Influential and young, the hip-hop community lost another member of its community. XXXTENTACION was shot and killed yesterday in his vehicle. There are many allegations of domestic abuse and assault against XXX. Deemed a controversial figure in music, he still maintained a high level of respect with his music. Regardless of where you stand on his life and death, clearly a lot of people were impacted by his work. Much of Christian hip-hop had strong feelings about the news.



Derek Minor:

Da’ T.R.U.T.H.:



Corey Paul:

#ripxxxtentacion This one hit me in the ? Prayers up for his family ??

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Ace Harris (Reach Records A&R):

Kid Tris:

DJ Mykael V:

Mogli The Iceburg:

Eshon Burgundy:

It is important to note that we all are sinners and we all have been extended salvation through grace. Compassion should be our response to tragedy despite knee-jerk reactions. It should invoke a sense of urgency in us to share the gospel.

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