Rapper Juice WRLD dead at 21


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Xander Hernandez-Barrios, Staff Writer

Juice WRLD passed away on Dec 8 after suffering a seizure.

Juice WRLD, real name Jarad Anthony Higgins, landed in Chicago at 1 AMto Federal Agents waiting for them due to reports of guns and drugs being onboard the private jet. TMZ says the report of the drugs and guns on board was given by the pilot of the plane.

The police found 70 pounds of marijuana and six bottles of liquid prescription codeine cough syrup. They also found three guns, including two 9 mm pistols and a .40-caliber pistol loaded with metal-piercing bullets and high capacity ammunition magazines.

During the questioning of the passengers of the plane, Juice WRLD suffered a seizure. It is believed the seizure was caused by swallowing a bunch of pills to prevent law enforcement officials from finding them onboard, which may have caused an overdose. He was rushed to the hospital but then passed away at 3 AM the same night. The cause of death is still unknown.

Two of Juice WRLD’s bodyguards, Henry Dean and Christopher Long, were charged with illegal possession of guns and ammunition. Even though one of the bodyguards, Henry Dean, had a gun permit in Chicago, he was charged for carrying a concealed firearm at an airport.

Juice WRLD, originally blew up from his song “Lucid Dreams,” and since then, he has released two more albums, “Goodbye and Good Riddance” and “Death Race For Love.” On Sunday, the day of his death, “Lucid Dreams” was the most-streamed song of the day with nearly 4.4 million audio streams, and was the number one song in digital sales with over 3000 digital downloads. His other song “Legends”, contains prophetic lyrics with “What’s the 27 club?/ We ain’t making past 21,”,which has made some people question whether or not the young star really died or faked his death.

Juice WRLD has also tweeted in the past “My goal is to become overly famous, shine for a couple years… then fake my death.”

There are still many songs unreleased by Juice WRLD, and his staff will release them in the future.