Earlier this week — on June 18, to be exact — XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Onfroy, was shot and killed inside his car after leaving a motorcycle shop in Deerfield, Florida. Authorities have now arrested a suspect in connection to the murder. As the Broward Sheriff's Office have confirmed, 22-year-old Dedrick D. Williams has been taken into custody, and faces charges of first-degree murder, a probation violation for theft of a car motor vehicle, and driving without a valid license. He was detained after a car chase, according to TMZ. Williams is currently being held without bail. Two other arrest warrants have also been issued for two other suspects.
In the wake of his death, XXXTentacion leaves behind a polarizing legacy that is both tricky and tragic, hence why his name continues to draw large debates across the hip-hop community. Is he a hero or villain? A martyr or monster? A human or poster child for domestic violence? Read up on our our opinion about the rapper's thorny legacy here