Jarad Anthony Higgins, widely known as Juice WRLD, was born on December 2, 1998, in Chicago, Illinois. Raised by his single mother, Juice WRLD grew up in a religious household. He developed a passion for music at an early age, influenced by his mother’s gospel singing and his exposure to various genres, including rock and rap.
Juice WRLD’s artistic adventure began when he was a youngster and started recording music on his cellphone. Artists like Future, Kanye West, and Travis Scott in particular inspired him. His love for Tupac Shakur’s performance in the movie “Juice” and his ambition to stand for leaving his mark on the world inspired his stage name. This was the first step on his road to becoming Juice WRLD.
In 2018, Juice WRLD’s life took a dramatic turn when he released “Lucid Dreams,” a song that catapulted him into the mainstream. The track, built around a sample of Sting’s “Shape of My Heart,” resonated with a wide audience, quickly amassing millions of streams and earning him widespread recognition. “Lucid Dreams” was a poignant exploration of heartbreak, and its emotional depth resonated with fans, solidifying Juice WRLD’s position as a rising star.
Juice WRLD followed this success with the release of “Goodbye & Good Riddance,” his debut studio album, in May 2018. The record solidified his status as a major player in the music business. Songs like “Lean wit Me” and “All Girls Are the Same” kept showcasing his unique fusion of hip-hop and emo influences.
With the release of his second studio album, “Death Race for Love,” in 2019, Juice WRLD’s career flourished even further. Number-one hits from this album included “Robbery” and “Hear Me Calling.” It demonstrated his artistic flexibility by examining subjects like substance abuse, mental health, and love.
What was Juice WRLD Cause Death?
Tragically, on December 8, 2019, Juice WRLD’s life was cut short when he suffered a seizure at Chicago’s Midway International Airport. He was just 21 years old.
Posthumous Releases and Legacy
Following Juice WRLD’s untimely death, his record label, Grade A Productions, and his family released several posthumous projects, including “Legends Never Die” (2020) and “The Party Never Ends.” These albums allowed fans to experience new music and reflected the artist’s prolific creativity.