XXXTENTACION

       Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, known as XXXTENTACION is currently 20 years old he was born on January 23rd, 1998. Jahseh is a singer/rapper and a songwriter. He was born and raised in Plantation, Florida. He has 3 siblings and his parents are Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy and Collette Jones but he was mainly raised by his grandmother. When Jahseh was six years old he stabbed a man, who was attempting to attack his mother and he was put into a youth correction center program. He started to write music when he was released from the youth correction center. Jahseh had to serve time in a different detention center he had to serve time in  juvenile detention for illegal possession of firearms, but during his time there he met another rapper by the name of Clevon Goulbourne also known as “Ski Mask The Slump God”. During their time there together they became really good friends.
        Later that year he finished serving his time in juvenile detention and was discharged. Jahseh and his friend Clevon met up again and began freestyling and recording music together.  He abandoned a life of crime for music Jahseh said that he felt music was a better outlet for his feelings and his ex-girlfriend Geneva Alaya helped him realize that. Soon enough he chose a nickname he liked (XXXTENTACION) and he uploaded his first official song on SoundCloud called “Vice City.” He eventually released his first song titled “News/Flock” on SoundCloud in June 2013. He has been a popular rapper on SoundCloud for some time.
      Jahseh dropped his debut album called (17) on August 25th, 2017. Jahseh’s second album titled “?” was released on March 16th, 2018. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with its singles called “Sad!” and “Changes”. Jahseh’s influences to start music were Kurt Cobain, Tupac, Shakur, Cage The Elephant, The Fray, Papa Roach, Gorillaz, Coldplay and Three Days Grace. Jahseh as an artist has been defined as “versatile” , and his music has been described as “lo-fi”, “aesthetic”, “diverse” and “experimental” by other music producers. Jahseh says that this was all intentional because he said he wanted to be it different and genuine. Jahseh is currently writing new songs lately and he has some concerts coming up this summer.

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