The Florida native currently has the No. 1 and No. 2 albums on Amazon’s Movers and Shakers Digital Music list. His album ?, which was released in March, has soared by 41,306 percent, while his August 2017 album 17 has spiked by 9,000 percent.
XXX’s sales in CDs and vinyl have jumped too: he currently holds the No. 2 and No. 3 spots, with the ? vinyl leaping by 542,566 percent and the ? CD by 54,057 percent in sales.
X’s music is topping iTunes, with his ? cut “SAD!” at No. 1, while the album’s song “Changes” is at No. 5. The entire album is now at No. 3 on the iTunes charts, while 17 is at No. 5.
Even though Spotify removed X’s music from their editorial playlists earlier in May, it since reversed its policy amid backlash. Now, after X’s death, the streaming platform featured an “RIP XXXTentacion” banner and a playlist of his music at the top of its browser.
The 20-year-old was fatally shot in South Florida on Monday while shopping for motorcycles. According to the Broward County Sheriff's Department, X was approached by two armed men, one of whom opened fire on the rapper. Jahseh Onfroy, a.k.a. XXXTentacion was then taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.