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On December 8th, 2019 Young Rapper and singer Juice WRLD sadly passed away after suffering a seizure in Chicago’s Midway airport according to TMZ. The young talent was only 21 years of age.
Jarad Anthony Higgins was his official name, He was best known for his hit song ” Lucid Dreams” that hit #2 on the charts in the summer of 2018. This is a sad tragedy in the urban music community as Juice WRLD was picking up steam in his rap career, having features with Travis Scott in “No bystanders” singing the hook on the album “Astroworld”. As well as having a feature with artist Lil Yachty on the remix of “All girls are the same”.
Having turned 21 just last Monday, This tragedy has caused shockwaves throughout pop culture with millions of people sharing their condolences to the event.
XXL magazine reports that Juice WRLD had taken several pills prior to his seizure. Police reportedly seized 70 pounds of marijuana and a bottle of codeine and cough syrup was found on the private jet of the young rapper.
As of now the cause of death is uncertain. Interscope Records released a statement in regards to the rapper’s death
“Juice made a profound impact on the world in such a short period of time,” the statement begins. “He was a gentle soul, whose creativity knew no bounds, an exceptional human being and artist who loved and cared for his fans above everything else. To lose someone so kind and so close to our hearts is devastating. Our thoughts are with Juice’s family and friends, everyone at his label Grade A, and his millions of fans around the world.”
Higgins was said to be a brilliant and bright child and student according to reports from the Chicago tribune. Higgins’ music was said to have powerful blends of modern-day elements in the popular music industry such as mumble-rap fuzing with meandering. This in collision with drill-lite percussion and punk melodies which was believed to bridge the gaps between urban and suburban communities according to the Chicago tribune.
Higgin’s was once quoted on his musical interests and his impact on the world through his music.
“I talk about a lot of issues I go through and some of my fans go through, and try to create a fellowship where people can relate to each other,” he added. “I’m not worried about anyone getting the wrong idea or stereotyping what I’m doing. My music is straightforward because I want to give people me and let them know they’re not alone in going through the things that they go through.”
Being an artist many can relate to through his music, Higgins drew the attention of many fans globally which allowed him to secure a multi-million dollar record deal with Interscope as well as tour with Rapper Nicki Minaj.
An autopsy is scheduled to be performed today, and no suspicion of foul play or tampering with Higgin’s life will be applied to the constituents on the plane with Juice according to authorities.