Late rapper XXXTentacion, who’s nominated for a whopping 10 Billboard Music Awards on the upcoming 2019 ceremony, has by no means been extra fashionable.
The artist, born Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, was shot useless in south Florida final June. He was 20 years previous. 4 males have been indicted on first-degree homicide expenses in connection together with his killing.
Since his dying, greater than 22 million copies of his data have been offered. Previous to his dying, he had offered roughly 1 million copies of music; his first official solo single “Have a look at Me!,” launched in 2016, went platinum a 12 months later.
His 2017 mixtape Revenge was licensed gold simply this previous March. His fifth and newest posthumous single, “Unhealthy!,” went platinum in February.
His most profitable single, “Unhappy!,” launched in March 2018, was licensed double platinum 4 days earlier than the rapper died. Its gross sales have since doubled. The observe debuted at No. 17 on the Billboard Sizzling 100 Singles Chart. Per week after his dying, it rose to the No. 1 spot.
On January 23, on what would have been XXXTentacion’s 21st birthday, his hip hop group Members Solely launched a debut studio album, XXTENTACION Presents: Members Solely, Vol. 4, which featured posthumous vocals from the rapper.