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XXXTentacions video for Moonlight drops three months after fatal shooting

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The video for XXXTentacions Moonlight has been released three months after his death.

The single became his second highest charting release.

The footage sees him smiling as he walks through a party under the moonlight and hes in his own world, listening to music and laughing to himself as he watches others having a good time. XXX is billed as the writer and creative director on the video.

The song shot to number 13 on Billboard Hot 100 in the wake of his death and this is the second video to be released since his untimely demise, with SAD being dropped the same month he died.

The rapper was shot dead on 18 June in whats thought to have been a robbery gone wrong. CCTV footage was recently released showing the last movements of XXX, real name Jahseh Onfroy, in which he could be seen in the motorbike showroom where two men follow him in.

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The footage then changes the car park, where men can be seen approaching XXXs car, with one pulling a gun and firing at point blank range while another climbs into the car in an attempt to steal from the rapper.

XXX was the creative director on the video (Picture: Youtube)

The thieves stole a Louis Vuitton bag – which contained $50,000 (£38,335). Its thought they opened fire after failing to get the chain from around his neck.

The court was told that the one of the suspects was carrying a short-barrelled rifle and that the other had a handgun and that they were trying to get the victim to remove the chain thats around his neck. Footage of the shooting was played during the bail hearing for Robert Allen, the third man arrested for XXXTentatcions murder.

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Dedrick Devonshay Williams and Michael Boatwright, both 22, have been charged with first degree murder with a firearm, as well as armed robbery. Trayvon Newsome was the fourth to be arrested, and was charged with first degree murder, and robbery with a deadly weapon.

All have pleaded not guilty.

Following his death, his mother revealed he was due to become a dad as his girlfriend is pregnant with their son.

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