018
According to TMZ, XXX was shopping for a motorcycle in south Florida when two armed suspects approached him as he was leaving the dealership. One of them reportedly fired, hitting the rapper. At this time, police believe robbery might have been the motivation.
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