'The life, career, and occult symbolism of XXXTentacion and the bizarre circumstances around his death.
The first time I heard of XXXTentacion was after he had been punched in the face while performing a song onstage. After the massive blow, the rapper laid unconscious on the stage as people in the crowd filmed the grotesque scene. Shortly after, videos surfaced online and X was the subject of insults and ridicule. Little did we know, nearly exactly a year later, X would again be assaulted … this time with more permanent consequences.
On June 18, XXXTentaction was shot and killed in Florida in an apparent drive-by shooting and robbery. As his inert body slumped behind the wheel of his sports car, witnesses took out their phones and filmed the grotesque scene. When the videos leaked online, X was, once again, the subject of insults and ridicule. But this time, he was also dead.
A recurring comment about X’s death is that “he deserved it”. There is no doubt that in just a few years, X had managed to anger a whole lot of people. He had a bad habit of assaulting fans who got too close to him during shows, he got into multiple “beefs” with other artists, and he released content that was deemed offensive by many.'
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