Fans mark one-year anniversary of XXXTentacion’s death

June 20, 2019
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Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of US rapper XXXTentacion. The deceased, who is of Jamaican decent, was gunned down in Deerfield Beach, Florida, on June 18 last year. His death created waves in the entertainment sphere both locally and internationally. The rapper, who was born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was 20 years old at the time of his death.

On the anniversary of his death, his estate announced the release of a documentary via the deceased's official Instagram page. In the teaser for the documentary, there is footage of XXXTentacion while he was alive. In the videos he expressed a difference between Jaseh Onfroy and XXXTentacion after which he said: 'This is the story. "This is the full story, and this is the last time I will tell it."

There wasn't an exact release date accompanying the teaser, but the documentary is expected to drop soon, according to the post. In addition to the documentary, there are also whispers that an album might be released.

On Tuesday, the deceased's Instagram page was flooded with messages of condolence for the family of the rapper, as fans remembered someone they described as a promising talent. A photo posted on the page in May 2018 attracted hundreds of comments, with fans expressing disbelief that the rapper was gone.

Since his death, the deceased's Instagram following has grown by almost 8 million, doubling the number of followers he had at the time of his passing. At the time of his death, XXXTentacion's girlfriend was pregnant with the rapper's first child. The announcement was made a few months after he died. His son, Gekyume Onfroy, was born earlier this year.

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