12/17/20 Juice WRLD’s Legacy: One Year After Accidental Overdose (Billboard)
12/8/19 TMZ reports that the Interscope-signed artist, real name Jarad Anthony Higgins, flew from California to Chicago Sunday morning (December 8). Following the flight, witnesses said he suffered the seizure while walking through the airport.
Who Is He
Jarad Anthony Higgins (December 2, 1998 – December 8, 2019), known professionally as Juice Wrld (stylized as Juice WRLD; pronounced "Juice World"), was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was known for his singles "All Girls Are the Same" and "Lucid Dreams" which helped him gain a recording contract with Lil Bibby's Grade A Productions and Interscope Records.
Juice WRLD released his second studio album, Death Race for Love, via Grade A / Interscope in March 2019. It hit No.1 on the Billboard 200. According to Nielsen data, the rapper was the seventh biggest artist in the US in the first half of this year, in terms of consumption across all formats. In terms of audio on-demand streams, he was the fifth biggest, racking up 1.91bn plays in the US across the Jan-June period.
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