After opening to fans more in his first ever vlog post earlier today, Florida sensation XXXTentacion decided to hop on his Instagram stories a few hours later and announce that his Potsu-produced song “Jocelyn Flores,” f his latest album 17, has ficially gone double platinum, surpassing the 2 million sold mark.
“Just found out I went double platinum worldwide with my song “Jocelyn Flores!” he wrote, before adding “Hope you’re proud Jocelyn! Thank you for watching over me.”
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If you’re unaware, Jocelyn Flores happened to be a friend X who suffered from depression and committed suicide back in May 2017, while staying with him in Florida for a photoshoot. Following this tragic news, X shared some encouraging words to his fans on Twitter (which have since been deleted), saying “All I can is support your friends, family, life is short & life is not promised, spread love and understanding to all. Spent days crying and enraged about something I couldn’t change, so if you see me and I don’t want to take a pictures I apologize in advance. Rest in Peace Jocelyn Flores, Im sorry I couldn’t save you.”
As for what’s next for X, he was recently spotted cooking up & experimenting with some new sounds both acoustically & heavy auto-tune, while also announcing that he has a coupe projects on the way. We’ll just have to wait to hear the final results though.
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Check out X’s platinum-selling record announcement (below) and show your support on iTunes.