Thousands Pay Tribute to XXXTentacion at Memorial Service in Florida

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Thousands gathered in XXXTentacion‘s home state of Florida for the late rapper’s public memorial service held Wednesday at BB&T Center.

The arena in Sunrise, Florida held an open-casket memorial for the artist, née Jahseh Onfroy, who was shot and killed in a suspected robbery last week.

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Celebrities, including Lil Uzi Vert, PnB Rock, Ugly God, Denzel Curry, and Lil Yachty attended the service. Lil Uzi Vert recently announced plans to start a foundation in support of XXX’s family.

According to an NY Times report, Onfroy’s body was dressed “dressed in a blue denim jacket under soft lighting, laid in a dark polished coffin at center stage, surrounded by a spray of black flowers with metallic accents,” while his music sounded through the arena.

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In 2016, Onfroy was arrested for false imprisonment and battery of his pregnant ex-girlfriend. The rapper died on June 18 at the age of 20.


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