Juice WRLD, Ascending Chicago Rap Star, Dead at 21

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Juice WRLD, Ascending Chicago Rap Star, Dead at 21Juice WRLD, Ascending Chicago Rap Star, Dead at 21 Juice WRLD, the ascending Chicago rapper and singer, was pronounced dead this morning. He was only 21-years-old.

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According to TMZ, paramedics were called to Chicago’s Midway airport after Juice, born Jarad Anthony Higgins, reportedly suffered a seizure as he was leaving a plane. Per the report, medics discovered Higgins bleeding from the mouth upon arrival and claimed he was still conscious as he was transported to a nearby hospital. Sadly, they were unable to stabilize him, pronouncing Higgins dead soon after, though a cause of death has yet to be revealed.

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After the news came out, a wide spectrum of rappers and artists sent their condolences:

Meek Mill


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@juicewrld999 this unbelievable 😢

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Lil Nas X

The Weeknd

Bruno Mars

Snoop Dogg


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Rest. Ya soul. Lil homie 🌹🙏🏾😥

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Swae Lee


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Heart breaking 💔were reminded everyday how precious our time together is

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Ski Mask the Slump God

Lil Yachty



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Rest In Happiness Brother.

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Action Bronson

DJ Khaled


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Chance the Rapper

Lupe Fiasco


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Hey young WRLD the world was yours… RIP May God Have Mercy On Your Soul And Watch Over Your Family, Friends & Fans…. #Chicago

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Lil Durk

Lil Peep


Gucci Mane


Denzel Curry

Lil Uzi Vert

Higgins’ climb to rap stardom began with his solo debut, Goodbye and Good Riddance, and the massive single “Lucid Dreams.” Earlier this year, Higgins landed his first No. 1 album with the release of his major-label debut, Death Race for Love.


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