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The most important verse from Drake’s new album, Scorpion, did not come from Drake. On the song “Talk Up,” Jay-Z outshines Drake with a lyric that addresses racial profiling and Black-on-Black crime. Jay-Z rapped, “Y’all killed X [XXTentacion] and let [George] Zimmerman live.” Versions of that lyric appeared online before Jay-Z rapped the lyric. On…

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Most hip-hop fans are aware that Dedrick Devonshay Williams, the accused killer of beloved rapper XXXTentacion, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. Now a video has emerged in which an unidentified, masked man brags that he killed 20-year-old XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, for doing something to the man’s cousin. According to Bossip,…

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The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the murder of rapper XXXtentacion. Dedrick D. Williams, 22, was taken into custody last night by deputies. Family, friends, and fans were at a vigil last night when rumors of an arrest spread through the crowd. The BSO posted the following to its Twitter account:…

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Since the death of chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion, real name Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, 20, this week, his young fans have been shocked. XXXTentacion was shot in his car after exiting a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Park, Florida, by an unknown gunman who escaped with an accomplice. The rapper was recently released from house arrest by a…

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Rapper XXXtentacion has been killed. According to reports by TMZ, the 20-year-old rapper died on June 18. Here are five things to know about XXXtentacion. Born and raised in Florida Born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, XXXtentacion was born in Broward County, Florida. He released his first mixtape Ice Hotel in 2014. He continued to release mixtapes…

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The talented rapper known to his fans as Xxxtentacion was murdered in Miami, Florida today. According to TMZ, Xxxtentacion, real name Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, 20, was shopping for motorcycles. As he exited a dealership a Black male wearing a hoodie ran up to the rapper, shot him and took a Louis Vuitton bag he was…

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