Hip-Hop Community Mourns Death of Rapper Chinx on Social Media

Chinx Drugz performs at thePower 105.1 DJ Prostyle's Birthday Bash at Best Buy Theater on April 30, 2014 in New York City.
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Chinx Drugz performs at thePower 105.1 DJ Prostyle's Birthday Bash at Best Buy Theater on April 30, 2014 in New York City.

The hip-hop community is in mourning following the death of rapper Chinx, who was killed in a drive-by shooting on Sunday, May 17, in Queens, N.Y.

The 31-year-old rapper was a member of French Montana's Coke Boys.

"Chinx was one of the most talented, professional and determined rappers this industry had to offer," Chinx's representative Chanel Rae wrote in a statement. "Further more, he was a friend."

Details about Chinx's murder are still developing, but TMZ reports that police found the rapper and a second victim inside a car at around 4 a.m. on Sunday. He was shot multiple times in the torso.

Numerous hip-hop artists -- including Meek Mill, Mac Miller, Lil Durk and Wiz Khalifa -- shared their condolences for Chinx on social media following news of his passing. See their tributes below.

 

Damn my nigga gone that's crazy

A photo posted by LIL DURK?? (@real_lildurk) on May 17, 2015 at 7:01am PDT

 

It's a cold world.. Zip ya coat, put the hood up... #RipChinx

A photo posted by Fabolous (@myfabolouslife) on May 17, 2015 at 9:11am PDT

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