Rapper XXXTentacion Shot Dead In Deerfield Beach, Says Broward County Sheriff's Office

Rapper XXXTentacion Shot Dead In Deerfield Beach, Says Broward County Sheriff's Office

TMZ reported that as the rising hip-hop star was leaving a motorcycle dealer, someone started firing shots at his vehicle. Witnesses say they heard multiple shots fired.

The Broward Sheriff's Office tweeted about the shooting, stating that "dispatchers received a call of a shooting at 3:57 p.m" and "an adult male victim was transported to an area hospital".

Videos of what appeared to be Onfroy unresponsive in the driver seat of a auto circulated on social media Monday. His death was confirmed by the Broward County Sheriff's Office earlier this afternoon.

XXXTentacion, the often controversial but hugely popular rapper behind hits like "SAD!".

Rapper XXXTentacion, center, attended the BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on October 6, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida. The suspects reportedly fled in a black Dodge Journey. Reports say his run-ins with law enforcement also included two robberies, assault with a deadly weapon and witness tampering. He was just 20 years old.

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Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, born January 23, 1998, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, who was born and raised in Plantation, Florida.

His breakout track, "Look at Me!", has over 115 million plays on Soundcloud, an online music streaming service, since it was released in December 2015.

Despite legal troubles Onfroy scored a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with the release of his second album, ?

The rapper has had a troubled past and was one of the artists - along with R.Kelly - to have his music taken off the streaming service Spotify before Kendrick Lamar intervened.

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