Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, known professionally as XXXTentacion, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Though a controversial figure due to his widely publicized legal troubles, XXXTentacion gained a cult following among his young fanbase during his short career with his depression and alienation-themed music. Critics and fans often credited him for his musical versatility, with his music exploring emo, trap, lo-fi, indie rock, nu metal, hip hop, R&B and punk rock. He was considered a significant figure in the emo-rap and soundcloud rap genres which garnered mainstream attention during the mid-late 2010s. Born in Plantation, Florida, XXXTentacion spent most of his childhood in Lauderhill.
|Born:||Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, January 23, 1998, Plantation, Florida, U.S.|
|Died:||June 18, 2018, Deerfield Beach, Florida, U.S.|
|Cause of death:||Murder (multiple gunshot wounds to the throat)|
|Resting place:||Gardens of Boca Raton Memorial Park, Boca Raton, Florida|
|Other names:||X, XXX, Triple X, Jah, Young Dagger Dick|
|Occupation:||Rapper, singer, songwriter|
|Partner(s):||Geneva Ayala (2014–2016), Jenesis Sanchez (2018)|
|Website:||XXXTentacion's Official site|
|Twitter:||XXXTentacion's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||XXXTentacion's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||XXXTentacion's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||XXXTentacion's Youtube channel|
Collaborator with the music collective Members Only who became known for songs such as "Look At Me," "SAD!" and "Jocelyn Flores." He released studio albums titled 17 and ? in 2017 and 2018.
Xxxtentacion Before Fame
He spent his childhood in youth programs. He posted a first track, called "Vice City," to his SoundCloud account in March of 2014.
Achievement of Xxxtentacion
His album 17 charted at number two on the US Billboard 200 as well as in numerous European countries. He created a gaming YouTube channel which reached 5.5 million subscribers.
Xxxtentacion Family Life
His name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy. His father was incarcerated for much of his upbringing, leaving him in the hands of his mother. He was a middle child between his older sister Arianna Drew and his younger brother Aiden. He was shot and killed in Southern Florida on June 18, 2018. His son Gekyume Onfroy was born seven months after his death.
Associations of Xxxtentacion
He was featured on the Robb Banks mixtape C2: Death of My Teenage.
Information related to XXXTentacion
- Caroline Records artists
- Rappers from Florida
- Hardcore hip hop artists
- People murdered in Florida
- American people convicted of robbery
- American people convicted of assault
- American hip hop musicians
- Murdered African-American people
- American lyricists
- Southern hip hop musicians
- Obscenity controversies in music