The American singer, songwriter and rapper Jarad Anthony Higgins, better known as Juice WRLD, has died at age 21 after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to numerous American portals such as Billboard or TMZ. This last medium was the one who made the news known.
It all happened this Sunday, December 8 at the Chicago Midway Airport, where the artist, who came from Los Angeles, suffered an attack upon arrival at the private jets terminal. Juice WRLD was still alive when the paramedics treated him, but he died shortly thereafter at the Christ Medical Center Hospital in Oak Lawn. Juice WRLD had turned 21 last Monday.
During the Monday, December 9, the autopsy took place, but before revealing the results, the Daily Mail has announced that Juice WRLD could have died due to an overdose of Percocet pills (a very strong opioid), which he preferred to take before that the airport police searched your luggage. The police had been following the steps of Juice WRLD for at least a month. According to this same means, police and federal agents had received a notice and were waiting for the artist’s private jet to register it. The plane contained at least 30 kilos of marijuana, three weapons and bullets.
Juice WRLD was mostly known for songs like Lucid Dreams and All Girls Are the Same, included in their debut album: Goodbye & Good Riddance (2018). Shortly after publishing this album, WRLD released two songs that paid tribute to two deceased rappers: Lil Peep and XXXTentacion.
The news has shocked the American music industry.
Friends and artists such as The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper, Ellie Goulding (with whom he collaborated on this theme), the K-Pop band BTS (with whom he had also collaborated on All Night), Camila Cabello or Dj Snake, among others, They have not hesitated to mourn his death and fire him through social networks.
really shocked and sad to find out juice wrld passed away, … and so young too…
a reminder that life can be over any moment…
be kind to one another.
— Zedd (@Zedd) December 8, 2019