It’s been over 4 months for the reason that loss of life of XXXTENTACION and many are nonetheless attempting to return to phrases with the truth that the rapper is gone. Although his identify was surrounded by controversy, the rapper undoubtedly had a constructive impression on the lives of his followers and his mates. Billie Eilish is a kind of individuals who X uplifted and through a latest live performance, she debuted a brand new tune in tribute to the late rapper.
During the primary present on her 1 By 1 tour in Oakland, California, Billie Eilish debuted a brand new tune titled, “6.18.18.” The tune is a tribute to XXXTENTACION. Ahead of performing the tune, Eilish received on the piano and stated, “I received into my feelings,” earlier than leaping into the tune. The tune’s title is derived from the day that XXXTENTACION was shot and killed in Deerfield Beach, FL after leaving a high-end bike store.
Eilish shared screenshots of her textual content and FaceTime conversations with XXXTENTACION on the day he handed.
“the strongest human being ive ever identified. all you ever did was care. i like you jah,” she wrote. “that is so, so painful.”
Aside from Eilish’s tribute at her live performance, XXXTENTACION posthumously gained two awards on the BET Hip-Hop Awards and The AMA’s this 12 months. His mom accepted the awards on X’s behalf for Best New Artist on the BET Hip-Hop Awards and “Favorite Soul/R&B Album” on the AMA’s.