Juice Wrld, a US rapper who shot to fame on music streaming platforms, has died at the age of 21.
Report said he died after suffering a seizure at Chicago’s Midway airport On Sunday morning
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said the cause was unknown.
Juice Wrld, real name Jarad Anthony Higgins, was best-known for his viral 2018 hit Lucid Dreams. Mental health, mortality and drug use were common themes in his music.
Chicago police told the BBC a 21-year-old man suffered a medical emergency at around 02:00 local time (08:00 GMT) and was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Anthony Guglielmi, a police spokesman, told the Chicago sun times there were “no signs of foul play” and it was unclear whether drugs played a role in his Death
The rapper rose to fame in 2018, when hit singles All Girls Are the Same and Lucid Dreams, which peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, drew the attention of music fans and record labels.
More plaudits followed the release first studio album, Goodbye & Good Riddance, in 2018, cementing his himself as one of the rising stars of US rap.
In early 2018, he was signed by Interscope Records, landing a record deal reported to be worth more than $3m (£2.2m). He topped the Billboard chart this year with his second album Death Race for Love.
In one of his songs, Juice Wrld rapped about the short lives of artists, saying “all the legends seem to die out”.
The song, titled Legends, was dedicated to two late rappers, 20-year-old XXXTentacion and 21-year-old Lil Peep, who died in 2018 and 2017, respectively.
In the song Juice Wrld rapped: “What’s the 27 Club? We ain’t making it past 21. I been going through paranoia.”