Lil Tay Reappears on Instagram to Pay Tearful Tribute to XXXTentacion
Following a two-week hiatus from social media, Lil Tay has resurfaced on Instagram to share her thoughts on the tragic death of controversial rapper XXXTentacion.
On Monday, the controversial 9-year-old posted a touching message and a couple of screenshots of her chats and FaceTime conversation with the 20-year-old rapper.
“X, you truly changed me. You were there for me when everyone wanted me to fail, you were there to give me advice, you were there,” she wrote.
Lil Tay also revealed some charitable work they had planned in an apparent attempt to repackage her brand.
“As a father figure, when I don’t have one, you were here, FaceTiming me and calling me for hours when I’m down, 3 hours ago you announced the Charity event we were going to throw, we had everything set up, I can’t believe this, the evil in the world, This isn’t good Bye. I love you best friend. I Love you, X.”
XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was fatally shot as he was leaving a motorcycle dealership in south Florida on Monday. The rapper, who rose to prominence after the release of his debut album in 2017, was facing 15 felony charges at the time of his death, including aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, BBC reports.
Based on the rapper’s last Instagram story, he was planning a charity event this weekend in Florida. The post, however, did not include Lil Tay’s involvement.
“Our Charity event! How could this be, please come back X,” she said. “Please. Your soul is in my heart. We planned this Charity for a month. Xxxtentacion x Lil Tay Charity. I will make it happen.”
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