Even at death XXXTentacion still won an award for Favorite Album – Soul/R&B. The award was accepted by his mother, Cleopatra Bernard, on his behalf. “I’m so tensed you guys, i am honored to accept this award on behalf of my son. I would like to thank the AMAs, his fans and to everyone that made this possible, she said.”
The absense of Née Jahseh Onfroy, a.k.a XXXTentacion, who was murdered in June at the age of 20, has been felt by many in the music community, with artists like Diplo, Juicy J and J. Cole expressing their condolences on social media.
Police confirmed the rapper was killed at gun point in Deerfield Beach, Flo. and was subsequently taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, while also Dedrick Devonshay Williams and Michael Boatwright, was arrested by the authorities after being in connection to the artist’s murder.