KANYE’S TRIB­UTE TO RAP STAR KILLED IN DRIVE-BY SHOOT­ING

Midweek Sport - - NEWS - By COLIN HURST [email protected]­daysport.co.uk

RAP star XXXTentacion has been shot and killed in what po­lice be­lieve was a “pos­si­ble rob­bery”.

The 20-year-old was pro­nounced dead at a hos­pi­tal in Florida after be­ing rushed there in a “co­matose” state by paramedics.

He had ear­lier posted mes­sages on so­cial me­dia about dy­ing and how he wanted to be re­mem­bered after his death “if the worst comes to the worst”.

And Kanye West yes­ter­day ex­pressed his sor­row on­line.

He tweeted a photo of XXX and wrote: “Rest in peace. I never told you how much you in­spired me when you were here thank you for ex­ist­ing.”

Blink 182’s Travis Barker tweeted: “I’m at a loss for words. Loved col­lab­o­rat­ing with you. You were a true artist, one of the most f**king tal­ented of our time.”

Hip hop artist and record pro­ducer J. Cole wrote: “This got me f**ked up. RIP X. Enor­mous tal­ent and lim­it­less po­ten­tial and a strong de­sire to be a bet­ter per­son. God bless his fam­ily, friends and fans.”

The Broward County Sher­iff’s Of­fice con­firmed his death, tweet­ing: “The adult male vic­tim has been con­firmed as 20-year-old Jah­seh On­froy aka rap­per #XXXTentacion.”

Two armed sus­pects had ap­proached his ve­hi­cle as he left a mo­tor­cy­cle deal­er­ship where he had been check­ing out new rides.

One of the sus­pects shot him be­fore both men – de­scribed as black males wear­ing hood­ies – left the scene in a black Dodge Jour­ney.

It is also claimed the sus­pects took a Louis Vuit­ton bag from the dead rap­per’s ve­hi­cle.

MUR­DER SCENE: Dead star’s BMW GUNNED DOWN: XXXTentacion

POST: Kanye

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