When did XXXTentacion die, who killed him and what happened in the Deerfield Beach shooting in Miami?

But what else do we know about how the controversial musician was killed? Here's the lowdown.

Where did XXXTentacion get shot?

XXXTentacion was shot as he drove away from a motorbike showroom in Deerfield Beach, Florida, on June 18, 2018.

The 20-year-old was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead.

Police confirmed the artist, real name Jahseh Onfroy, was approached by two armed suspects shortly after 4pm.

Broward County Sheriff's Department said: "Investigators say it appears to be a possible robbery.

"Onfroy was transported to Broward Health North where he was pronounced dead."

Who killed XXXTentacion?

Four men have been charged with the murder of the rapper.

The Broward County Sheriff named them as Dedrick Williams, Michael Boatwright and Robert Allen, all 22, and 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome.

Two of the men – Williams and Boatwright – have been arrested but Newsome and Allen were still at large when the charges were announced.

Allen was arrested on July 26 while Newsome surrendered to the police at his lawyers office on August 8.

All four men have been charged with first-degree murder with a firearm and armed robbery.

Detective John Cucio said the men were armed and had "demanded property" from the rapper.

Who was XXXTentacion?

The Florida rapper had more than 500,000 Twitter followers and 400 million plays on SoundCloud.

He had also been feuding with Drake, claiming the Grammy-award winning artist had been ripping off his music.

In July last year, he was arrested and charged with robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

He was awaiting trial for a string of domestic violence charges against his pregnant girlfriend Geneva Ayala.

In 2017 he sparked outrage after releasing a video showed him lynching a white child.

In shocking scenes the rapper could be seen leading a black child and white child up to a swinging noose in a blacked out room.

He then slips the noose over the white boy's head before pulling a rope as the boy is raised into the air.

In June 2017 the rapper was knocked out on stage – reportedly by a rival's thug pal – sparking a mass brawl.

Tributes poured in after his death from fellow musicians Kanye West, Blink 182's Travis Barker, hip-hop artist and record producer J. Cole and singer Diplo.

Documentary maker and hip hop fan Louis Theroux said: "Notwithstanding personal demons, he was a huge talent & bringing a beautiful new feel to hip hop. So sad."

A tape of him talking about his ex-girlfriend has now been revealed by the Pitchfork website, which says it was obtained by the police/

In the recording he discusses how counted on his girlfriend as his "source of happiness in another person".

But he claims things turned sour when he began "f**king her up because she made one mistake".

The rapper also says “I will kill that bitch if she play with me.”

"Now she's scared. That girl is scared for her life. Which I understand," he said.

His third LP, Skins, was released posthumously on December 6.

Its ten tracks including a single, One Minute, featuring Kanye West, but is only 19 minutes long.



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