SoundCloud is a sound distribution platform and a renowned one in its category. Now, if we talk about people who come across with successful career via this platform, then XXXTentacion top the list. He was a fast-rising rapper who has been brushing his shoulders with the law for a while. He is always in the news for the suspected crime, and at the same, he is crawling up in the misc charts.
In the year 2018, he died after being shot, and he was just 20 years old.
According to the TMZ, the musician and rapper XXXTentacion aka Jahseh Onfroy was in South Florida shopping for motorcycles, and as he was leaving out of the store, a gunman came to him and shot the singer. Police suspect that it is a case of a possible robbery.
Biography of XXXTentacion
In the year 1998 Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy was born of January 23rd who is famous for his rap music, and XXXTentacion was his stage name. He was born in Florida (Plantation), but he spent most of his childhood in Lauderhill, Florida and Pompano Beach, Florida.
XXXTentacion has a difficult childhood. His mother was overburden with her personal life that he neglected Onfroy since childhood. His dad was never around to take care of him and his mother. Because of the unavailability of his mother and absent father, he was raised by his grandmother.
At the age of six, he displayed the characteristics of violence and that traits followed him through his life. During that tender age, he attacked a man with a knife who was assaulting his mother. Like other kids of his generation, he was also enrolled in primary school, but during school years he was expelled twice for attacking a fellow student. Later, he moved to another school named Piper High School, where he exhibited a similar behavior of violence. He finally dropped out in ninth grade, and he often found in a brawl with fist cuffs.
XXXTentacion always have this opinion that never received the love and care of his parents. Due to inconsistent and irregular upbringing, his family drove him towards violence. He also revealed once that he suffered from loneliness and depression in high school. He also accepted that he usually gets into trouble with his school mates deliberately so he could see her mom, who then visits the principal’s office to get him after the complaint.
His rapport was terrible as he was involved in many crimes including, charges of grand theft, possession of firearms, armed robbery, armed burglary, and possession of oxycodone to name few.
Music Career of XXXTentacion
In the year 2014, XXXTentacion for the gun possession charges was sent to the juvenile detention center. While in the detention center he met with Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne whose stage name if Ski Mask The Slump God. As an escape from prison life, both young bloods embrace the music. During his prison time, he mentioned that he was at the verge of losing his mind, and sometimes he used to bank his head against the wall to feel something. XXXTentacion also caught one time one of his gay prison mate who was looking at him lustfully, and he beat him up so severely that he was rushed to the hospital immediately.
In the same year, he also uploaded his first song on SoundCloud named Vice City. He also makes efficient use of the platform to release full songs or teasers of soon to be released songs. In the year 2015, he took a step ahead and released two albums in collaboration with his friend and detention center buddy Ski Mask The Slump God. His two albums were Members Only Vol. 1 and Members Only Vol. 2. Later in the year 2016, he released another song named Willy Wonka was a child Murderer. Then in the same year, he was charged and arrested for assault and robbery with a lethal weapon. After he was granted bail, he started working on his debut independent album named Bad Vibes Forever which had October 31st of 2019 release date.
By the time his album got to release in October 2016, he had arrested again for aggravated battery on a pregnant victim, witness tampering, and false imprisonment. Due to this incident album missed its release date and further postponed.
In the year 2017, Look at me Peaked song of XXXTentacion hit the 34 positions on US Billboard Hot 100 and the top 40 of the Canadian Hot 100. His style of music deliberately involves distorted music notes, poor mixing, and it was entirely notorious for the disorder. His sound and music is a fusion of pop, hard metal rock, and rap. He has 1.68 million subscribers on Soundcloud and more than 5.5 million followers on Instagram.
Mom and Girlfriend of XXXTentacion
XXXTentacion was not much involved romantically with many ladies. However, he dated Geneva Ayala, but soon the couple parted ways amid controversies with accusations of assault against XXXTentacion. According to one of XXXTentacion’s statement, he considered Geneva as a significant influence in motivating him to focus on his music career instead of being involved in crime.
XXXTentacion came from an exciting ancestry including, Jamaican, German, Italian, Indian, and Egyptian. XXXTentacion never mentioned anything about his father, but he made few said of him. His mother’s name is Cleopatra, which indicates that she must have some Egyptian ties.
Height and Net Worth of XXXTentacion
His height was 5 feet and six inches.
According to some sources, it is reported that his net worth is about 2.5 million.
It was sad that XXXTentacion had to go through with such a difficult life. It could have been a better career and life for him if he had a caring and loving childhood like any other typical family. Despite his challenging upbringing, he found his solace in music and tried to make his career on the same. However, ghosts of his past never left him, which also took his life.