Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who was best known for his single “Look at Me” from his debut album 17. He was a controversial figure in the music industry due to his many legal problems but was able to achieve success and a dedicated fan base during his short career.
XXXTentacion was born on January 23, 1998, in Plantation, Florida. He was raised by his grandmother in Lauderhill, Florida, and attended Margate Middle School. His mother was a drug addict and his father was in and out of prison, leaving him to be raised by his grandmother. He was known for being a troublemaker in school and was expelled from Margate Middle School for fighting. He then attended Piper High School, but was expelled for fighting again.
XXXTentacion began his career in 2013 when he released his first song, “News/Flock”, on SoundCloud. He quickly rose to fame after his song “Look at Me” went viral in 2016. His debut album 17 was released in August 2017 and peaked at number two on the Billboard 200. He released his second album ? in March 2018 and it debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
XXXTentacion was a controversial figure in the music industry due to his legal issues and history of violence, but he was able to achieve success and a dedicated fan base during his short career. His music was often seen as a reflection of his struggles with mental health and his tumultuous life. He was known for his unique sound and his ability to blend different genres such as rap, rock, and R&B. XXXTentacion was shot and killed in June 2018. He was only 20 years old.
XXXTentacion’s death was a tragic loss for the music industry and his fans. He was able to achieve tremendous success in a short period of time and his influence on music will be remembered for years to come. His legacy is one of a troubled figure who was able to find success despite his personal struggles and legal issues.