Juice WRLD, Ascending Chicago Rap Star, Dead at 21
Juice WRLD, Ascending Chicago Rap Star, Dead at 21
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Juice WRLD, Ascending Chicago Rap Star, Dead at 21

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The rapper reportedly suffered a seizure this morning at Chicago's Midway airport.

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

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According toTMZ, 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

Lil Nas X

The Weeknd

Bruno Mars

Snoop Dogg

Swae Lee

Ski Mask the Slump God

Lil Yachty


Action Bronson

DJ Khaled

Chance the Rapper

Lupe Fiasco


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.