The 20-year-old rap star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was pronounced dead in the evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital, the Broward Sheriff’s police announced.
He was shot outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership.
“Rip #xxxtentacion jah knw me no like hear them news yah jah Gide an protect all musicians 🙏🏼#jamaicanfamily,” Tommy Lee Sparta Sparta captioned a photo of the “SAD!” rapper.
Sizzla Kalonji who collaborated with XXXTentacion on a track titled ‘I’m Yours’, reposted a snippet of the single.
“Rest up in Zion 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾,” Sizzla captioned the post.
Shenseea shared a compilation video of XXXTentacion confessing his love to his fans.
“I am crying!! I am SADDENED!!! I feel this to my core! We ALL saw despite of reality or rumors…he was TRYING and fighting so hard to be a better person 🙏 how can people celebrate this? HOWWW??? #sick! 20 years old 😓😓 #RIP it is heartbreaking! Too sudden and shocking! Honestly 😩😫😩 thats y I even said in my posts earlier, that i cnt even explain how much I love my supporters! It is you guys that keep public figures strong!!! The HATE is REAL out there! I hope many other artistes take precautions when out in da streets! Trust nobody,” she captioned the clip.
Stefflon Don shared that she has been a supporters of XXXTentacion before adding “rest up.”
“Was always tooting for you❤️ Was listening to your music earlier today 💔 rest up,” Stefflon Don wrote.
Pop singer Sean Kingston and fellow Jamaican artist Gage also sent out their condolences.