XXXTentacion Biography /Wiki
Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy better known by his stage name XXXTentacion is an American rapper from Lauderhill, Florida. He is best known for his breakthrough song “Look at Me“. Despite being a controversial figure due to his widely publicized legal issues, XXXTentacion gained popularizes during his short career.
Onfroy uploaded his first song as XXXTentacion to his SoundCloud account in 2014 called “Vice City.” Over time, he would continue to upload small snippets of songs that would either soon release or remain unreleased. Onfroy also released 2 collaboration albums with fellow American rapper Ski Mask the Slump God, called Members Only Vol. 1 and Members Only Vol. 2, in 2015 respectively. In 2016, he released the EP Willy Wonka Was a Child Murderer, with music heavily inspired by heavy metal and indie music.
Early Life / Care
Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy was born on January 23, 1998, in Plantation, Florida, to Jamaican parents, Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy and Cleopatra Eretha Dreena Bernard. Onfroy had two half siblings – an older sister named Ariana and a younger brother named Aiden. XXXTentacion was mainly raised by his grandmother Collette Jones, due to his mother’s personal problems. When Onfroy was six years old, he tried to stab a man attempting to attack his mother and was eventually put into a youth program before living with his grandmother.
XXXTentacion’s interest in music initially started after his aunt persuaded him to begin attending school choir and later church choir. He was expelled from many school due to his physical altercations. XXXTentacion began to listen to nu-metal, hard rock and rap during his time at Sheridan House Family Ministries, which led to him to learn the piano and guitar.
XXXTentacion’s career as a music artist began in June 2013 after the release of his song “News/Flock”. On June 22, 2015, Onfroy began to use his long-time YouTube channel “xxxtentacion”, previously used to upload music, to upload gaming videos and vlogs. The channel has 25.1M subscribers and 6,403,472,268 total views as of May 2020.
On June 18, 2018, XXXTentacion was fatally shot at the age of 20, in a robbery at a motorcycle dealership. In the months following his death, XXXTentacion posthumously won an American Music Award, a BET Hip Hop Award, and received 11 Billboard Music Award nominations. Two posthumous albums were released, Skins (2018) and Bad Vibes Forever (2019); the former reached number one on the Billboard 200.
Is XXXTentacion single or married? Who is XXXTentacion dating?
XXXTentacion was dating Geneva Ayala from 2014 and broke up in 2017 due to his torturous. Before his death, XXXTentacion entered a relationship with Jenesis Sanchez. Three days after his death, Onfroy’s mother announced on Instagram that Sanchez was pregnant with his child. Gekyume Onfroy was born on January 26, 2019, three days after what would have been his father’s 21st birthday.
XXXTentacion Cause of Death
On June 18, 2018, Onfroy was shot by two armed men multiple times at a motorcycle dealership. They stole a small Louis Vuitton bag containing $50,000 and the shooters fled the scene in their SUV. XXXTentacion was transported by paramedics to the nearby Broward Health North hospital in Deerfield Beach, where he was pronounced dead.
His private funeral took place on June 28 where rappers Lil Uzi Vert and Lil Yachty and singer Erykah Badu were among the attendees. He was entombed in a mausoleum at Gardens of Boca Raton Memorial Park, Boca Raton, Florida.
In his will, XXXTentacion named his mother Cleopatra and brother Aiden as the sole beneficiaries of his estate.
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- Full name : Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy
- Middle name : Dwayne
- Nickname : xxxtentacion
- Birthplace : Plantation, Florida, United States
- Date of birth : January 23, 1998
- Age in 2020 : 22
- Death : June 18, 2018
- Zodiac : Aquarius
- Ethnicity / ethnic background : English
- Nationality : American
- Religion : Christian
- Is Ian XXXTentacion gay? : No
- High school : Margate Middle School, Piper High School
- EducATION : dropped out in the tenth grade
- College : N/A
- Job : Rapper, Songwriter, YouTuber, Singer, Musician
- XXXTentacion net worth : $100 Thousand
- Spouse/wife : N/A
- Girlfriend/affairs/dating : Geneva Ayala (2014–2017), Jenesis Sanchez (2018)
- Children/kids : Gekyume Onfroy (daughter)
- Mother : Cleopatra Bernard
- Father : Dwayne Onfroy
- Brother : Aiden
- Sister : Ariana
- In July 2016, Onfroy was arrested and charged with robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.
- After posting bail in early October of the same year, while awaiting trial, Onfroy was arrested again later that month on charges of false imprisonment, witness tampering, and aggravated battery of a pregnant victim.
- Onfroy was released from jail on bail on March 26, 2017.
- He was often credited by critics and fans for his musical versatility, with his music primarily exploring trap, R&B and rock.
- On June 18, 2018, XXXTentacion was fatally shot at the age of 20, in a robbery at a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
- In the months following his death, XXXTentacion posthumously won an American Music Award, a BET Hip Hop Award, and received 11 Billboard Music Award nominations.
- Two posthumous albums were released, Skins (2018) and Bad Vibes Forever (2019); the former reached number one on the Billboard 200.
- In 2014, Onfroy was sent to a youth detention center for a year on gun possession charges.
- Shortly after being released from house arrest, a Snapchat video surfaced of XXXTentacion hitting a woman in 2013.