Hip hop artist XXXTentacion, a Florida rapper born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, released the video for his latest track “Look At Me!” on Tuesday, the content of which has sparked outrage. In the video, the rapper depicts himself lynching a white child.
The shocking video includes images that are very disturbing (see below) which are not appropriate for everyone.
Two children are lead together up to the center of a stage by a man. One child is white, and one is black.
Hanging from the center of the stage is a noose. The man leaves the children on either side of the noose, and XXXTentacion approaches the scene. He speaks to the children, then carefully puts the noose over the white child’s head, while the black child looks on.
Audience members watch as well, as XXXTentacion walks off to the side of the stage, where a rope is dangling. With a look of hate and determination on his face, he begins to pull on the rope.
At the center of the stage, the black child watches as the white child is lifted off the ground, his feet twitching as if he is actually being hung.
The following images are screen shots taken of the described scenes.
The video has sparked outrage on Twitter. Users have called the scene “hateful” and “sick.”
While the video was widely denounced on social media, the outrageous images in the offering were still accessible on YouTube as of Wednesday evening (available to view below).
The entire content of the song is offensive and objectionable, with profanity laced throughout. The rapper describes himself in sexual situations with different women, and uses disrespectful language to describe those encounters. The words ” fu– on me” are prominently featured.
According to the Sun, during a June concert in San Diego, California, XXXTentacion was knocked out on stage, reportedly by a rival’s friend, the chaotic scenes linked to his feud with a local performer called Rob Stone.
The act sparked a mass brawl as the attacker tried to continue hitting the fallen rapper, while dozens of security guards and crew members of XXXTentacion storm the stage.
“A massive scuffle breaks out as more people get involved and one appears to kick the motionless rapper in the head,” the Sun reports.
Eventually the security team prevailed. Video footage posted by concert goers shows XXXTentacion carried from the stage by two bouncers, appearing extremely dazed.
He later posted on Twitter: “Security and venue set me up, I got sucker punched and knocked out, it is what it is. Next time make sure you kill me.”
No arrests have been made following the incident, which halted the concert and led to hundreds of people crowding outside the venue, reported Heavy.com.
Reportedly, XXXTentacion has also been feuding with rapper Drake. He claims Drake has been ripping off his music.
In July last year, XXXTentacion was arrested and charged with robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.
Below is an edited clip of the scenes described in the “Look at Me” video. There is no sound.
Rapper “XXXTENTACION” talks kid into hanging himsef in his new music video. Thoughts?!? 😡
— The Tea Spiller 🍵 (@HipHopTea) September 13, 2017
Below is the entire music video. It contains extremely graphic language and images. Discretion advised.
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