Chicago rapper Juice WRLD dead after ‘medical
Chicago-born rapper Juice WRLD died Sunday after suffering a medical emergency at Midway Airport, according to media reports.
The 21-year-old rapper, whose birth name is Jarad Anthony Higgins, died after suffering a seizure, according to TMZ.
Chicago police confirmed that a 21-year-old man suffered a medical emergency at the airport about 2 a.m. after getting off a private jet. He was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead.
The cause of death was not immediately known, police said.
Juice WRLD rose to fame off the back of his 2018 album “Goodbye and Good Riddance,” which peaked at number 6 on the Billboard 200. The lead single “Lucid Dreams” peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Musicians and industry insiders took to social media Sunday morning to pay homage to the fallen rapper.