Here are 7 interesting facts about rapper XXXTentacion that you might not know about.
1. His inspiration
XXXtentacion was inspired by a lot of different artists. He didn’t want to limit his music to one genre and said he was ‘more inspired by artists who have nothing to do with rap, like Kurt Cobain, Papa Roach and Three Days Grace’.
2. His real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy
XXXTentacion’s real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy. He was born on januari the 23rd 1998 in Plantation, Florida. Because of the financial situation of his mom he was mostly raised by his grandmother.
3. His girlfriend was pregnant
A couple of month before his death. Onfroy got in a relationship with Jenesis Sanchez. Three days after Onfroy’s death, Cleopatra Bernard, Jahseh’s mother, announced that Jenesis Sanchez was pregnant. Onfroy’s girlfriend gave birth to a son on januari the 26th 2019.
4. He was in juvenile prison
In his young career Onfroy was often discredited. In 2014 he was arrested for illegal possession of weapons and he could get a prison sentence of 5 to 10 year. However, this punishment was not imposed by the judge because of his young age.
5. XXXTentacion was knocked out while performing on stage in San Diego in June 2017
During a show in San Diego, X was punched and subsequently knocked out by a stage invader, who was allegedly affiliated with rapper Rob Stone.
6. He is of 5 different descents
XXXTentacion Explained in a Tumblr post that he was of Indian, German, Italian, Egyptian and Jamaican descent.
7. XXXTentacion was fatally shot on 18th June 2018
20 year old Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy was shot during an apparent robbery in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He was rushed to the hospital, but was pronounced dead shortly after.