Who is Rapper XXXTentacion?
XXXTentaction’s real name is Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy. He was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Critics and fans often credited him for his musical versatility. His music explores emo, nu-metal, trap, lo-fi, R&B, indie rock, hip hop, and punk rock. He is considered a leading figure in the emo-rap and SoundCloud rap genres, garnering mainstream attention during the mid-late 2010s.
His many songs were featured on the billboard. ‘Sad’ was #1 on the billboard on 6.30.2018. Most of his songs hit the correct string through lyrics because of which many of his listeners can relate to it. There is so much about this artist that is still unsolved, and during his whole life, he was involved in many controversies.
|Full Name||Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy|
|Popularly Known as||XXXTentacion|
|Other Names||XXXX, Triple X, Jah, Young Dagger Dick|
|Popular For||His Songs|
Birthday and Zodiac
|Age||20 Years old (As in 2018, When he died)|
|Date of Birth||January 23, 1998|
|Date of Death||June 18, 2018|
|Birth Place||Plantation, Florida, U.S.|
|Height||5 feet, 6 Inches|
|Estimated Net Worth (As in 2021)||Approx. $5 million|
Family and Relationship
|Father||Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy|
|Mother||Cleopatra Eretha Dreena Bernard|
|Husband/Wife or Boyfriend/ Girlfriend||N/A|
XXXTentacion Age, Height, Birthaday, Parents
JahsehOnfroy, aka XXXTentaction, was born on January 23, 1998, in Plantation, Florida, United States. His parents are Jamaican immigrants. Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy and Cleopatra Aretha Dreena Bernard have three children, with one being half, shared paternally. His grandmother mainly raised XXXTentaction.
From the early age of six, Onfroy had to take the path of violence forcefully. He stabbed a man who attempted to attack his mother, because of which he was put into a youth program before he started living with his grandmother.
He was kicked out of his school as he had attacked another student. His high school, too, didn’t go smoothly. He was expelled from his high school after a series of physical altercations.
At the age of 20, he was murdered in Deerfield Beach, Florida. In the year 2018, when finally everything was falling back to the place, XXXTentaction was robbed and murdered on June 18, at 3:56 p.m.
He was planning to get back to school to complete his education before this incident took place.
XXXTentacion Personal Life
XXXTentaction in his life of 20 years had faced a lot of allegations and legal arrest. In the year 2012, he was arrested for possession of 21 grams of marijuana in Florida law.
Shortly after his release from six years of detention, he was arrested again for breaking into a house to steal a laptop. He was in need of a laptop in order to create music.
Geneva Ayala, who was his ex-girlfriend, accused him of physical abuse. She has mentioned that XXXTentaction used to threaten her a lot. She has a miserable time with him. In a few interviews, she said that Onfroy beat her, choked her, broke clothes, hangers on her legs, and much more. By her allegations, we can imagine how much pain she had gone through while in a relationship with Onfroy.
In January 2018, Onfroy entered a relationship with his girlfriend,Jenesis Sanchez. Soon after his death, his mother announced that Sanchez was pregnant with Onfroy’s child. His son was born on January 26, 2019.
The little boy is now two years old and has extremely curly hair, just like his father. We have to say that the child looks absolutely adorable.
There are a lot of legal issues, he was a part of but, here we will not discuss them all.
XXXTentaction’s music choice has an extensive range of variety. From emo, nu-metal, trap, lo-fi, R&B, indie rock, hip hop, to punk rock, he has explored them all. His career began in the year 2013 after the release of his song “News/Flock”.
Most of his songs from then were made in the periphery of depression and alienation. In the same year, he uploaded his first official song, called “Vice City”, on SoundCloud, one of the most used platforms for musicians and voice artists.
In 2014 later in November, Onfroy released his first official extended play, called The Fall. In 2015 he released a collaborative mixtape. Later the same year, he, along with his song co-producer Rojas, uploaded the original version of “Look at Me” to SoundCloud.
Onfroy released the EP Willy Wonka Was a Child Murderer in 2016. This song was different from the rest of his songs. He used heavy metal and indie music for the song. This proves that his passion for learning music was profound whatever be his battle with depression and personal life.
In 2017 his new song was released, “Look At Me!”. On April 22, 2017, the song peaked at the peak of 12 on a billboard. It also made it to the top 40 of the Canadian Hot 100.
Onfroy released his debut album, 17, on August 25, 2017. This album made number 2 on the US Billboard 200. The album was doing unexpectedly well, selling 86,000 album-equivalent units in the first week itself. On September 3, 2017, XXXTentaction announced that “Bad Vibes Forever” will be his second album, and it is still in production.
Rapper Sauce Walka released his ‘Drip God’ mixtape in which Onfroy was featured as a collaboration titled “Voss”, produced by Carnage, on August 31, 2018.
On September 27, 2018, Kanye West announced Onfroy would be a featured artist on his ninth studio album, Yandhi. Onfroy was featured in the song “Don’t Cry”. A music video was later released on what would’ve been Onfroy’s 21st birthday.
On July 21, 2019, Onfroy released another posthumous song, titled “Royalty”, which featured Bob Marley’s children, Ky-Mani Marley, Stefflon Don &VybzKartel. On October 21, 2019, the song “Hearteater” was released by Onfroy’s estate as his second single for the album.
Finally, on November 22, 2019, ‘Bad Vibes Forever’, the title track of the album, was released. The fourth studio album was finally released on December 6, 2019.
XXXTentaction Net Worth
Late artist XXXTentaction, although he had a brief time in the music industry, had a total worth of $5 million.
Fun facts about XXXTentacion
- He was raised by his grandmother.
- At the age of six, he allegedly tried to stab a man who attempt to attack his mother.
- XXXTentacion said he was insecure and depressed during his high school days.
Frequently asked Questions
XXXTentacion was born on 23rd January 1998, He died at the age of 20, on June 18, 2018.
XXXTentacion’s real name is Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy.
Song titled ‘Changes’ is XXXTentacion’s last song, it was released on March 2, 2018.
Initially, he used to write songs, he started his music career on Soundcloud where he caught lot of attention.
Jenesis Sanchez, XXXTentacious,s girlfriend had given birth to their son Gekyume Onfroy on the 26th January 2019.
XXXTentacion means ‘Unknown temptation’ as said by XXXTentacion himself. ‘X’ is a variable like the wildcards and unknown, and ‘Tentacion’ means ‘Temptation’ in Latin.
His favourite color was white.