Some Lesser Known Facts About XXXTentacion
- Did XXXTentacion drink alcohol?: Yes
- At age 6, he stabbed a piece of glass into a man whom he believed was threatening his mother. He was also expelled from the middle school for punching on the face of a kid who had made fun of his mother.
- He was interested in music since his childhood. He told his mother that he wanted to do music; so, she signed him up for a choir. He didn’t fit in there. He wasn’t comfortable with notes, the teacher made him learn. He was kicked out of the choir when he punched a fellow choir member in the middle of a performance.
- In an interview, he revealed that he had a complicated relationship with his mother, who kicked him out of the house for delinquent behaviour when he was barely a teenager.
- In his words, he had a “Savage Youth”; grandma’s house, correctional houses, robbing houses.
- He spent a year in jail. There he met Ski Mask the Slump God, a talented rapper with whom he quickly formed a close bond. Upon their release, they teamed up with Wifisfuneral and Craig Xen to form the rap crew known as Members Only.
- In 2014, he uploaded his first song in SoundCloud account called ‘Vice City’.
- 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 was arrested three times; first in July on charges of robbery and aggravated battery with deadly weapon, then in October for aggravated battery of a pregnant victim and false imprisonment, then in December for violating his pre-trial agreement. He was later released in April 2017.
- 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 be in the US Billboard chart hit list.
- His ex-girlfriend, Geneva Ayala alleged that on October 6, 2016, he physically assaulted her when he got to know that she cheated on him. In her deposition, she stated that he punched, slapped, elbowed, strangled, and head-butted her for an estimated fifteen minutes.
- He also created a gaming YouTube channel, which reached 5.5 million subscribers.
- After the release of Drake’s new track, “KMT”, on January 28, 2017, he was involved with Drake in a feud. The song was compared with XXXTentacion’s breakout song “Look at Me!” due to the similar flow by social media users. He shared some insults on social media to Drake and said that Drake’s song, “KMT” was disrespecting him.
- In May 2017, he released his first album, ‘Revenge’, comprising of eight previously released mixtape tracks.
- On June 18, 2018, he was leaving a motorsports store and was shot dead by armed robbers in an SUV around 4 p.m. in Broward County, Florida, U.S.A.
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