Chart-breaking artist, XXXTentacion, will cement his legacy as a musical prodigy with the release of his final full-length album “Bad Vibes Forever” on December 6.
Billie Eilish, Trippie Redd, Craig Xen and PnB Rock reflect on the scale of X’s impact in a recently posted album trailer;
In the clip, Eilish dubs X “a beam of light,” and Trippie Redd signs off with “forever and always.” In addition to “Bad Vibes Forever,” XXXTentacion’s forthcoming Bad Vibes Forever album will also include previously released singles “Royalty” [feat. Ky-Mani Marley, Stefflon Don & Vybz Kartel] and “Hearteater.”
The momentous, final project bookends a discography of genre-bending music that skyrocketed X to superstardom and led to: Two number 1 albums with ? and Skins, more than 1 billion Spotify streams of his first No. 1 single “SAD!”, 2018 BET Hip Hop Award for ‘Best New Hip Hop Artist’, 2018 American Music Award for ‘Favorite Album – Soul/R&B’ and ten 2019 Billboard Music Award nominations.
XXXTentacion remains the voice of his generation. In 2017, he unleashed his debut 17, which bowed at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 and went RIAA platinum. Less than six months later, his second album, ?, bowed at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, went platinum, yielded 5.2 billion global streams, and achieved sales of 3.2 million global equivalent albums. Among its stacked track listing, the record boasted “SAD!” (4x-platinum, surpassing 1 billion streams on Spotify), “Moonlight” (2x-platinum), and “changes” (2x-platinum). In 2019, Billboard highlighted him on their coveted “Songwriters of the Year” list and the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards crowned him “Best New Hip Hop Artist” as 17 earned “Favorite Album – Soul/R&B” at the American Music Awards. He can count Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Camila Cabello, J. Cole, Billie Eilish and Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx amongst his supporters and admirers as well. His influence and impact only continues to grow.