One of the songs on Juice’s “Too Soon” EP was called “Legends” and it has a pretty prophetic lyric. As we said, the track was about Lil Peep and XXXTentacion’s deaths. In the song, he raps, “What’s the 27 club? We ain’t making it past 21.”
The song and EP were released on June 19, 2018 … the day after XXX was murdered in South Florida. Juice Wrld and XXXTentacion recorded a track called, “where did u go?” … which was released in July 2018.
9:42 AM PT — Juice’s fellow artists are waking up to the shocking news. Lil Nas X posted about losing yet another “young talented rising” artist.
Juice Wrld’s major-label career was just starting after he almost climbed to the top of the charts in 2018. His first huge hit came in summer 2018 with “Lucid Dreams” … which made it to #2.
His song, “All Girls Are the Same,” also became a hit when Lil Yachty was featured on the remix.
In fact, it was that song’s success that drew the attention of Interscope Records … which signed him to a multi-million dollar contract. One month after releasing his first studio album, “Goodbye & Good Riddance” … Juice released the 2-track EP, “Too Soon,” as a tribute to Lil Peep and XXXTentacion.
Juice also had a feature on Travis Scott’s enormous “AstroWorld” album, singing the hook on the track, “No Bystanders.”
Higgins’ stage name was reportedly inspired by Tupac Shakur’s performance in the 1992 film, “Juice.”
Juice Wrld just turned 21 last Monday.