Fourth Suspect in XXXTentacion Murder Case Arrested in Florida

The fourth and last suspect in the XXXTentacion murder case, 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome, was arrested in Fort Lauderdale yesterday. Newsome turned himself into authorities at…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 8, 2018

Third Murder Suspect in XXXTentacion Shooting Arrested

The third of the four men indicted in the XXXTentacion shooting case was arrested by the Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force yesterday in Eastman, Georgia. Robert…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 26, 2018

Four Men Indicted in XXXTentacion Murder Case: Report

One month after the murder of controversial breakout rap artist XXXTentacion, a grand jury has indicted four men for alleged participation in the shooting and robbery…
Israel Daramola / July 19, 2018

Second Suspect Arrested in XXXTentacion Murder Case: Report

Sheriffs in Broward County, Florida have arrested a second man in connection with the June murder of rapper XXXTentacion, as the New York Times reports. Michael Boatwright, 22,…
Israel Daramola / July 11, 2018

XXXTentacion Signed $10 Million Album Deal Prior to His Death

XXXTentacion apparently had a $10 million album deal in the works at the time of his death last month. According to the New York Times, the…
Rob Arcand / July 8, 2018

“Person of Interest” Sought in XXXTentacion Shooting

Law enforcement authorities in South Florida want to talk to a 22-year-old man wanted as a "person of interest" in the shooting death of rising…
Associated Press / July 5, 2018

Jay-Z Asks Why XXXTentacion Died While George Zimmerman Lives on Drake’s “Talk Up”

Drake's new album Scorpion is a massive undertaking with 25 tracks of wide-ranging styles, moody underwater 808s, and plenty of passive-aggressiveness. One highlight from the 90-minute album is "Talk…
Israel Daramola / June 29, 2018

Lil Uzi Vert and Lil Yachty Join Thousands of Fans at Public Memorial for XXXtentacion

Yesterday afternoon, thousands of people gathered at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida to mourn the life of XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Onfroy. The New York Times…
Israel Daramola / June 28, 2018

XXXTentacion Becomes First Lead Artist to Earn Posthumous No. 1 Single Since Notorious B.I.G.

XXXTentacion posthumously tops the Billboard Hot 100, as his single "Sad!" jumps from No. 52 to No. 1 for its first week atop the chart.
Gary Trust, Billboard / June 25, 2018

XXXTentacion Open Casket Memorial Announced

On Tuesday, June 18, Jahseh Onfroy—known creatively as XXXTentacion—was shot and killed in South Florida in an apparent robbery and now a public memorial has…
Rob Arcand / June 24, 2018

Suspect Arrested in XXXTentacion Murder Case: TMZ [UPDATED]

A suspect has been arrested in the XXXTentacion murder case,  TMZ  and the New York Daily News report. Dedrick D. Williams, 22, was taken into custody under first-degree…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 21, 2018

LAPD Breaks Up XXXTentacion Memorial Gathering with Rubber Bullets, Pepper Spray

A spontaneous memorial for XXXTentacion in Los Angeles was broken up by police on Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Times reports. An estimated 1,000 people…
Maggie Serota / June 20, 2018

XXXTentacion’s Management Team Releases Official Statement on Rapper’s Death

Today, XXXTentacion's manager Soloman Sobande, along with the rapper's lawyer Bob Celestin and PR firm, AKW, released an official statement confirming his death. "On…
Israel Daramola / June 19, 2018

Spotify Has No Idea What It’s Doing With XXXTentacion

Just over one month ago, Spotify implicitly declared itself an arbiter of good and evil in the music industry. According to the terms of a short-lived…
Andy Cush / June 19, 2018

Kanye West, J. Cole, Miley Cyrus, Others React to XXXTentacion’s Death

It is not a secret that XXTentacion—the rapper accused of savage violence by his ex-girlfriend, and who was murdered Monday afternoon—had support within the music…
Jordan Sargent / June 18, 2018
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