XXXTentacion Fans Jump Off Roofs & Cause Riot During LA Memorial

20 June 2018, 12:43 | Updated: 20 June 2018, 15:50

RIP X.

Hundreds of XXXTentacion fans travelled to LA to celebrate the life of the rapper after his tragic death on Monday night.

The large group of fans reportedly closed down Melrose Avenue, with some even risking their lives by jumping off roofs in tribute to the late rapper.

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According to TMZ, fans climbed on top of vehicles and climbed buildings as chanting began to grow louder.

A number of news and police helicopters flew above as riot officers attempted to disperse the crowds with rubber bullets and pepper spray.

Meanwhile, XXXTentacion’s team have also released an official statement following the rapper’s death.

In a statement, the late rapper’s manager Solomon Sobande, EMPIRE, Bob Celestin, Esq. and AKW PR confirmed XXXTentacion “tragically passed away from a gunshot wound in Deerfield, Florida.”

“XXXTentacion touched the lives of millions around the globe and will forever reside in the hearts of countless fans who listened to his music, attended his concerts, and felt the glow of his uncontainable, undeniable, and unique spirit.

"News about memorial services to be issued forthcoming.

“In deference to his family, friends, and loved ones and in light of further investigation, we ask that their privacy be respected at this time.”

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