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XXXTentacion: Controversial rapper shot dead in Florida

Rapper XXXTentacion, also known as Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy Image copyright Getty Images

US rapper XXXTentacion, who topped the charts as he faced domestic violence charges, has been killed aged 20.

He was reportedly shopping for a motorcycle in south Florida when a gunman opened fire on his vehicle.

Police in Broward County said XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was taken to hospital and later pronounced dead.

A witness told celebrity news website TMZ that multiple shots rang out and the rapper appeared “lifeless”.

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