Why did Juice WRLD have a seizure

On Sunday morning, the rapper Juice WRLD (pronounced: world) suffered a seizure at Chicago Airport, and died a little later - the cause of death has not yet been clarified. The 21-year-old had just landed in his hometown by private jet, videos from the plane show him happy and exuberant.

Jarad Anthony Higgins, his real name, was known for rather sad tones. He became famous through the Soundcloud platform with texts rapped into his smartphone that were less about fame and money than about a broken heart that thunders into more bearable states with codeine, MDMA and cocaine. In his biggest hit "Lucid Dreams", Juice WRLD sings about the guitar riff from Sting's "Shape of My Heart" lines like "I still see your shadows in my room", which in its sensitivity to bands like fall out Boy or Panic! At the disco recall. Higgins, who was raised by a single mother and found music through piano lessons, has always had a very broad taste in music, from rappers like Kanye West to alternative rock bands like Paramore was enough.

With this mixture of classic, hard rap elements and a rather unusual emo rock touch, he was considered a great hope, and his admirers included rap giants such as Gucci Mane, Chance The Rapper or Future. Sting was also delighted with the "beautiful interpretation" of his 1993 chords. Juice WRLD's first album was released in 2018, a second in March of this year, and in May he was named "Best New Artist" at the Billboard Awards. Ellie Goulding, with whom he worked on the song "Hate Me," wrote on Twitter about Juice WRLD's death: "You still had such a long way to go, you were just getting started."

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