YouTube XXXTentacion was secretly recording admitting to the charges of domestic abuse against him, according to Pitchfork, which also provided the recording in a recent post on its site. The 20-year-old rapper was accused of battering his pregnant then-girlfriend in 2016, leading to charges of aggravated battery of a pregnant victim, domestic battery by strangulation, […]

Miami rapper XXXTentacion was already buidling a relatively big buzz before his death in June of this year, but after he died, his music saw an explosion in popularity that has made him one of the most recognizable artists in hip-hop. However, that fact hasn’t changed his Grammy Award eligibility; according to Hits Daily Double, […]

Getty Image / Uproxx Studios Vic Mensa isn’t known for biting his tongue. The outspoken Chicago rapper has been noticeably vocal on subjects from drug abuse to gun control to police violence, even when his own personal actions have run seemingly counter to his statements — a recent arrest for possession of a firearm led […]

5 hours ago News The murder of XXXTentacion was captured on surveillance video, which was aired publicly for the first time during a court hearing in Broward County, Florida on Thursday (Sept. 27). The chilling footage, aired by local Florida news station WPLG, shows two men following the late rapper as he walks into the RIVA […]

Deerfield Beach, FL – XXXTENTACION’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, has revealed the sex of her late son’s child. On Wednesday (August 22), Bernard shared an Instagram photo showing off the mother’s baby bump. “It’s a boy,” she wrote in the caption. “baby x.” HipHopDX reached out to a rep for X who said, “Yes confirmed!” Shortly after X’s June […]

A second person has been arrested in the murder of XXXTentacion. Michael Boatwright, 22, is facing first-degree murder charges in the killing of the 20-year-old rapper, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. Detectives are calling Boatwright a gunman in XXX’s murder and are still looking for an additional gunman. Boatwright was initially arrested last week […]

In the aftermath of XXXTENTACION’s shooting death earlier this month, hoards of people have paid tribute to the slain 20-year-old. The controversial rapper was laid to rest this weekend following a public open-casket funeral held at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida on Wednesday (June 27). On Saturday (June 30), X’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, shared an Instagram photo revealing his […]

Wifisfuneral and Stitches are apparently embroiled in a battle over who’s Florida’s “underground king.” After the controversial rapper saw a video of XXXTENTACION saying Stitches ran Florida’s underground Hip Hop scene, Wifi allegedly disputed that claim. Consequently, on Friday (June 29), Stitches issued a stern warning to Wifi via Instagram, saying he’d “snap him like a […]

Getty Image It’s no surprise if the entirety of your hip-hop focus this week has been fixated on the shocking murders of Pittsburgh rapper Jimmy Wopo and controversial artist XXXTentacion at just 20. XXXtentacion left behind a checkered legacy, which has led to heated discussion on social media and a swathe of coverage trying to […]

Getty Image / Uproxx Studios I always had a creeping feeling that XXXTentacion would end up being a martyr to his devoted fanbase. We already saw a lesser version of the circumstance as he rose to fame from a #FREEX campaign while he was in jail for robbery and battery. His sullen mugshot became a […]

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