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After death, XXXTentacion tops Billboard Hot 100 chart

/ 05:16 PM June 26, 2018
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This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatally shot in Florida. The Broward Sheriff’s Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday, June 18, 2018 at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. He was shot earlier outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership. Image: Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP.

NEW YORK — Following his death, XXXTentacion has topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Sad!” and his two albums have landed in the Top 10.

Billboard reports that the rapper-singer’s song, which originally peaked at No. 7, jumps from No. 52 to No. 1 this week, supplanting Drake’s “Nice for What.”

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The 20-year-old died last week after being shot in Florida.

His recent album — called “?” — jumps from No. 24 to No. 3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. It debuted at No. 1 in March. His gold-certified 2017 debut, “17,” leaps to No. 7 from No. 60.

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XXXTentacion’s music is heavily streamed on Spotify and other platforms.

A memorial for the performer will be held Wednesday at BB&T Center, a 20,000 seat arena that is home to hockey’s Florida Panthers. MKH

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