Rapper Lexii Alijai dies (21)

Lexii Alijai (Photo: Getty Images)
Lexii Alijai (Photo: Getty Images)

Cape Town – Rapper, Lexii Alijai, born Alexis Alijai Lynch, has died. She was 21 years old.

Her family members confirmed the news, but did not specify the cause of death. A cousin of the rising star, Raeisah Clark, wrote in a post on Facebook, "You're a real legend... If you know her or heard her music you'd feel chills. Rest in paradise, you'll never be forgotten! I'm so lost for words... my beautiful cousin with so much talent and [a] unique soul... It's too soon."

According to E! News, Lexii had already released two albums in her career – Joseph's Coat and Growing Pains and has worked with Drake, Nas and Kehlani.

Kehlani took to social media to grieve the loss of her friend. "I'm so sick. I'm so angry. I'm confused and my heart is broken," she wrote on Instagram.

"I don't know why this happened. I don't know what you've ever done but be brilliant, kind, strong, gentle, compassionate... My lil fuckin baby dawg. You got my heart on the floor right now, Lex. You were such a star to me because every word you spoke was true. Every word you wrote was honest. You asked questions with wide eyes, you laughed and covered your mouth cuz you was always so shy even tho everyone who ever seen you said you was so damn gorgeous. Fuck imma miss you. U was such a thug bro I seen u go thru it ALL!!! And then TELL THE STORIES SO BEAUTIFULLY! You was supposed to go take over the world, Lex. You was supposed take home the trophies and hang the plaques up."

She added, "I won't forget the late night drives or the hotel nights i won't forget u playing in my makeup i won't forget a thing. why it had to be like this. i love you sis. so much. huggin yo family."

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i’m so sick. i’m so angry. i’m confused and my heart is broken. i don’t know why this happened. i don’t know what you’ve ever done but be brilliant, kind, strong, gentle, compassionate... my lil fuckin baby dawg. you got my heart on the floor right now lex. you were such a star to me because every word you spoke was true. every word you wrote was honest. you asked questions with wide eyes, you laughed and covered your mouth cuz you was always so shy even tho everyone who ever seen you said you was so damn gorgeous. fuck imma miss you. u was such a thug bro i seen u go thru it ALL!!!! and then TELL THE STORIES SO BEAUTIFULLY! you was supposed to go take over the world lex. you was supposed take home the trophies and hang the plaques up. i won’t forget the late night drives or the hotel nights i won’t forget u playing in my makeup i won’t forget a thing. why it had to be like this. i love you sis. so much. huggin yo family.

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