Hundreds stage impromptu memorial for rapper XXXTentacion in Fairfax District

21 June, 2018, 08:42 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
  • Hundreds stage impromptu memorial for rapper XXXTentacion in Fairfax District

On Tuesday evening, an impromptu memorial for the rapper was held as crowds of hundreds gathered in Fairfax, Florida, according to the L.A. Times.

According to the Los Angeles Times, between 300 and 500 people thronged Melrose Avenue near Spaulding, blocking traffic. Everybody seemed happy and positive and singing along and everything like that. I said nothing to no one.

The crowd had reportedly been moshing, climbing buildings and jumping onto the top of a local news van. She alleges that the items she left for her former boyfriend were burned and that she was kicked out after less than an hour of attending the event.

The Blast spoke with the the legal representatives for the late rapper, and they say they are still not being told numerous aspects of the case.

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By 10:15 p.m., most of the crowd had dispersed. No injuries nor arrests were reported.

The musician, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, died in the vehicle park of Riva Motorsports, Fairfax, Florida and is thought to have possibly been withdrawing cash to buy a motorcycle when he was shot. Authorities said he was leaving RIVA Motorsports when two armed suspects approached him and opened fire.

The only other official word from those working with the 20-year-old musician was from his record label, Caroline Records.

Geneva Ayala, who accused the artist born Jahseh Onfroy of heinous acts of abuse, took to Instagram to express her shock and love for her ex-boyfriend in the wake of his death. In 2015, he was charged with several counts of violence against his ex-girlfriend, including aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, domestic battery by strangulation and false imprisonment.

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