‘I Love This Kid’: Celebrities React to XXXTentacion’s Death on Social Media

Following the fatal shooting of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion outside a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach, many celebrities and musicians have taken to social media to mourn the rapper.

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Rapper J. Cole took to Twitter to pay his respects to XXX. Cole tweeted, "This got me f***** up. RIP X. Enormous talent and limitless potential and a strong desire to be a better person. God bless his family, friends and fans."
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Rapper Kanye West tweeted a picture of XXXTentacion and wrote, “Rest in peace. I never told you how much you inspired me when you were here thank you for existing.”
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American DJ, Diplo, shared a picture of XXXTentaction on his Instagram and wrote an emotional message to the rapper. "This kid was a genius. true artist. He made his own rules. He has his faults and we was willing to pay for his sins.. but he was young and he worked so hard on his own self . He wanted to be better. he loves everyone so much . He lived for every kid out here. He had the biggest imagination. He texted me this weekend it was one of his goals to get me & Skrillex to finish his next album. I Invited him to L.A. this week. I was wondering if he was gonna come. He used every second of his life to create . He repped Florida to his core.. I love this kid . He was gonna do so much more he promised me."
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Former MTV star, La La paid tribute to the rapper through Twitter saying, "Kiyan asked me to delete my Instagram post bcuz of all the negative comments people were saying about a kids death! He was 20 yrs old! This world is a sad place. Social media is a sad place. So much hate. It’s sad. Praying for his family, friends, & fans. RIP XXXTENTACION."
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Drummer for the band Blink-182, Travis Barker, voiced his shock at the unsettling news of the rapper's death through Twitter. "I’m at a loss for words... speechless #RIPXXXTentacion. Loved collaborating with you. You were a true artist, one of the most f***** talented of our time."
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Disney Channel star Skai Jackson shared a picture of her and the rapper on Instagram with an emotional caption saying: "I can’t believe this.. My heart hurts. You were one of the most humble, and genuine people I have ever met. You were becoming a positive person and trying to better yourself as a person. Thank you for encouraging words. You will truly be missed Jahseh."
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Following the sudden death of XXXTentaction, Jersey Shore star, DJ Pauly D tweeted, "Damn. Too Young #RIPXXXTENTACION #XXXTENTACION."
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Rapper Tyga shared his condolences through Twitter saying, "My prayers go out to XXXTentacion and his family."
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Once the news of XXXTentacion's death surfaced, hip-hop producer Mike WiLL Made-It shared a picture of the rapper and tweeted, "NEVER MET YOU G’Z BUT THIS IS CRAZY, R.I.P XXX."
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YouTuber Logan Paul tweeted, "XXX... heartbreaking. The world has been stripped of a true great. So young and so much potential. Rest easy brother."
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