Rapper Juice Wrld dead after suffering seizure at Chicago airport, officials say

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Rapper Juice Wrld died Sunday morning after suffering a seizure at Chicago's Midway Airport, the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed to NBC News. He was 21.

Updated 11:58 a.m. EST Dec. 8: The singer, whose real name was Jarad Anthony Higgins, suffered a "medical emergency" in the airport's terminal after deplaning from a private jet, WMAQ reported. According to officials from the Chicago Police Department, the singer was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, the television station reported.

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Original report: The Chicago-born singer, whose real name was Jarad Anthony Higgins, suffered the seizure while walking through the airport after deplaning from his California flight, TMZ reported.

Chicago police confirmed a 21-year-old man suffered a medical emergency at the airport about 2 a.m. after getting off a private jet, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. The man was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead, the newspaper reported.

The cause of death has not been revealed. the Sun-Times reported.

The emo rapper's single "Lucid Dreams" peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in June 2018, Rolling Stone reported.