Some people think Drake ordered XXXTENTACION’s murder because of these song lyrics
This is dark, ya’ll
by Ari Bines
After the death of 20-year-old rapper XXXTENTACION, there were plenty of mixed emotions rattling around Twitter. Some were sad that way he was "taken too soon", and some were totally indifferent to the fact that a guy who allegedly assaulted his pregnant girlfriend with a barbecue fork and openly bragged about almost beating a gay man to death was killed. Crazy world!
But we were all left wondering who done it. Now, there's an online conspiracy theory that Drake, the Champagne Papi himself, is behind all of it. Let me break it down for you:
The conspiracy is primarily based on Drake's latest hit, 'I'm Upset'
"I'm Upset" was released to the public on May 25, just 3 weeks prior to XXX's death. Some song lyrics read"
SMS, triple X
That's the only time I ever shoot below the neck
XXX is a nickname for XXXTENTACION, and online theorists think the lyrics allude to Drake calling on someone to shoot him. The gunshot wounds that killed XXX were all reportedly to his torso, below his neck.
The violent lyrics continue with even more detail
In another part of the song, Drake asks why would you keep shooting someone when you already know they're done for:
Why you keep on shootin' if you know that n*gga dead?
That's the only kind of shit that gets you some respect
Conspiracy theorists think this connects to the murder as XXX was said to have died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Why would Drake kill XXXTENTACION? Dramatic Twitter users think XXX had major dirt on Drizzy
According to the theory, Drake knew XXX had info on him that Drake was desperate to keep secret by any means necessary. After word about Drake's alleged son, Adonis, was released by Pusha T, XXX allegedly saw it as an opportunity to out him and pile on more dirt to ruin Drake's career.
While this theory is undoubtedly garage and fake, it's still pretty crazy to connect these dots. But I mean, I doubt the dude who shot XXX was a Canadian kid named Aubrey. That'd be the real tragedy.
We've reached out to Drake's team for more information.
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