We regret to inform you that Dominican music producer and DJ Xtassy Beats, born Juan Alfonso Abreu, has died. Xtassy was only 37 years old.
As one-half of the music production duo A&X (Alcover and Xtassy), Xtassy made songs for Don Omar and helped put Natti Natasha on the map. The duo's debut album, “The Rise: Latin Street Hits,” debuted at No. 10 on Billboard's Latin Rhythm Albums chart in 2016.
Fans of Xtassy have gone to social media to send heartfelt thoughts and condolences to his family and loved ones, as predicted. But the obvious question remains: What was the cause of death for Xtassy Beats? Here's everything we know.
How Did Xtassy Beats Die?
The reason for the death of Xtassy Beats has not been made public. According to Billboard, no information concerning Xtassy's cause of death has been made public. Alcover (actual name: Milton Restituyo) was Xtassy's musical partner who first confirmed the news.
Alcover took to Instagram on the evening of February 4, 2022, to convey the news of Xtassy's death with a devastating tribute.
“Shattered is not even the slightest expression of what I am feeling right now,” Alcover wrote in Spanish. “Because we don't have you with us, I can't assimilate it enough to write it down.” I adore you, my little brother; we became men, fathers, dreamers, and professionals together, and you inspired me every day we spent together.
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You are a legend, and legends live forever! I will always remember you. God, give us the strength to comprehend your will. There is a mother who has lost her son; children who have lost their father; brothers who have lost hope; assist us; we have lost a great human being.”