JuiceWRLD was a shining star in the hip hop world with more potential for greatness, but suffered an early death weeks ago. The Blast is reporting that Juice WRLD died from an accidental overdose of Oxycodone and codeine (sizzurp). The coroner in Chicago has reported his autopsy and toxicology from authorities with the following statement,”The Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the cause and manner of death of 21-year-old Jarad A. Higgins. Higgins died as a result of oxycodone and codeine toxicity. The manner of death is accident.”
Rappers and fans alike have all mourned his death and some artists such as Boosie have put blame on people such as the pilot of the plane. According to reports, during the raid Juice WRLD swallowed a bunch of pills attempting to hide them from the federal agents. It seems, the action proved fatal. Witnesses on scene said he was taking a grip of Percocet when cops boarded the plane. Percocet contains a combination of acetaminophen and oxycodone.
A movement from some rappers have included the call for rapping about drugs due to early deaths of fellow musicians in the last couple of years such as Mac Miller. to come to an end. Vic Mensa is an artist who believes the hip hop lifestyle is to blame. Nonetheless, this report may answer some questions some may have surrounding the hip hop artist’s death.