Rapper Juice WRLD passed away at the age of 21. The Hip Hop star was pronounced dead on Sunday after a “medical emergency” at the Midway International Airport as per the authorities. Juice WRLD whose real name goes by Jarad A. Higgins died at 21.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office was notified of the death of Higgins of Homewood on a Sunday morning according to the office spokeswoman Natalia Derevyanny. Also, an autopsy had not been conducted.
Juice Wrld was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1998, Juice Wrld was raised by his single mother, described as a religious and conservative woman who forbade him from listening to hip hop. He started rapping in high school, using online music streaming platform SoundCloud to upload and promote his music. Juice Wrld went on to release his debut full-length EP, 999, on the platform in 2017, garnering him attention from fellow Chicago-based artists such as G Herbo and Lil Bibby.
In addition to this, the Police and fire officials revealed the fact that a 21-year-old male was transported from the Midway to an area hospital wherein he was declared dead. Furthermore, the Chicago police said that the rapper had experienced a “medical emergency”.
On the other hand, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford disclosed that the transported man had evidently experienced a cardiac arrest and was also transported to a hospital from a Midway hanger away from the main terminal where the private planes land. Moreover, the Chicago police said that they are conducting a death investigation.
For the unversed, the rapper Juice WRLD had initially launched his career on SoundCloud before becoming a big hit streaming juggernaut and escalating to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit titled as “Lucid Dreams.”
Not only that, but the rapper was also named top new artist at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in May. He lived in Chicago suburb of Homewood where then he stood out as a musician in the beginning. His second album, Death Race for Love, debuted on top of the Billboard charts this year and his most recent single, Bandit with YoungBoy Never Broke Again, reached the Top 10 of the pop charts in October.
There’re celebs who paid condolence on social network sites.
HE CANT BE GONE !— Sir Ski Mask (@THESLUMPGOD) December 8, 2019
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He knows our hearts. I really wish we had more talks like that one night in LA. Dude. This is ridiculous. Millions of people, not just in Chicago but around the world are hurting because of this and don’t know what to make of it. Im sorry. Love you and God bless your soul. #legend