Rapper Juice Wrld dead at 21 after suffering seizure at airport: report

Rapper Juice Wrld has reportedly died after suffering a seizure. He was 21.

TMZ reports that the rising star had just landed at Chicago's Midway airport after a flight from California, when he had a seizure while walking through the airport. The report cites witnesses who say that the artist, whose birth name is Jarad Anthony Higgins, was "bleeding at the mouth" when paramedics arrived and rushed him to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Juice Wrld's cause of death is unknown at this time.

The Chicago-born rapper burst onto the music scene in May 2018 with breakout hit "Lucid Dreams," which charted at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song's success gained him recognition by record labels, and he signed to Interscope Records the same year, when he also released his debut album, "Goodbye & Good Riddance." The album hit No. 6 on the Billboard 200.

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OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Rapper Juice Wrld performs at the 2019 Rolling Loud Music Festival on Day 2 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 29, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/FilmMagic)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 31: Juice Wrld performs at Made in America - Day 1 at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on August 31, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Arik McArthur/WireImage)
LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 24: Juice WRLD performs on stage during Leeds Festival 2019 at Bramham Park on August 24, 2019 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Katja Ogrin/Redferns)
The american rapper Juice WRLD performing live at Lowlands Festival 2019 on 18 August 2019 in Biddinghuizen, Netherlands. (Photo by Roberto Finizio/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 06: Juice WRLD performs on stage during Wireless Festival 2019 on July 06, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Lorne Thomson/Redferns)
American rapper Juice Wrld performing on Day 2 of Wireless Festival held at Finsbury Park, London. (Photo by Isabel Infantes/PA Images via Getty Images)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JUNE 30: Rapper, Juice Wrld throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field on June 30, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE - JUNE 15: Juice WRLD performs during 2019 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on June 15, 2019 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/WireImage)
MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE - JUNE 15: Juice WRLD performs on Which Stage during the 2019 Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival on June 15, 2019 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic for Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival )
BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 18: Juice Wrld performs at the 2019 InfieldFest during the 144th Preakness Stakes presented by The Stronach Group at Pimlico Race Track on May 18, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for The Stronach Group)
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - MAY 12: Rapper Ski Mask the Slump God performs onstage at Coca-Cola Roxy on May 12, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - MAY 12: Juice WRLD performs in concert during "Death Race For Love" tour at Coca-Cola Roxy on May 12, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
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Juice Wrld released a mixtape with Future, followed by his second album, "Death Race for Love," in 2019. He had also done major collaborations with Travis Scott, Lil Uzi Vert, Benny Blanco and Ellie Goulding.

Juice Wrld had just turned 21 on Monday, December 2, less than a week before his death. More details will be added to this story as they become available.

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