XXXTentacion Real Name is Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy. He was born on January 23, 1998, to parents Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy and Cleopatra Bernard in Florida. Due to his mother’s personal problems, Onfroy was mainly raised by Collette Jones, his grandmother. Here’s everything you need to know about the late Florida rapper.
Who was XXXTentacion?
XXXTentacion was a talented and controversial artist who left an indelible mark on the music industry. His unique musical style, introspective lyrics, and unfiltered expression resonated with millions of fans worldwide.
While his life was cut short tragically, his legacy lives on through his music, which continues to inspire and connect with listeners.
Here are some interesting facts about him below:
How do you pronounce XXXTentacion?
Written phonetically, XXXTentacion is pronounced “Triple-Ex-Ten-Tah-See-Yon”
2. What is XXXTentacion’s real name?
XXXTentacion’s real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy.
In March 2018, footage appearing to show XXXTentacion punching a woman in the head surfaced online. The video, obtained by TMZ, shows the rapper standing next to an unidentified woman before appearing to violently strike her on the side of her head.
Despite his lawyers claiming that the video was “taken completely in jest”, it has resulted in yet another domestic violence trial against X. His previous charges of the same nature include aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment, and witness tampering. Picture: Instagram
4. XXXTentacion’s sophomore album ‘?’ debuted at number one on Billboard. Featuring appearances from Joey Bada$$ and Travis Barker, ‘?’ is X’s second album and was released on March 16th, 2018. The rapper explained that the record is “not about the words, it’s about the feeling”, and “very hard to understand, but very easy to listen to”. ‘?’ boasts successful singles ‘Changes’ and ‘SAD!’ and became X’s first number-one album.
5. How old is XXXTentacion?
XXXTentacion was born on 23rd January 1998, making him 20 years old.
XXXTentacion released his song ‘#ImSippinTeaInYoHood’ in February 2016.’#ImSippinTeaInYoHood’, which premiered on his official SoundCloud page, was intended as a diss track aimed at fellow rapper SpaceGhostPurrp, who became known for his involvement in Twitter beefs.
This isn’t the only diss track XXX aimed at SpaceGhostPurrp – others include ‘SpaceGhostPu**y’ and ‘Purposely’.
7. Where is XXXTentacion from?
XXXTentacion was born and raised in Plantation, Florida, but spent the majority of his childhood in Pompano Beach and Lauderhill in South Florida with his grandmother. Picture: Instagram
8. Does XXXTentacion have beef with Drake?
After Drake previewed his Giggs-assisted track ‘KMT’ in January 2017, people began comparing his flow to that of XXXTentacion in his breakout song ‘Look At Me!’.
Drake denied copying the song, but XXXTentacion accused the rapper of stealing his flow, saying in an interview “He is not a man. I think he’s a b*tch, that’s a b*tch move.” Picture: Instagram
XXXTentacion was knocked out while performing on stage in San Diego in June 2017. During a show in San Diego, X was punched and subsequently knocked out by a stage invader, who was allegedly affiliated with rapper Rob Stone.
Stone, a San Diego native, was engaged in a long-running feud with X and his fellow South Florida rapper Ski Mask the Slump God. After Stone released a diss track aimed at X, he confirmed that the duo had talked and their beef had been squashed. Picture: Instagram
10. What is XXXTentacion’s ethnicity?
XXXTentacion previously explained in a post on his Tumblr page that he is of Egyptian, Indian, German, Jamaican, and Italian descent. Credit: Daniel Garcia.
XXXTentacion was fatally shot on 18th June 2018. The 20-year-old rapper was tragically shot and killed during an apparent robbery in Deerfield Beach, Florida. According to reports, he was approached by two armed men outside a motorcycle dealership.
He was later rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after.