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Future collaborator and rapper FXXXXY has passed away

The Dallas-based rapper was 25.

September 23, 2020
Future collaborator and rapper FXXXXY has passed away Photo via publicist  

FXXXXY, the Dallas rapper known for his collaborations with Future, has passed away last week at age 25 after a routine medical procedure.

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His family offered a statement through a publicist:

"The family of Maudell Watkins, aka FXXXXY, aka FBG Fox, are totally shocked and devastated at his unexpected and unforeseen passing. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to his many friends and acquaintances who’ve reached out to us in this extremely difficult time. He lived music with every breath he took and his focus and drive were unmatched. May his contributions to the music industry live forever. CC 4 Life!"

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Before signing a publishing deal with Future's label FreeBandz, FXXXXY (pronounced "Foxy") kicked off his solo career in 2016 with his Cartel Shawty EP. In 2018, he teamed up with Gunna for the single "Need U" and engineered Future's EP SAVE ME in 2019. His most recent single was “Paranoia / #1 Stunna.”

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Future collaborator and rapper FXXXXY has passed away