XXXTentacion Biography

(Rapper Well Known for His Depressing, and at Times Devastating Music)

Birthday: January 23, 1998 (Aquarius)

Born In: Plantation, Florida, United States

XXXTentacion was an American rapper known for his raw and daring style of music. He was musically inclined from childhood, but disliked following notes and patterns. As a child, he was influenced by the works of rappers such as Tupac Shakur and bands like Papa Roach. XXXTentacion gained popularity by releasing snippets and full versions of his songs on SoundCloud. He had worked in collaboration with rapper Ski Mask the Slump God and released several albums through their music group Members Only. His style of music did not follow any beat or notes and was known to be aggressive with a heavy mix of distorted beats. He adopted the name XXXTentacion that stands for Unknown Temptation.

Quick Facts

Nick Name: Young Dagger Dick

Also Known As: Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy

Died At Age: 20

Born Country: United States

Died Young Rappers

Died on: June 18, 2018

place of death: Deerfield Beach, Florida, United States

Ancestry: Jamaican American

Cause of Death: Murdered

U.S. State: Florida


During his early teenage years, XXXTentacion had spent a year in jail due to certain activities that he got involved in. In jail, he got acquainted to rapper Ski Mask the Slump God. When they were out, they formed a group called Members Only. In 2013, he started his music career with the release of his debut song News/Flock. In 2014, he uploaded his first song in his SoundCloud account called Vice City. He also used the platform to release teasers or full versions of songs that were soon to be released or never got published.

In 2015, he released two albums Members Only Vol. 1 and Members Only Vol. 2 in collaboration with rap artist Ski Mask the Slump God. In 2016, he released the song Willy Wonka Was a Child Murderer. His song Look at Me (2016) was a hit. The song was re-released in 2017 and went on to feature in the US Billboard chart hit list. In April 2017, he released three songs on SoundCloud. In May 2017, he released his first album, Revenge, comprising of eight previously released mixtape tracks.

XXXTentacion’s final studio album Bad Vibes Forever was released posthumously in 2019. The same year, Members Only, Vol. 4 was also released.

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Personal Life

XXX Tentacion was born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy on 23 January 1998, in Florida. He spent his childhood growing up in areas like Pompano Beach and Lauderhill in Florida. XXX Tentacion was musically inclined from childhood and was enrolled in choir. However, he disliked following notes and also got into altercations with other children which resulted in his dismissal from the choir group.

He was also known to have had a difficult relationship with his mother Cleopatra Bernard. Due to his delinquent behavior, his mother asked him to leave the house when he was a teenager. He spent the following years at his grandmother’s home and correctional home.

XXXTentacion was shot and killed on 18 June 2018 during a robbery bid in Florida. He was leaving a motorsports store when two men in a SUV shot him.


XXXTentacion was shot dead in an apparent robbery on June 18, 2018, in Broward County, Florida. According to police, he was shot and killed by two men while he was leaving a motorsports store around 4 p.m.

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