Fans are in mourning after it was revealed rapper Juice Wrld passed away early Sunday following a seizure.
The “Lucid Dreams” rapper had a career that was just taking off after it was revealed this past week he garnered over 100 billion music streams in 2019. The young rapper had just arrived at Chicago’s Midway airport after leaving California when he began to have a seizure.
After deplaning, witnesses say he suffered the seizure while walking through the airport. Law enforcement sources say he was bleeding from the mouth when paramedics got on scene, TMZ reports.
According to reports, Juice — real name Jarad Anthony Higgins — was still conscious when he was transported by Chicago Fire. However, he was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital. The exact cause of death remains unclear.
The rapper rose to fame in 2018 with the release of his hit song “Lucid Dreams” … which made it to #2 on Billboard. His song, “All Girls Are the Same,” also became a hit when Lil Yachty was featured on the remix. He went on to get signed to a multi-million dollar deal with Interscope Records.
One month after releasing his first studio album, “Goodbye & Good Riddance” … Juice released the 2-track EP, “Too Soon,” as a tribute to Lil Peep and XXXTentacion. In the song, he raps, “What’s the 27 club? We ain’t making it past 21.”
Higgins got his stage name as a tribute to Tupac Shakur‘s performance in the 1992 film, “Juice.”
Juice Wrld had just turned 21 last Monday.