but big sales figures and big name co-signs are only one aspect of the soundcloud rap story xxxtentacion was murdered in june while awaiting trial on horrendous domestic abuse charges 6ix9ine, frequently accused of assault and on probation for a sexual abuse case relating to a 13-year-old, is currently facing life in prison if convicted of federal racketeering and firearms charges trippie redd, a rapper embroiled in a feud with 6ix9ine, has twice been arrested this year, first after getting in a fight with rapper fdm grady, and then after allegedly pistol-whipping a woman lil pump spent what he said was “a couple of months” in jail this year on a parole violation eighteen-year-old rapper tay-k is currently being held without bail on charges of murder and aggravated robbery lil xan went to rehab for opioid addiction; lil peep died last year after overdosing on opioids allegations of sexual misconduct resurfaced around adam 22, whose no jumper podcast has transformed itself into a media empire on the back of soundcloud rap, spreading its tentacles into gig promotion, artist management and a clothing line he has denied the allegations