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XXXTentacion was an American rapper and singer-songwriter with a career that lasted five years. 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 credit him for his musical versatility, with his music exploring emo, trap, trap metal, nu metal, indie rock, lo-fi, hip hop, R&B, and punk rock. During the mid-to-late 2010s, he is considered to be a leading figure in the establishment of the emo rap and SoundCloud rap genres, which garnered mainstream attention. Onfroy also gained popularity with his legal issues throughout his lifetime and was murdered at the age of 20.

Birth Name

Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy

Nickname

XXXTentacion, X, XXX, Young Dagger Dick, Xiller

Profession

Rapper, Singer, and Songwriter

Genre

Hip-hop, Rap-rock, Trap, Emo Hip-hop, Lo-fi

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Bad Vibes Forever, Empire Distribution

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

XXXTentacion was born on the 23rd of January 1999, in Plantation, Florida, United States.

Died

He was died on the 18th of June 2018 (aged 20), in Deerfield Beach, Florida,  United States. When he was leaving a motorcycle dealership, he was shot by a gun.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Multiracial

He had Jamaican, German, Egyptian, Italian, and Indian ancestry.

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Religion

Christianity

Education

XXXTentacion went to the Piper High School in Sunrise, Florida. However, he dropped out of high school in the tenth grade. He had also got enrolled in the Sheridan House Family Ministries for six months after getting tired of his behavioral problems.

Family Details

  • Father – Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy
  • Mother – Cleopatra Eretha Dreena Bernard Freeman
  • Siblings – Arianna Drew Onfroy (Sister), Aiden Onfroy (Younger Brother)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

XXXTentacion has dated –

  • Geneva Ayala (2016) – In 2016, XXXTentacion met a girl named Geneva Ayala online and shortly after they went on a movie date. But just two weeks later, he started physically abusing her. In her lawsuit, she alleged that he threatened to kill her almost every day while they were together. He reportedly punched her, stomped on her, and continued assaulting her after putting her in the bathtub. Her fault was that she was humming to one of the featured artists on his song. When he was arrested in August 2016, she moved in with some of his friends and ended up having s*x with another man. By the time he was released, she was pregnant with his child. But upon learning that she had cheated on him, XXXTentacion threatened to kill her and her unborn child.
  • Indya Marie (2017) – In 2017, XXXTentacion was allegedly going out with Instagram model Indya Marie. It was reported that they had met during a party at the nightclub.

  • Jenesis Sanchez (2017-2018) – He had a son Gekyume Onfroy, The mother of Gekyume is Jenesis Sanchez, former partner of XXXTentacion. Gekyume was born 7 months after XXXTentacion’s death.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 64 kg
  • In Pounds – 141 lbs

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

But he often tended to go for blonde highlights.

Shoe Size

He wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

XXXTentacion became known for his raw and daring style of music. He was musically inclined from childhood, but disliked following notes and patterns. As a child, he was influenced by the works of rappers such as Tupac Shakur and bands like Papa Roach. He gained popularity by releasing snippets and full versions of his songs on SoundCloud.

Singing Debut

In August 2017, XXXTentacion released his debut studio album, 17 which went on to sell 88,000 records within the first week.

Death

At 3:56 p.m EDT on June 18, 2018, Onfroy, upon leaving Riva Motorsports Motorcycle & Marine Superstore in Deerfield Beach, Florida, was blocked from exiting the parking lot by a black Dodge Journey SUV. Two armed men exited the SUV and approached the rapper while he was sitting in the driver’s seat. A brief struggle occurred and the armed men reached inside Onfroy’s vehicle, stole a small Louis Vuitton bag containing $50,000 and shot Onfroy multiple times. The shooters fled the scene in their SUV. Onfroy was later transported by paramedics to the nearby Broward Health North hospital in Deerfield Beach, where he was pronounced dead. Onfroy’s death was announced by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office at exactly 5:30 pm.

Dedrick Devonshay Williams of Pompano Beach was arrested two days after the shooting, shortly before 7 p.m. Held in the Broward County jail, he was charged with dangerous and depraved first-degree murder.  In the weeks following the event, triggerman Michael Boatwright and accomplice Robert Allen were arrested and charged with premeditated first-degree murder for their involvement. The third accomplice, Trayvon Newsome evaded capture the longest, being arrested and in August 2018, charged with premeditated first-degree murder. On August 12, 2022, Allen pleaded guilty to the lesser conviction of second-degree murder in exchange for testimony against the other three defendants.

XXXTentacion Net worth

XXXTentacion has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2023.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About XXXTentacion

  • Jahseh was born in Plantation, Florida. Onfroy was born with a ventricular septal defect, commonly known as a hole in the heart.
  • For much of his childhood, his father was behind bars. His mother raised him mostly as a single parent with assistance from her father.
  • At the age of 6, he stabbed a man with a glass shard, whom he believed was harassing and threatening his mother.
  • He started his musical journey after his aunt convinced him to get into the school and church choir. However, he was soon expelled from the school choir for having assaulted another student.
  • During his early teenage years, XXXTentacion had spent a year in jail due to certain activities that he got involved in. In jail, he got acquainted to rapper Ski Mask the Slump God.
  • When they were out, they formed a group called Members Only. In 2013, he started his music career with the release of his debut song News/Flock.
  • In 2014, he uploaded his first song in his SoundCloud account called Vice CityHe also used the platform to release teasers or full versions of songs that were soon to be released or never got published.
  • In 2015, he released two albums Members Only Vol. 1 and Members Only Vol. 2 in collaboration with rap artist Ski Mask the Slump God. In 2016, he released the song Willy Wonka Was a Child Murderer.
  • His song Look at Me (2016) was a hit. The song was re-released in 2017 and went on to feature in the US Billboard chart hit list.
  • During the 2018 American Music Awards (AMAs), he was given a posthumous award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album. It was acknowledged by his mother.
  • In May 2022, XXXTentacion and Kanye West released a new song titled, True Love.
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