XXXTentacion Locked Up for 7 Felony Charges

He’s in a mess of trouble.

Despite musical success, XXXTentacion has gotten himself in a heap of legal trouble.

The rapper has been thrown in the slammer for a range of charges, including witness tampering and witness harassment.

Sources confirm with HipHopHotwire that he is facing serious time after being denied bail.

XXXtentacion, born Jahseh Onfroy, has been facing allegations of domestic violence. He was accused initially of battery against a pregnant woman and false imprisonment. New charges have developed in relation to the original case, and now he may be facing decades in prison.

He has repeatedly maintained his innocence in connection to the domestic violence claims against him.

The plaintiff in the domestic violence case has expressed her desire to have the charges dropped, saying she does not want to testify. However, in a deposition she gave in January 2017, she recounted pressures from the artist and his associates to back away from the charge. Prosecutors allegedly have a large amount of additional evidence from phone calls he made from jail.

The judge sent him to jail after the new charges, claiming he had violated his initial bail.

His next court date is schedules for January 24th, 2018.

XXXtentacion has been having quite a year, with his debut album 17 reaching no. 2 on the charts. He’s also had two top 40 tracks: “Look at Me!” and “Jocelyn Flores.”

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