There has been an outpouring of comments on social media following the rapper’s unexpected passing, and the reactions vary drastically. Almost everything about XXX was controversial, but artists who knew him the most said he was trying to change himself for the better.
Diplo is one of the key artists who weighed in on the death of XXXTentacion, describing the 20-year-old as a “genius” and “true artist.” According to the producer, XXX had the biggest imagination — and he was even hoping to get Diplo and Skrillex to finish his next album.
“I love this kid,” Diplo said. “He was gonna do so much more he promised me.”
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Diplo Remembers XXXTentacion
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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 La this week. I was wondering if he was gonna come 💛 . He used every second of his life to create . He reppped Florida to his core.. I love this kid . He was gonna do so much more he promised me 💔
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