The spike in XxxTentacion’s album sales following his death comes as no surprise, in fact it was commpleted expected. Traditionally, whenever an artist has died in the past their records at times have sold more copies than when they were alive. This is the case being experienced by the sales of the late rapper whose albums are selling at a rate of 400% higher than when he was alive. All of his albums are also now chart toppers at the same time.
XxxTentacion’s sophomore studio album ? is at #3 on the Billboard 200 with 93,820 units sold since his death on June 18. His debut album, 17, is #7 with 55,125 album sold his Revenge project is #30 on the Billboard 200. XxxTentacion was shot and killed in Florida, and he later died at the hospital. He was 20 years old. His murder is still under investigation but officials have arrested one man who is charged with his murder and are looking for a second man who may have been the getaway driver.