American rapper and singer Juice Wrld – whose real name is Jarad Anthony Higgins – has died at age 21 after “suffering a seizure” at Chicago Airport.
According to TMZ, the rapper – who worked with the likes of Travis Scott, Ellie Goulding, Future and Nicki Minaj in his career – suffered a seizure while travelling through Chicago’s Midway airport on Sunday morning (8th December), following a flight from California. The exact time of death is still yet to be confirmed.
According to TMZ sources, the rapper suffered a seizure while walking through Midway airport and was bleeding from the mouth when emergency services arrived. Juice was reportedly still conscious when he arrived at the hospital, but was pronounced dead shortly after.
News of the performer’s death took social media by storm almost immediately, with countless fans and friends sharing their respects and memories of Juice online.
Although Juice was a fiercely popular artist, he career had only really just begun. His stardom began when his debut single, Lucid Dreams, reached number two on he US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Shortly after that, Interscope Records signed Juice to multi-million dollar recording contract, following another hit with All Girls Are The Same, which featured Lil Yachty on the remix.
The rapper also collaborated with Travis Scott, appearing on his AstroWorld album, performing on the track, No Bystanders.
Earlier on this year, Juice replaced Future as the guest act on Nicki Minaj’s European tour.
Juice turned 21 just last week.
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