Rapper Juice WRLD dies after medical emergency in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL (AP) — Chicago-area Rapper Juice WRLD has died at age 21 after what authorities describe as a “medical emergency” at Midway International Airport.

The artist was named top new artist at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in May.

Chicago police are investigating. An autopsy is planned for Monday.

The artist got his start on SoundCloud and then became a streaming juggernaut. He rose to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit “Lucid Dreams.”

He was from the Chicago suburb of Homewood where he stood out as a talented high school musician.

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