Rapper and singer Juice WRLD dead at 21

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FILE – In this May 15, 2019 file photo, Juice WRLD performs in concert during his “Death Race for Love Tour” at The Skyline Stage at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. The Chicago-area rapper, whose real name is Jarad A. Higgins, was pronounced dead Sunday, Dec. 8 after a “medical emergency” at Chicago’s Midway International Airport, according to authorities. Chicago police said they’re conducting a death investigation. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

CHICAGO, IL (WETM-TV) – The music world is mourning the death of rapper and singer Juice Wrld.
Juice, born Jarad Anthony Higgins, turned 21 on December 2nd.
Authorities in Chicago say he suffered a medical emergency at the city’s midway airport. Higgins later died at a nearby hospital.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office says no cause of death has been determined as of now.

Before his death, he signed with Interscope Records back in March of 2018 after scoring hits on Soundcloud with “Lucid dreams” and “All girls are the same.”

Soundcloud, the European online audio distribution platform and music sharing website, said he was the most-streamed, liked, and reposted artist on its platform in 2018.

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