American rapper Juice Wrld known for his 2018 hit “Lucid Dreams” has died. The 21-year-old died after experiencing a medical emergency at Chicago’s Midway airport on Sunday, December 8, 2019.
According to the reports, he was rushed to a hospital Sunday morning after the unspecified medical emergency and was pronounced dead at 3:14 a.m. The rapper suffered a seizure while walking through the airport after his flight from California landed.
Juice Wrld, whose real name is Jarad Anthony Higgins, began releasing music on Soundcloud in 2015 and his song “Lucid Dreams” reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2018. The rapper’s music genre had an interesting mix of hip-hop, emo rap, and trap music. His music was inspired by artists such as XXXtentacion, Lil Yachty, and Post Malone.
Juice Wrld celebrated his 21st birthday six days before his death and his fans, as well as colleagues in the industry, have expressed their grief over the loss of a fast rising star who had a big career ahead of him.
rip juice. so sad how often this is happening lately to young talented rising artists. 🖤
— nope (@LilNasX) December 8, 2019
RIP Juicewrld… this ones tough. Met this man a couple times and I swear he was the most humble dude I’ve met. Always showed mad love and went out of his way when he didn’t even have to. Rest easy man. You impacted BILLIONS of people. This one hurts.
— Dax (@thatsdax) December 8, 2019
he was just getting started and getting the recognition he deserves and reaching new levels of creativity pls this is so damn sad his story and career wasn't ready to end this early… may he rest in peace #juicewrld pic.twitter.com/xcIZctdks7
— sophia (@Imaginedbeer) December 8, 2019
Fan have also dug up lyrics from his song “Legend” where he rapped about dying young
The fact he had this in his lyrics makes it so much more sad. I can’t believe Juice WRLD is gone? 😔 pic.twitter.com/MBBjxWA88e
— bee 🎄🚀 / finals 🙁 (@honkycatvinyl) December 8, 2019
— jordan++* (@hoodshinobi) December 8, 2019
An autopsy was scheduled to be performed on Monday and the cause of his death is still inconclusive.
May his soul rest in perfect peace ☮️