The violent murder of rapper and French Montana protege Chinx was a shock to fans of the rising rapper, who was on the cusp of stardom. Since investigating the 2015 incident, the NYPD said that the recording artist was a target of a hit.
More than six months after his grisly demise in his own Queens neighborhood, NYPD investigators still have no new leads in solving the Chinx murder case.
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Queens rapper Chinx was gunned downed in May, but there still are reportedly no solid leads on who pulled the trigger. The NYPD is now offering $2500 for info on his murder.
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The Notorious B.I.G. tragically popularized the slogan “you’re nobody until somebody kills you” weeks after he was murdered in 1997. Nearly two decades later, deja vu cast a black shadow across the NYC Hip-Hop scene.
Times have changed and New York City is no longer the de facto city of rap dominance. The lack of support for local artists is partially to blame, but other artists simply saw their proverbial “hoop dreams” deflate as quickly as their stars rose.
Now that the flowers have withered and the sympathy calls have slowed down, Chinx’s widow, Janelli Caceres-Pickens, 28, has to assume the dual-parenting role and handle business like an adult.
Chinx Drugz hasn’t even been buried a week, but the messiness of baby mama drama and mistresses surrounding the Coke Boyz rapper seems to only be just getting started. Reportedly, a woman is pregnant with his child—a woman who is not his “wife.”
Now that Chinx has been laid to rest, every new recording fans stumble on will unintentionally become a memorial of sorts. Shortly before he was killed, former Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood star Mally Mall was partying with the Coke Boys and the late Queens rapper hopped on a track that would eventually become “Freak,” featuring […]
It has been more than a week since Chinx, known to his closet family members as Lionel Pickens, was gunned down in Queens. While police working the case are still scrambling for leads on the murder, the ones who loved the 31-year-old rapper, father, husband and son the most, gathered not too far from the […]
A memorial fund has been established in the honor of Lionel “Chinx” Pickens, the Coke Boys rapper who was gunned down in Queens over the weekend. So far more than $10,000 has been pledged, with the funds being earmarked to help support his children.
It can’t be stressed enough how the murder of Chinx has greatly affected members of the Hip-Hop community. Especially for those artists who operated closely with the slain 31-year-old married father of three.