UPDATE (12/9/19): More details have emerged regarding the tragic death of Juice WRLD on Sunday. According to authorities, Juice consumed pills prior to suffering the seizures. Upon landing at the private terminal at Chicago Midway, cops also discovered luggage loaded with around 70 pounds of marijuana.
Per TMZ, one of Juice’s associates told authorities that the “Lucid Dreams” rapper had a problem with the prescription drug Percocet, a painkiller as well as codeine. A bottle of codeine cough syrup was also discovered aboard the plane.
An autopsy has yet to be conducted and the cause of death has yet to be determined.
ORIGINAL STORY: Juice WRLD, the Chicago rapper/singer who rose to prominence with his “Lucid Dreams” single and his Death Race for Love album, has reportedly passed away.
According to TMZ, the Chicago native was returning to the city from a flight from Los Angeles when he suffered a seizure at Midway Airport. He was conscious when he arrived at an area hospital but passed away some short time later.
Born Jarad Anthony Higgins, the rapper first made a splash in 2018, “Lucid Dreams” shot up the Billboard charts, landing at No. 2. Earlier this year, he earned his first No. 1 album with Death Race for Love and was just emerging as a sought after talent in music. On Travis Scott‘s “No Bystanders,” from Astroworld, that’s Juice on the hook.
The rapper was only 21 years old.
This is a developing story.