Two rappers from Miami—Soldier Kidd and Soldier Jojo—have been accused of being concerned in the capturing loss of life of XXXTentacion, however they’re each are saying they’re 100% harmless and had nothing to do with XXX’s homicide.
After the capturing loss of life of XXXTentacion, web sleuths went to work to seek out out who was accountable. Florida officers are nonetheless on the lookout for a motive and the suspected shooters, leaving hypothesis to run rampant on the web.
Shortly after XXX was pronounced useless, the Broward County Sheriff’s Workplace launched the next description of the suspects: “At the very least one of many suspects fired a gun placing [XXXTentacion]. Each of the suspects fled in a dark-colored SUV. Investigators say it seems to be a attainable theft.” Based on TMZ, police mentioned the suspects had been “black males sporting hoodies” and the “shooter was sporting a purple masks.”
Earlier at this time, simply hours earlier than XXXTentacion was shot and killed, Soldier Kidd and Soldier JoJo posted this picture on Instagram, together with a caption together with what many imagine are threats in opposition to XXXTentacion:
“Triple X however we banging like we BD @soldier.jojo ON THE X,” reads the caption, which additionally features a goal emoji. When you look carefully on the picture, you’ll discover a purple masks (just like the police’s description) sitting on the headrest of the automobile’s seat.
Additionally, a “Boomerang” picture posted on Soldier Kidd’s Instagram Stay confirmed that he had picked up meals from Hook Fish and Rooster, a restaurant in Deerfield, Florida, not too removed from the place XXXTentacion was killed. When you pause the shifting picture, you may clearly see a gun sitting in his lap, together with a plate of meals.
Soldier Jojo additionally posted an image to his IG story with a seemingly an identical purple masks. The image, which exhibits a timestamp of June 2nd, exhibits Jojo crouched beside a automobile with the purple masks on prime of his head and extending his center finger towards the bottom. Oddly sufficient, the picture additionally has the letters “XXX” in purple kind. One other picture exhibits him posing in an undisclosed parking storage with Soldier Kidd.
Followers of XXXTentacion had been fast to leap to conclusions and accused Soldier Kidd and Jojo of being behind XXX’s loss of life, however each Soldier Kidd and Soldier Jojo are apparently part of a bunch/rap collective referred to as “XXX.” It’s not clear whether or not there’s any connection between the group and XXXTentacion or if it’s simply pure coincidence.
After rumors emerged that Soldier Kidd and Soldier Jojo had been liable for XXXTentacion’s capturing loss of life, Soldier Kidd jumped on Instagram dwell to clear his identify. He denied having something to do with XXX’s loss of life, saying that he was at his home “all day popping Xanax and sh** like that.”
Soldier Kidd additionally posted the next video on Instagram, saying that he didn’t even know XXXTentacion.
“I seen lots feedback on social media saying I had one thing to do with XXXTentacion’s passing,” Soldier Kidd mentioned in the video. “All of us received love for Florida. I received love for Broward [County]. I ain’t even know who the person was, you’re feeling me? We out right here dealing with enterprise, we out right here getting cash, we don’t received no time for none of this sh** that’s happening.”
Soldier Kidd additionally supplied his condolences to XXXTentacion’s household earlier than closing his video out by reiterating that he “had nothing to do with” XXX’s homicide.
For his half, Soldier Jojo uploaded a video on his personal web page additionally denying any involvement in XXXTentacion’s homicide.
For what it’s value, police imagine the capturing was the results of a theft, and detectives are reportedly providing a $3,000 award for any info that results in an arrest.