The number 999 was an important symbol for the late rapper Juice WRLD (real name Jarad Anthony Higgins). For him, 999 represented turning a negative into a positive. It’s essentially the opposite of 666, often associated with evil in popular culture due to its significance in Christian symbolism.
Juice WRLD described the meaning of 999 in a tweet in 2017: “999 represents taking whatever ill, whatever bad situation or whatever struggle you’re going through and turning it into something positive to push yourself forward.”
In his music, Juice WRLD often discussed struggles with mental health, addiction, and heartbreak. The 999 symbol served as a beacon of hope amidst these darker themes. His fans adopted it as a symbol of remembrance after his untimely death in December 2019.