Just months prior to he was shot and killed in Florida, XXXTentacion signed a file deal worthy of $10 million, the New York Occasions stories. According to the Times, X was offered the agreement by Empire, the similar label he released his debut album 17 on last calendar year.
In accordance to several men and women who were being “briefed on the terms,” Empire prepared on releasing the Florida rapper’s third album someday this calendar year, and he had been in the studio doing the job on new new music at the time of his dying.
Empire founder Ghazi Shami verified that the rapper experienced concluded “a important quantity of material” for the album prior to he died. XXXTentacion’s posthumous 3rd album is not predicted to drop till at minimum October owing to a clause in his previous file agreement with a distribution unit of Universal Music Team.
The release of his third album will no question contribute to the controversial rapper’s posthumous rise in recognition. The 7 days after his death, his most current one “Sad!” jumped from No. 52 to No. 1 on the Billboard Scorching 100 and he beat Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s Every little thing Is Really like joint album for the #1 place for that week.
The video clip for “Sad!”—which was released the day of his personal funeral and eerily demonstrates him attending his individual funeral and fighting with his personal resurrected body—has been viewed additional than 60 million moments on YouTube, bringing his whole audio and online video streams for his audio to a whopping 4.6 billion, in accordance to Nielson.