Juice Wrld whose real name is Jarad Anthony Higgins died after suffering a seizure at Chicago’s Midway airport. The Chicago born rapper gained notoriety in 2018 with the release of the singles “All Girls Are The Same” and “Lucid Dreams” His album Goodbye and Good Riddance released in 2018 charted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200. His second album Death Race For Love was released in 2019. It charted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and has been received with much critical acclaim.
According to TMZ Juice arrived on an early flight from California to Chicago. Witnesses say he suffered a seizure while walking through the airport.
Juice Wrld represented the standard when it comes to the new crop of millennial rappers that have come out recently. He turned down a spot on the coveted XXL Freshman cover and his star continued to rise after signing with Interscope.
Higgins joins an unfortunate list of rappers who have passed away in their early twenties within the past two years, This list includes Lil Peep, Mac Miller, XXXtentacion and Fredo Santa. All but one of the aforementioned artists have had public bouts with drugs and depression. “I dropped prescriptions to make me feel a-ok, I know its all in my head” raps Juice Wrld on his song “Lucid Dreams”
Juice Wrld just turned 21 on Dec. 2, 2019
Take a look at the video for “Lucid Dreams” below.