At about four in the afternoon on Monday, June 18, Jacey Onfroy left the motor sport store in Deerfield Beach, a suburb of Miami, and got into his BMW i8. According to eyewitnesses, two black men on a black SUV drove up to him, and at least one of them opened fire. XXXTentacion in a coma was taken to the hospital, where he died from his wounds.
The other day the team XXXTentacion issued an official statement in connection with his death. In it, the artist’s manager, lawyer and PR specialist ask outsiders not to disturb the family and friends of the rapper, so as not to interfere with the investigation of his murder.
AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT REGARDING XXXTENTACION pic.twitter.com/bxMOPx2yTB
— A|K|W PR (@AKWPR) June 19, 2018
Official statement of the XXXTentacion team
Jacey Onfroy, known throughout the world as the XXXTentacion, was tragically killed as a result of an armed attack in Deerfield, Florida. Information about his death bitterly confirmed by his team: manager Solomon Sobande, label Empire Records, lawyer Bob Celestin and PR agency AKW PR.
To protect his family, friends and everyone he loved, we ask not to disturb them in the near future, given the ongoing investigation.
XXXTentacion has affected the lives of millions of people around the world. His songs will forever remain in the hearts of countless fans who listened to his music, went to his concerts and felt his unique, unique energy. The news of the memorials will appear soon.