It is a sad day in the world of Hip-Hop. Budding rapper and a superstar in the making, Juice WLRD has been confirmed dead, at the age of 21.
Who is Juice WRLD?
Born, Jarad Anthony Higgins, Juice WRLD was a rapper from Chicago, Illinois.
He rose to fame with the release of All Girls Are The Same and Lucid Dreams, two singles that catapulted his debut offering, Goodbye and Good Riddance, to the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 charts, securing platinum status.
Juice WRLD may have leaned more towards the melodic in his artist approach; however, he earned respect with the rap community for his ability to freestyle.
Information around his passing surfaces
On Sunday (CAT), though, the world was rocked with the horrible news of his death.
TMZ reported that the rapper had suffered a fatal seizure. The tabloid magazine revealed that Juice WRLD landed in Chicago’s Midway airport early Sunday morning.
It’s believed that he was walking through the airport when the seizure struck him. By the time EMS medics had arrived on the scene, the rapper was barely clinging on to his life, with blood trickling out of his mouth.
He was rushed to the hospital but died moments later. Law enforcement authorities told the cited publication that the rapper’s death is being investigated.
Fans mourn rapper’s death on social media
The news of Juice WRLD’s death spread across social media like a wildfire. The rapper’s fans could not believe the news. Here are some of the messages from the fans:
Hip-hop superstar Juice WRLD has reportedly died after suffering a seizure at Midway airport in Chicago, IL. He was just 21. crdts.Vibe dealer pic.twitter.com/iVVK3aXuZw— James Allison (@JamesAllison69) December 8, 2019
RIP Juice Wrld. Lord knows that this is not the way it should have been. A real talent. pic.twitter.com/CFFKIuV58R— Favour ❤️ (@__Faves) December 8, 2019
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