Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy
XXXTentacion, X, XXX, Young Dagger Dick, Xiller
XXXTentacion was born on January 23, 1998.
The rapper XXXTentacion died at the age of 20 on June 18, 2018, at Deerfield Beach, Florida, U.S. When he was leaving a motorcycle dealership, he was shot by a gun.
Plantation, Florida, United States
XXXTentacion went to the Piper High School in Sunrise, Florida. However, he dropped out of high school in the tenth grade.
His mother had also got him enrolled in the Sheridan House Family Ministries for six months after getting tired of his behavioral problems.
Rapper, singer, and songwriter
- Father – Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy
- Mother – Cleopatra Bernard
- Siblings – Arianna Drew Onfroy (Sister), Aiden Onfroy (Younger Brother)
XXXTentacion was represented by Mike Malak of the Coda Agency.
Hip-hop, rap rock, trap, emo hip-hop, lo-fi
Bad Vibes Forever, Empire Distribution
5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
XXXTentacion had dated
- Geneva Ayala (2016) – XXXTentacion met a girl named Geneva Ayala online in 2016 and shortly after they went on a movie date. He then invited her to a party and expressed his interest in her and before long, they moved in together. But just two weeks later, he started physically abusing her after Ayala had complimented a male friend on his jewelry. XXXTentacion, in a fit of jealousy, slapped her and broke her iPhone. In her lawsuit, she alleged that he threatened to kill her almost every day while they were together. He reportedly punched her, stomped on her, and continued assaulting her after putting her in the bathtub. Her fault was that she was humming to one of the featured artists on his song. When he was arrested in August 2016, she moved in with some of his friends and ended up having s*x with another man. By the time he was released, she was pregnant with his child. But upon learning that she had cheated on him, XXXTentacion threatened to kill her and her unborn child. He took her phone away and locked her up in the bedroom. She eventually managed to escape and with the help of her ex-boyfriend’s mother, managed to reach the hospital.
- Indya Marie (2017) – XXXTentacion was allegedly going out with Instagram model Indya Marie in 2017. It was reported that they had met during a party at the nightclub.
Note – He had a son Gekyume Onfroy, born in January 2019. The mother of Gekyume is Jenesis Sanchez, former partner of XXXTentacion. Gekyume was born 7 months after XXXTentacion’s death.
Race / Ethnicity
He had Jamaican, German, Egyptian, Italian, and Indian ancestry.
But he often tended to go for blonde highlights.
- Half blonde and half black hairdo
- Tattoo below his eye
Best Known For
- His immense popularity on the audio streaming platform, SoundCloud. He was considered as one of the eminent proponents of the music subgenre SoundCloud Rap.
- The popularity of his debut studio album, 17, which made its debut on the Billboard 200 charts on the #2 spot.
In August 2017, he released his debut studio album, 17, which went on to sell 88,000 records within the first week.
XXXTentacion Favorite Things
Source – Hot New Hip Hop
- XXXTentacion is pronounced as “X-ten-tash-ion”.
- For much of his childhood, his father was behind bars. His mother raised him mostly as a single parent with assistance from her father.
- At the age of 6, he stabbed a man with a glass shard, whom he believed was harassing and threatening his mother.
- He started his musical journey after his aunt convinced him to get into the school and church choir. However, he was soon expelled from the school choir for having assaulted another student.
- He started seriously focusing on his music after he was released from a youth detention center. He had served a one year sentence for armed burglary, armed robbery, resisting arrest, possession of a firearm, and three charges of grand theft.
- He was kicked out of middle school for repeatedly getting into physical altercations.
- His mother threw him out of the house when he was barely a teen due to his bad and disruptive behavior.
- XXXTentacion started his ascent on SoundCloud in March 2014 after having uploaded his first single Vice City. Though his first-ever song was “News Flock” but he deleted it.
- He was considered a very controversial figure in the Hip Hop industry because of his tendency to get into public feuds with other artists. He had even assaulted his fans during live shows and public events.
- In September 2017, XXXTentacion created a huge controversy through his music video Riot, by depicting a noose around the neck of a young boy and then hanging him in the music video.
- In July 2016, he was arrested and slapped with charges of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. In March 2017, he was handed probation until March 2023.
- When he canceled his performance at the Concord Music Hall in Chicago, Illinois in June 2017, it nearly led to a riot as hundreds of his fans flooded the streets.
- During 2018 American Music Awards (AMAs), he was given a posthumous award for ‘Favorite Soul/R&B Album’. It was acknowledged by his mother.
- Follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and SoundCloud.
Featured Image by Florida Dept. of Corrections / Wikimedia / Public Domain