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Full Transcript of XXXTentacion Domestic Abuse Recording Released

The full recording captures the late controversial rapper admitting to instances of violence and domestic abuse and discussing his struggles with suicidal thoughts and trauma.
Andrea Domanick
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XXXTentacion Admits to Domestic Abuse In New Recording

The controversial Florida rapper, accused of domestic violence before his death, confesses in a recording obtained by Pitchfork.
Shaad D’Souza
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Vic Mensa Says He Rejects Abusive Rappers, Defends XXXTentacion Call-Out

Mensa has taken to social media to defend the anti-abuse comments he made in his BET Awards freestyle.
Shaad D’Souza
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Should This XXXTentacion and Lil Peep Song Exist?

A new collab between the two musicians called "Falling Down" has been put together posthumously, amid disapproval from Peep's friends, family, and fans.
Shaad D’Souza
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Watch Meek Mill and Miguel's Powerful BET Awards Performance

Mill performed "Stay Woke" in a hoodie with images of XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo on it.
Shaad D’Souza

Nobody Wins in the Story of XXXTentacion

The late 20-year-old rapper was a hero to some, an abusive menace to others, and a sad prophecy of where society is going for all of us.
Lawrence Burney
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XXXTentacion Shot Dead in Miami

Reports say the rapper is in critical condition.
Phil Witmer
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Spotify CEO Talks Hateful Conduct Policy: "We Rolled This Out Wrong"

After his company removed R. Kelly and XXXTentacion from curated playlists at the start of this month, Daniel Ek admitted to a conference crowd last night that Spotify made some mistakes.
Alex Robert Ross
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Spotify to Restore XXXTentacion Songs to Their Playlists After Outcry

The company's "hateful conduct" policy was reportedly protested by Kendrick Lamar, who threatened to pull his music from the platform.
Phil Witmer
Ask A Lawyer

How Easy Is it for Businesses to Walk Away from Problematic Artists?

Following Spotify's new conduct policies for curated playlists, we examine the legal and ethical mechanisms lurking beneath the surface of right vs. wrong.
Andrea Domanick

You Don't Have to Listen to Abusive Rappers

The abusive histories of rap's new guard—XXXtentacion, 6ix9ine, Kodak Black, and more—challenges listeners to confront a moral decision. But really, is it that complicated?
Lawrence Burney
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Erykah Badu Has Some Stuff to Say About Her Next Album... And Also Hitler?

She talks XXXtentacion, Donald Trump, and understanding kids these days in a wild interview with Vulture.
Kristin Corry